A Policy of Free Exchange: Essays by Various Writers on the Economical and Social Aspects of Free Exchange and Kindred Subjects

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Thomas Mackay
D. Appleton, 1894 - 292 páginas
 

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Página 279 - An agreement or combination by two or more persons to do or procure to be done any act in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute (between employers and workmen) 1 shall not be indictable as a conspiracy if such act committed by one person would not be punishable as a crime.
Página 38 - Labour alone, therefore, never varying in its own value, is alone the ultimate and real standard by which the value of all commodities can at all times and places be estimated and compared. It is their real price ; money is their nominal price only.
Página 257 - To tax the larger incomes at a higher percentage than the smaller, is to lay a tax on industry and economy ; to impose a penalty on people for having worked harder and saved more than their neighbors.
Página 280 - Watches or besets the house or other place where such other person resides, or works, or carries on business, or happens to be, or the approach to such house or place; or 5.
Página 280 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.
Página 37 - In his ordinary state of health, strength and spirits, in the ordinary degree of his skill and dexterity he must always lay down the same portion of his ease, his liberty, and his happiness.
Página 280 - ... liable either to pay a penalty not exceeding twenty pounds, or to be imprisoned for a term not exceeding three months, with or without hard labour.
Página 213 - The property which every man has in his own labour, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable. The patrimony of a poor man lies in the strength and dexterity of his hands; and to hinder him from employing this strength and dexterity in what manner he thinks proper without injury to his neighbour is a plain violation of this most sacred property.
Página 280 - Every person who with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or to abstain from doing wrongfully and without legal authority, 1. uses violence to or intimidates such other person or his wife or children, or injures his property; or 2.
Página 254 - Equality of taxation, therefore, as a maxim of politics, means equality of sacrifice. It means apportioning the contribution of each person towards the expenses of government, so that he shall feel neither more nor less inconvenience from his share of the payment than every other person experiences from his.

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