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The most agreeable companion

The most agreeable companion

or, a choice collection of detached and most approved pieces, ... in prose and verse. Taken from a variety of ingenious authors. Also, several originals, never before published. ... Carefully selected and compiled by John Moxon, ... In two volumes. ...

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Published by printed by Griffith Wright and Son, for the compiler in Leeds .
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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 7133, no. 06.
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Pagination2v.
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Open LibraryOL16829386M

The arts of weaving plain linen and plain silk, for example, are almost entirely the same. Some money, too, is commonly given to the master for teaching him his trade. The policy of Europe considers the labour of all mechanics, artificers, and manufacturers, as skilled labour; and that of all country labourers as common labour. The one is in an advancing state, and has, therefore, a continual demand for new bands: the other is in a declining state, and the superabundance of hands is continually increasing.

Employment is much more constant in some trades than in others. There is no city in Europe, I believe, in which house-rent is dearer than in London, and yet I know no capital in which a furnished apartment can be hired as cheap. In a decaying manufacture, on the contrary, many workmen, rather than quit their old trade, are contented with smaller wages than would otherwise be suitable to the nature of their employment. Pug The pug loves children.

In country labour, on the contrary, the labourer, while he is employed about the easier, learns the more difficult parts of his The most agreeable companion book, and his own labour maintains him through all the different stages of his employment. Half a dozen wool-combers, perhaps, are necessary to keep a thousand spinners and weavers at work. In London almost all journeymen artificers are liable to be called upon and dismissed by their masters from day to day, and from week to week, in the same manner as day-labourers in other places. The arts of weaving plain linen and plain silk, for example, are almost entirely the same. Not only the art of the farmer, the general direction of the operations of husbandry, but many inferior branches of country labour require much more skin and experience than the greater part of mechanic trades.


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His aim throughout is to remind New Testament Christians that they are whole Bible believers, and to give them a key to reading the Old Testament biblically. In the history of the arts, now publishing by the French Academy of Sciences, several of them are actually explained in this manner.

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In The most agreeable companion book country of Europe we find, at least, a hundred people who have acquired great fortunes from small beginnings by trade and manufactures, the industry which properly belongs to towns, for one who has done so by that which properly belongs to the country, the raising of rude produce by the improvement and cultivation of land.

When those particular incorporations which are The most agreeable companion book peculiarly called universities were first established, the term of years which it was necessary to study, in order to obtain the degree of master of arts, appears evidently to have been copied from the terms of apprenticeship in common trades, of which the incorporations were much more ancient.

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