Over-population, and Its Remedy: Or, An Inquiry Into the Extent and Causes of the Distress Prevailing Among the Labouring Classes of the British Islands, and Into the Means of Remedying it
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846 - 446 страница
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able acres additional advantages afford agricultural allotment allowed already amount annual average become better cause century circumstances clothing comfort common condition consequence considerable continued corn cottage cultivation demand dependent destitution distress districts doubt earnings effect employed employment enable England entirely equally established excessive existence expense fall farmers farms foreign greater half important improvement income increase industry inhabitants Ireland Irish keep labourers land landlords latter least less live maintain manufactures means misery natural nearly necessary never obtain occupiers operatives paid parish paupers peasantry perhaps persons poor population portion position possession potatoes present probably procure produce profit proportion provisions quantity raised reduced relief remain rent respect scarcely shillings soil subsistence sufficient supply supposed thing tion towns trade wages week whole
Страница 209 - That call'd them from their native walks away ; When the poor exiles, every pleasure past, Hung round the bowers, and fondly...
Страница 209 - Where then, ah! where, shall poverty reside, To 'scape the pressure of contiguous pride? If to some common's fenceless limits strayed, He drives his flock to pick the scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And even the bare-worn common is denied.
Страница 205 - ... would be your answer to the people of Washington, Oregon, and California to that problem? Mr. BOWER. First of all, not all of the 28,000 come from the Pacific Coast States. Only half of them probably. Senator BONE. Well, seasonal workers. They don't come from Idaho and Utah and Montana. Mr. BOWER. There is only a certain amount of work to be done and the problem is how to divide it. Senator BONE. That is the problem in this whole thing. If we take it from one fellow we make a problem for the...
Страница 86 - They are a frugal, industrious, and intelligent race, inhabiting a district for the most part inferior in natural fertility to the southern portion of Ireland ; but cultivating it better, and paying higher rents in proportion to the quality of the land, notwithstanding the higher rate of wages.