I must therefore remind you, that when we first talked over together that class of productions
, in one of which the private and family affairs of your learned northern friend, Mr Oldbuck of Monkbarns, were so unjustifiably exposed to the public, some discussion occurred between us concerning the cause of the popularity these works have attained in this idle age, which, whatever other merit they possess, must be admitted to be hastily written, and in violation of every rule assigned to the epopeia.
We see, therefore, how the modern bourgeoisie is itself the product of a long course of development, of a series of revolutions in the modes of production
and of exchange.
We do not remember to have seen any translated specimens of the productions
She differs somewhat from the young man I just mentioned, in that the faculty of production
, of action, is, in her, less inanimate; she has more of the freshness and vigour that we suppose to belong to a young civilisation.
But then, again, with him "action" meant chiefly literary production
The chief power of the production
lies in its fire of witty epigrams, many of which have become familiar quotations, for example:
It is not enough that a country should lose none of the money that forms its capital; you will not increase its prosperity by more or less ingenious devices for causing this amount to circulate, by means of production
and consumption, through the greatest possible number of hands.
Suppose now that a husbandman, or an artisan, brings some production
to market, and he comes at a time when there is no one to exchange with him,--is he to leave his calling and sit idle in the market-place?
And so we're founding a locksmiths' association, where all the production
and profit and the chief instruments of production
will be in common.
Sir,-- I beg to apologise for the delay that has occurred in the production
of the Report, with which I engaged to furnish you.
It was after an interval of long groping amongst vague impulses and hesitations which ended in the production
of "The Nigger" that I turned to my third short story in the order of time, the first in this volume: "Karain: A Memory.
That while this Association is deeply sensible of the advantages which must accrue to the cause of science, from the production
to which they have just adverted--no less than from the unwearied researches of Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
We remain in everlasting bondage to the productions
of our brain and to the work of our hands.
Causes of Variability -- Effects of Habit -- Correlation of Growth -- Inheritance -- Character of Domestic Varieties -- Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and Species -- Origin of Domestic Varieties from one or more Species -- Domestic Pigeons, their Differences and Origin -- Principle of Selection anciently followed, its Effects -- Methodical and Unconscious Selection -- Unknown Origin of our Domestic Productions
-- Circumstances favourable to Man's power of Selection.
The complete similarity of th productions
throughout Patagonia is one of its most striking characters.