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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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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1904 - 591 pages
...without. Nor is there nmoa satisfaction in contemplating the worią with nothing left to the spontan* ti' activity of nature ; with every rood of land brought into cultivation, which ii capable of growing food for Ьдипи beings ; every flowery waste ornatanl pasture ploughed up,...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 5

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1907
...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...world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity c' nature ; with every rood of land brought into cultivation which is capable of growing food for human...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Classical school of economics - 1909 - 1013 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...to the spontaneous activity of nature ; with every row of land brought into cultivation, which is capable of growing foor for human beings ; every flowery...
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Wilderness and Recreation--a Report on Resources, Values, and Problems ...

University of California (System). Wildland Research Center - Recreation areas - 1962 - 352 pages
...the Western world when he wrote, "A world from which solitude is extirpated is a very poor ideal. . . Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature." But Carl Sandburg has touched a specifically American attraction in his poem, "Wilderness": ". . .There...
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ORRRC Study Report, Issue 3

Outdoor recreation - 1962
...the Western world when he wrote, "A world from which solitude is extirpated is a very poor ideal. . . Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature." But Carl Sandburg has touched a specifically American attraction in his poem, "Wilderness": ". . .There...
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Public Outdoor Recreation Areas: Acreage, Use, Potential ..., Issues 1-4

Outdoor recreation - 1962 - 200 pages
...of the Western world when he wrote, "A world from which solitude is extirpated is a very poor ideal Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature." But Carl Sandburg has touched a specifically American attraction in his poem, "Wilderness": "... There...
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The North Cascades: Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation - National parks and reserves - 1968 - 985 pages
...recognized these needs when he said : A world from which solitude is extirpated is a very poor ideal » » * nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the world with nothing left to spontaneous activity of nature. As an outdoorsman I know that solitude requires a wide dispersion of...
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The Nineteenth Century: A Monthly Review, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1879
...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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The Twentieth Century, Volume 5

Nineteenth century - 1879
...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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Perspectives on Technology

Nathan Rosenberg - Business & Economics - 1976 - 353 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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