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" Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil. "
Principles of Political Economy - Page 174
by George Poulett Scrope - 1833 - 457 pages
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Principles of the Economic Philosophy of Society, Government, and Industry ...

Van Buren Denslow - Economics - 1888 - 854 pages
...contradicts iu the last half of the sentence the criterion laid down in the first half. Ricardo wiys: "Bent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the (oil. On the first settling of a country in which there is an abundance of rich and fertile...
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Our Corner, Volumes 7-8

Free thought - 1886 - 788 pages
...limitations which are inconsistent with such an expansion. "Rent", says Ricardo (McCulloch's ed., p. 34), "is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil. It is often, however, confounded with the interest and profit of capital, and,...
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Labor, Capital and Money: Their Just Relations

Cyrus C. Camp - Economics - 1888 - 272 pages
...Ricardo says, in "Principles of Economy," chapter ii., that " Rent is that portion of the pro duce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructable powers of the soil. * * " In a new country when there is an abundance of fertile land...
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Fabian Essays in Socialism

Sidney Webb, Sydney Haldane Olivier Baron Olivier, Annie Besant, Graham Wallas - Democracy - 1889 - 260 pages
...definitions are offered by the authors as elaborations of that given by their master Ricardo,2 who says, " Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil ". THE COUNTY ' FAMILY. Let us return to our ideal country. Adam is retiring from...
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Fabian Essays in Socialism

Sidney Webb, Sydney Haldane Olivier Baron Olivier, Annie Besant, Graham Wallas - Democracy - 1889 - 262 pages
...elaborations of that given LC>*> by their master Ricardo,2 who says, " Rent is that portion [ r ** of the produce of the earth which is paid to the landlord...^> *** ^***^ use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil ". THE COUNTY FAMILY. Let us return to our ideal country. Adam is retiring from...
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Principles of Political Economy

Arthur Latham Perry - Economics - 1890 - 630 pages
...David Ricardo, the Anglo-Jewish Banker, formerly announced, near the beginning of this century, that " Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth,...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Two objections lie with fatal weight against this definition and all that is involved...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 9

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1890 - 462 pages
...discussion. However, without insisting upon this, what is the definition ? " Rent," says Ricardo, " is that portion of " the produce of the earth which...landlord for the " use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Can this definition be sustained1! Certainly not The word " indestructible " is...
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Principles of Social Economics: Inductively Considered and Practically ...

George Gunton - Economics - 1891 - 492 pages
...Rent. THE definition of rent generally accepted by economists is that given by Ricardo,1 namely, " that rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." " It is manifest that if rent is limited to- what is paid for "the powers of the...
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The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic ..., Volume 1

Economics - 1891
...determining how much of it is unearned, and how much is earned. Iticardo himself defined rent as ' that portion of the produce of the earth which is...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil ; ' and he drew a distinction between this ' strict sense ' of the term and the...
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The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic ..., Volume 1

Economics - 1891 - 870 pages
...of determining how much of it is unearned, and how much is earned. Bicardo himself defined rent as ' that portion of the produce of the earth which is...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil ; ' and he drew a distinction between this ' strict sense ' of the term and the...
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