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realizing it, would be a sufficiently useful achievement, to induce him to incur willingly all the chances of failure. It is requisite, however, to add, that although his object is practical, and, as far as the nature of the subject admits, popular, he has not attempted to purchase either of those advantages by the sacrifice of strict scientific reasoning. Though he desires that his treatise should be more than a mere exposition of the abstract doctrines of Political Economy, he is also desirous that such an exposition should be found in it.
CHAPTER III. Of Unproductive Labour.
6. Capital is kept up, not by preservation but by perpetual
7. Why countries recover rapidly from a state of devastation
8. Effects of defraying government expenditure by loans
10. Fallacy respecting Taxation..........
§ 1. Land, labour, and capital, are of different productiveness at
CHAPTER IX. Of Production on a Large, and
Production on a Small Scale.
3. By what checks the increase of population is practically limited
CHAPTER XI. Of the Law of the Increase of Capital.
§ 1. Means and motives to saving, on what dependent
CHAPTER II. The same subject continued.
2.- the validity of prescription..
Question of inheritance examined...