Artisans and Machinery: The Moral and Physical Condition of the Manufacturing Population Considered with Reference to Mechanical Substitutes for Human Labour

J.W. Parker, 1836 - 399 sivua

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Sivu 318 - In those spacious halls the benignant power of steam summons around him his myriads of willing menials, and assigns to each the regulated task, substituting for painful muscular effort on their part the energies of his own gigantic arm, and demanding in return only attention and dexterity to correct such little aberrations as casually occur in his workmanship.
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Sivu 33 - ... and pushing their advance by a series of unceasing exertions, having a very limited capital to begin with, or even none at all, saving their own labour'.
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Sivu 356 - It is, in fact, the constant aim and tendency of every improvement in machinery to supersede human labour altogether, or to diminish its cost, by substituting the industry of women and children for that of men ; or that of ordinary labourers, for trained artisans.
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Sivu 335 - ... eight hands to prepare and spin yarn, of any of the three materials I have mentioned, sufficient for the consumption of one weaver, — this shows clearly the inexhaustible source there was for labour for every person, from the age of seven to eighty years (who retained their sight and could move their hands), to earn their bread...

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