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" Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature ; with every rood of land brought into cultivation which is capable of growing food for human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture... "
Valuing the Earth, second edition: Economics, Ecology, Ethics - Page 28
edited by - 1992 - 399 pages
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Knowledge for the Time: A Manual of Reading, Reference, and Conversation on ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1864 - 294 pages
...much satisfaction in cuntemplating the world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of naton» with every rood of land brought into cultivation which...human beings, every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use ertetminated as his rivals...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 50

Great Britain - 1886
...not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there," he adds, " much satisfaction in contemplating the world with...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of Nature." That last sentence condemns that hard public thoroughfare with its severe economies of roadside clippings...
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The Increase of Capital

Capital - 1871 - 28 pages
...principle have been so fully described by Mr. Mill, that I cannot do better than copy out the passage : " Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up ; all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use, exterminated as his...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 25

Literature - 1875
...and aspirations, which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up ; all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his...
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Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1875 - 591 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...is capable of growing food for human beings ; every fiowery waste or natnral pasture ploughed up. all quadrupeds cr birds which are not domesticated for...
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Principles of Political Economy, Volume 1

Wilhelm Roscher - Economics - 1878
...Principles, IV, ch. VI, 2, on the dreariness of nature, when taken exclusive possession of by man; "with every rood of land brought into cultivation which is capable of growing food for human beings; everv flowerv waste or natural pasture plowed up; all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated...
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Foreign Work and English Wages Considered with Reference to the Depression ...

Earl Thomas Brassey Brassey - Electronic book - 1879 - 417 pages
...and aspirations, which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds and birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his...
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Principles of Political Economy, Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1881
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1882
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but winch society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...spontaneous activity of nature; with every rood of laud brought into cultivation, which is capable of growing food for human beings ; every flowery waste...
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Notes on the Anti-corn Law Struggle

Andrew Bisset - Corn laws (Great Britain) - 1884 - 305 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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