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" A most important question for every nation, as well as for every individual, to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform. Labor is the great producer of wealth ; it moves all other causes. If it call... "
Great Debates in American History: Revenue: the tariff and taxation - Page 46
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform? Labor is the great producer of wealth; it moves all...not only in using the machinery, but in making it. Now, with respect to the quantity of labor, as we all know, different nations arc differently circumstanced....
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...and if we ourselves are not absolutely in the latter class, we are still, most fortunately, very near it. I cannot find that we have those idle hands, of...committee speaks. The price of labor is a conclusive and un298 answerable refutation of that idea; it is known to be higher with us than in any other civilized...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - United States - 1835
...and if we ourselves are not absolutely in the latter class, we are still, most fortunately, very near it. I cannot find that we have those idle hands, of...that idea; it is known to be higher with us than in anv other civilized state, and this is the greatest of all proofs of general happiness. Labor in this...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1848
...to propose to itself, IF, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform? Labor is the great producer of wealth; it moves all...machinery to its aid, it is still employed not only m using the machinery, but in making it. Now, with respect to the quantity of labor, as we all know,...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Speeches in the convention to amend the ...

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851
...to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform. Labor is the great producer of wealth ; it moves all...employed, not only in using the machinery, but in making h. Now, with respect to the quantity of labor, as we all know, different nations are differently circumstanced....
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Works: with a Biographical Memoir, Volume 3

Daniel Webster, Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1853
...to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform. Labor is the great producer of wealth ; it moves all...not only in using the machinery, but in making it. Now, with respect to the quantity of labor, as we all know, different nations are differently circumstanced....
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ...

Joseph Gales - United States - 1824
...to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform ? Labor is the great producer of wealth ; it moves all...not only in using the machinery, but in making it. Now, with respect to the •quantity of labor, as we all know, different nations are differently circumstanced....
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Speeches in the convention to amend the constitution of Massachusetts ...

Daniel Webster - United States - 1860
...and if we ourselves are not absolutely in the latter class, we are still most fortunately very near it. I cannot find that we have those idle hands, of...of that idea; it is known to be higher with us than iu any other civilized state, and this is the greatest of all proofs of general happiness. Labor in...
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1879 - 707 pages
...to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform. Labor is the great producer of wealth ; it moves all...not only in using the machinery, but in making it. Now, with respect to the quantity of labor, as we all know, different nations are differently circumstanced....
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The Wisdom and Eloquence of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1886 - 227 pages
...to propose to itself, is, how it can best apply that quantity of labor which it is able to perform. Labor is the great producer of wealth ; it moves,...not only in using the machinery, but in making it. Now with respect to the quantity of labor, nations are differently circumstanced. Some need, more than...
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