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Page 21 - And he told it to his father, and to his brethren ; and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow...
Page 28 - They helped every one his neighbour; and every one said to his brother, Be of good courage. So the carpenter encouraged the goldsmith, and he that smootheth with the hammer him that smote the anvil, saying, It is ready for the sodering : and he fastened it with nails, that it should not be moved.
Page 14 - Sir, I am a true labourer. I earn that I eat, get that I wear, owe no man hate, envy no man's happiness, glad of other men's good, content with my harm; and the 70 greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck.
Page 21 - What is this dream that thou hast dreamed ? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth ? And his brethren envied him ; but his father observed the saying.
Page 27 - ... country all around it, partly by the greater demand near at hand for the produce of the land, and partly from the plenty of money drawn by the manufacturers to that part of the country. It seems, therefore, the interest of all our farmers and owners of lands to encourage our young manufactures in preference to foreign ones imported among us from distant countries.
Page 27 - Every Manufacturer encouraged in our Country, makes part of a Market for Provisions within ourselves, and saves so much Money to the Country as must otherwise be exported to pay for the Manufactures he supplies. Here in England it is well known and understood, that wherever a Manufacture is established which employs a Number of Hands, it raises the Value of Lands in the neighboring Country all around it ; partly by the greater Demand near at hand for the Produce of the Land, and partly from the Plenty...
Page 27 - I should hope they would persist resolutely in their present commendable Industry and Frugality. And there is still a farther consideration. The colonies, that produce Provisions, grow very fast. But of the countries, that take off those Provisions, some do not increase at all, as the European nations and others, as the West India Colonies, not in the same proportion. So that tho' the Demand at present may be sufficient, it cannot long continue so.
Page 27 - ... is established, which employs a number of Hands, it raises the value of Lands in the neighboring Country all around it : partly by the greater demand, near at hand for the Produce of the Land, and partly from the Plenty of money, drawn by the manufacturers to that part of the Country. It seems, therefore, the Interest of all our Farmers and owners of Land to encourage our young manufacturers in preference to foreign ones, imported among us from distant countries.
Page 21 - No large or considerable kingdom or country will ever be habitually dependent on the soil of other countries for the food of its inhabitants.
Page 14 - And now, having said thus much, and the limits of this address will not allow me to say more, both in regard to what Government cannot do for American agriculture, and also as to what it actually has done in the past, I come to a brief consideration of what it can do, and what it ought to do, in the future. In the first place, it can adopt systematic, comprehensive...