England's Industrial Development: A Historical Survey of Commerce and Industry

Macmillan, 1912 - 374 ページ


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141 ページ - For look in what parts of the realm doth grow the finest and therefore dearest wool, there noblemen and gentlemen, yea, and certain abbots, holy men no doubt...
141 ページ - I) your sheep that were wont to be so meek and tame, and so small eaters, now, as I hear say, be become so great devourers and so wild, that they eat up, and swallow down the very men themselves. They consume, destroy, and devour whole fields, houses, and cities. For look in what parts of the realm doth grow the finest and therefore dearest wool, there noblemen and gentlemen, yea and certain abbots, holy men...
141 ページ - ... not contenting themselves with the yearly revenues and profits that were wont to grow to their fore-fathers and predecessors of their lands, nor being content that they live in rest and pleasure nothing profiting, yea, much noying the weal public, leave no ground for tillage ; they enclose all into pastures ; they throw down houses ; they pluck down towns, and leave nothing standing, but only the church to be made a sheephouse.
141 ページ - ... and fraud, or by violent oppression they be put besides it, or by wrongs and injuries they be so wearied, that they be compelled to sell all: by one means, therefore, or by other, either by hook or crook they must needs depart away, poor silly wretched souls, men, women, husbands, wives, fatherless...
241 ページ - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
176 ページ - Thou shall drink port,' the English statesman cried ; He drank the poison, and his spirit died. Section III.— National Debt. The account of this time would not be complete without some statement of the debt of the country. It was not indeed in this reign that the practice of making posterity pay began...
312 ページ - The system which they seek to introduce under the guise of relays is some one of the many plans for shuffling the hands about in endless variety, and shifting the hours of work and of rest for different individuals throughout the day, so that you may never have one complete set of hands working together in the same room at the same time.
100 ページ - It was not enough that henceforth foreign goods might only be imported in English ships or in the ships of the country which produced the goods.
244 ページ - As already stated, the first submarine cable was laid between Dover and Calais in 1851.