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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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A Short History of Political Economy in England: From Adam Smith to Arnold ...

Langford Lovell Price - Economics - 1891 - 226 pages
...exposition of value which is contained , in the first, he deals with rent. " Rent " he defines as " frhat portion of the produce of the earth which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible_pQWgrs of the soil." This is the " strict sense " of the term, and must be distinguished...
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Principles of Social Economics: Inductively Considered and Practically ...

George Gunton - Economics - 1891 - 488 pages
...at the expense of the industrious community, legitimately arises from the Ricardian postulate that " rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which is paid to the landowner for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." No more fallacious notion...
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SOCIAL ECONOMICS

GEORGE GUNTON - 1891 - 532 pages
...at the expense of the industrious community, legitimately arises from the Ricardian postulate that " rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which is paid to the landowner for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." No more fallacious notion...
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Free Exchange: Papers on Political and Economical Subjects Including ...

Louis Mallet - Bimetallism - 1891 - 398 pages
...the school to which they belong, define it thus : " Rent is that portion of the produce of the soil which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil. It is often," he says, "confounded with the interest and profit of capital, and...
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Principles of Social Economy, Volume 20

Yves Guyot - Economics - 1892 - 340 pages
...1, ten quarters for the rent of No. 2, or cultivated No. 3 free of all rent." Ricardo decides 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."3 This theory is based on the theory of final causes. It presupposes that the earth...
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Principles of Political Economy: book 1. Production. book 2. Distribution

Joseph Shield Nicholson - Economics - 1893 - 482 pages
...a minimum. CHAPTER XIV. ECONOMIC RENT. 1. Amtiii/uity of the Term Rent. " 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. It is often, however, confounded with the interest and profit of capital, and,...
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Economics and Socialism: A Demonstration of the Cause and Cure of Trade ...

Frederick Uttley Laycock - Depressions - 1895 - 414 pages
...substance of the land. In this connection some views of Ricardo's may be noticed. He states 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." In many cases the rent is not paid to any landlord. For economic rent exists even...
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The First Six Chapters of the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation ...

David Ricardo - Economics - 1895 - 152 pages
...subject, we must enquire into the nature of rent, and the laws by which its rise or fall is regulated. Rent is that portion'' of the produce of the earth,...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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Outlines of Economic Theory

Herbert Joseph Davenport - Economics - 1896 - 434 pages
...destruction of these original qualities men may have worked. The Ricardian statement defines 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." It is clear enough that some of the original powers of the soil are as capable...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 9

Thomas De Quincey, David Masson - 1897 - 452 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 sustained? Certainly not. The word "indestructible" is...
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