The Politics of Utility: The Technology of Happiness-applied; Being Book III of "The Economy of Happiness," (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown,, 1906 - Utilitarianism - 179 pages
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Page 179 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Page 36 - Through the animal and vegetable kingdoms Nature has scattered the seeds of life abroad with the most profuse and liberal hand; but has been comparatively sparing in the room and the nourishment necessary to rear them.
Page 43 - tis all a cheat : Yet, fooled with hope, men favour the deceit ; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay : To-morrow's falser than the former day ; Lies worse, and, while it says, we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. Strange cozenage ! None would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain ; And, from the dregs of life, think to receive, What the first sprightly running could not give. I'm tired with waiting for this chemic gold, Which fools us young,...
Page i - HAPPINESS ! our being's end and aim ! Good, Pleasure, Ease, Content ! whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die...
Page 9 - Capital which in this manner fulfils the whole of its office in the production in which it is engaged, by a single use, is called Circulating Capital.
Page 56 - Hand in hand with this centralisation, or this expropriation of many capitalists by few, develop, on an ever extending scale, the co-operative form of the labour-process, the conscious...
Page 8 - There is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pak.
Page 57 - Centralisation of the means of production and socialisation of labour at last reach a point where they become incompatible with their capitalist integument. This integument is burst asunder. The knell of capitalist private property sounds. The expropriators are expropriated.
Page 42 - tis all a cheat, " Yet fool'd with hope, men favour the deceit; " Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay ; > " To-morrow's falser than the former day...
Page 8 - A struggle for existence inevitably follows from the high rate at which all organic beings tend to increase. Every being, which during its natural lifetime produces several eggs or seeds, must suffer destruction during some period of its...

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