The Economic Writings of Sir William Petty: Together with the Observations Upon the Bills of Mortality, More Probably by Captain John Graunt, 第 1 巻

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242 ページ - A Treatise Wherein is demonstrated. That the church and state Of England, are in equal danger With the trade Of it.
xxxvi ページ - Mortality: in whose election it was so far from being a prejudice that he was a shopkeeper of London, that his majesty gave this particular charge to his society, that if they found any more such tradesmen, they should be sure to admit them all without any more ado.
lxxxix ページ - When any one dies, then, either by tolling or ringing of a bell, or by bespeaking of a grave of the sexton, the same is known to the searchers corresponding with the said sexton. The searchers hereupon (who are ancient matrons sworn to their office...
43 ページ - Seed wherewith to sowe the same. I say, that when this man hath subducted his seed out of the proceed of his Harvest, and also, what himself hath both eaten and given to others in exchange for Clothes, and other Natural necessaries ; that the remainder of Corn is the natural and true Rent...
245 ページ - Nam id certum est quod certum reddi potest. And if they are false, not so false as to destroy the argument they are brought for : but, at worst, are sufficient, as Suppositions, to shew the way to that Knowledge I aim at.
lxv ページ - For instead of using only comparative and superlative words, and intellectual arguments, I have taken the course (as a specimen of the Political Arithmetick 1 have long aimed at) to express myself in terms of number, weight or measure; to use only arguments of sense; and to consider only such causes as have visible foundations in nature...
51 ページ - If a man can bring to London an ounce of Silver out of the Earth in Peru, in the same time that he can produce a bushel of Corn, then one is the natural price of the other...
34 ページ - Fewness of people, is real poverty; and a Nation wherein are Eight Millions of people, are more than twice as rich as the same scope of Land wherein are but Four...
244 ページ - I have long aimed at) to express myself in Terms of Number, Weight or Measure; to use only Arguments of Sense, and to consider only such Causes, as have visible Foundations in Nature...
xxxv ページ - Now, I thought that the Wisdom of our City had certainly designed the laudable practice of taking, and distributing these Accompts, for other, and greater uses, than those above-mentioned, or at least, that some other uses might be made of them...

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