They are dislodged by new industries, whose introduction becomes a life and death question for all civilised nations, by industries that no longer work up indigenous raw material, but raw material drawn from the remotest zones; industries whose products
are consumed, not only at home, but in every quarter of the globe.
If the man can supply the need for those, then, it will lead eventually to a demand for the first product
, and with the demand will come the ability to appreciate it and to profit by it.
Little business men, shopkeepers, and such ilk took what whack they could out of the product
of the worker; but, after all, it was the large business men who formed the workers through the little business men.
Did you rescue, also, that charming product
of your skill, the automaton chess-player that murdered its inventor?
No, labor consumes all of the total product
that its wages will buy back.
The charms explain themselves as an inevitable product
of primitive superstition; the ballads probably first sprang up and developed, among all races, in much the following way.
This the captain knew, and could not bear; for though envy is at best a very malignant passion, yet is its bitterness greatly heightened by mixing with contempt towards the same object; and very much afraid I am, that whenever an obligation is joined to these two, indignation and not gratitude will be the product
of all three.
It is a feeling, a sentiment, a something based upon illusion and not a product
of the intellect at all.
To all these questions there were answers admirably stated, and answers admitting no shade of doubt, since they were not a product
of human thought, always liable to error, but were all the product
of official activity.
It was here that they made those products
with the wonders of which they pestered him so--by placards that defaced the landscape when he traveled, and by staring advertisements in the newspapers and magazines--by silly little jingles that he could not get out of his mind, and gaudy pictures that lurked for him around every street corner.
The principal products
raised upon it were tobacco, corn, and wheat.
We left this island early the next morning, and soon came in sight of Cape Gardafui, so celebrated heretofore under the name of the Cape of Spices, either because great quantities were then found there, or from its neighbourhood to Arabia the Happy, even at this day famous for its fragrant products
Could that which procures a freer vent for the products
of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state -- could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?
It came, as I later discovered, not from an animal, as there is only one mammal on Mars and that one very rare indeed, but from a large plant which grows practically without water, but seems to distill its plentiful supply of milk from the products
of the soil, the moisture of the air, and the rays of the sun.
Chance rewarded our search for eatable vegetables, and one of the most useful products
of the tropical zones furnished us with precious food that we missed on board.