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London Labour and the London Poor
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But the branches of industry are so multifarious, the divisions of labour so minutes and manifold, that it seems at first almost impossible to reduce them to any system
The costermongers' boys will, I am informed, cheat their employers, but they do not steal from them.
We may either proceed from principles to facts, or recede from facts to principles
The deductive method is the mode of using knowledge, and the inductive method the mode of acquiring it.
Facts, according to my ideas, are merely the elements of truths, and not the truths themselves; of all matters there are none so utterly useless by themselves as your mere matters of fact
The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living, whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it
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November 25, 1812
July 25, 1887
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