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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 415–442.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for “precise logical truth.” Bentham and William Wordsworth disputed the treatment of the poor. Bentham proposed forcing them into houses of industry. Wordsworth, who declared that “man is dear to man... [because] we have all of us one human heart,” celebrated a beggar’s power as a social agent. He reminds...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 55–83.
Published: 01 March 2014
... “love of system” (the fascination with well-crafted contrivances) as the main spur to material acquisitiveness; by using the empty formulation that “all the different ranks of life are nearly upon a level” without specifying which level they are “nearly upon”; and by introducing a contented beggar, who...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (4): 731–757.
Published: 01 November 2003
...-Cant. Macmillian's Magazine 13 : 75 -80. A New Canting Dictionary: Comprehending all the Terms,Ancient and Modern, Used in the Several Tribes of Gypsies, Beggars,Shoplifters, Highwaymen, Foot-Pads, and all Other Clans of Cheats and Villains . 1725 . London. Peart, Sandra J. 2000...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (2): 245–264.
Published: 01 June 1985
.... Consider the following sequence of Graunt’s argument. (i) Few people (51 out of 229250 observations) starve in London. (ii) There are (by casual observation) a “vast number of Beggars swarming up and down” the city. (iii) The capacity of national wealth must therefore be sufficiently large to feed...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 427–439.
Published: 01 September 1982
... clearest exposition: The mere want of fortune, mere poverty excites little compassion. Its complaints are too apt to be the objects rather of contempt than of fellow-feeling. We despise a beggar; and though his importunities may extort an alms from us, he is scarce ever the object of any...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 761–763.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Revisited  123 Klas Fregert Belling the Cat: Eli F. Heckscher on the Gold Standard as a Disciplinary Device  39 James P. Henderson Beggars: Jeremy Bentham versus William Wordsworth  415 History...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of Confederation, the colonies engaged in beggar-thy-neighbor trade policies that were wreaking havoc on the young nation’s political unity. However, McGillivray shows that interstate trade was mostly free under the Articles of Confederation. The new explanation is that as a loose group, the independent...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (4): 679–684.
Published: 01 November 2003
... for a substantial credit (Fforde 1992, 70–71) would have invited the longer-term commitments it shunned. Above all, apart from Keynes’s powerful opposition to an interim ap- proach, unremitting U.S. insistence on early commercial policy discus- sions ruled that out. Beggars could not be choosers. IV...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 361–382.
Published: 01 June 2010
...- pretation with the story of Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1–10), a rich tax collector in Jericho, whose response to Jesus’ blessing was to become a virtuous and charitable man, not a beggar. Applying the argument to the contem- porary world of More’s dialogue, Anthony says that there have to be people...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (4): 507–521.
Published: 01 November 1985
.... Without a provision for the aged and infirm-and only such limited relief was advocated-“the face of the country [would] continually be covered with beggars.” More positively, there was reason to think that “charging the land” would be an effective way of forcing landlords, “from a regard...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (1): 123–132.
Published: 01 March 2005
...- ukkural. The Importance of Agriculture Among all activities, Thiruvalluvar gives central place to agriculture. He glorifies the farmer as the one who supports the world. He describes farming as the best occupation. Plowmen, he says, never beg and never refuse beggars. In terms of advice to farmers...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (S1): 289–310.
Published: 01 December 1990
...; it is a five-penny coin in Finnish currency. Many years ago, it and other similar coins had the power to help purchase a whole candy bar, and also the power to make a beggar want it from me. Today its purchasing power is weak, and I have to add some other coins to get what I want and to make the beggar...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 46–113.
Published: 01 March 1978
..., though it harmed no one, or steal one poor farthing without excuse. She considers the action of this world and the action of the soul simply incommensurate, viewed in their respective spheres; she would rather save the soul of one single wild bandit of Calabria, or whining beggar...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 282–308.
Published: 01 December 2003
... by beggars in the streets they are apt to feel an itching or uneasy sensation in the corresponding parts of their own bod- ies.” Understanding how another feels, understanding how we should feel if we were in another’s circumstances, and caring about how another feels are quite different ideas, all...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (2): 166–177.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., and this assumption pointed to the superiority of an earlier age. The populists looked backward with longing to the lost agrarian Eden, to the republican America of the early years of the nine- teenth century in which there were few millionaires and, as they saw it, no beggars, when the laborer...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 341–352.
Published: 01 June 1990
... their share of all that it produces. In what constitutes the real happiness of human life, they are in no respect inferior to those who would seem so much above them. In ease of body and peace of mind, all the different ranks of life are nearly upon a level, and the beggar, who suns himself...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 17–47.
Published: 01 March 1974
..., or the son of an owner of five acres on the product of an acre. [But] an Irish beggar, who being already at the bottom of a social scale cannot sink lower . . . need not hesitate to take a wife from the companions of his wretchedne~s Post-revolutionary France was proof of this phenomenon...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (2): 291–305.
Published: 01 June 1986
... see Karen Vaughn, in History of Polirical Economy 4.3 (1982): 441-44. Mitchell John Locke and capitalism 295 of the Needy Beggar began not from the Possession of the Lord, but the Consent of the poor Man, who preferred being his Subject to starving...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (3): 711–728.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Princes have more Land, than they do employ to its utmost use,” so the French have no advantage (Petty 1899, 285). Again, “there needs be no Beggars in Countries, where there are many Acres of unimproved improvable Land to every Head, as there are in England” (474). Land of the same quality...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 505–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... has attained them, he finds that wealth and greatness have little to do with the real pleasures of human life. Smith ends by comparing a beg- gar sunning himself to the prince in terms of security of what really mat- ters for generating human happiness and concludes that the beggar is better...