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" If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population of fifty millions, better fed, clad and lodged than the English of our time, will cover these islands, that Sussex and Huntingdonshire will be wealthier than the wealthiest parts of the... "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 8
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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English Literature in the Nineteenth Century: An Essay in Criticism

Laurie Magnus - 1909 - 440 páginas
...once as an ideal picture of 1825. Let us turn to another of these pictures, in the Robert Southey of 1830 : If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930...English of our time, will cover these islands, that 1 Wordsworth : ' The world is too much with us ' (Sonnet), and A Poet's Epitaph, and elsewhere. 1 Tennyson...
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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913 - 824 páginas
...tendency there can be no doubt. A single breaker may recede ; but the tide is evidently coming in. If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population...parts of the West Riding of Yorkshire now are, that cultivation, rich as that of a flower-garden, will be carried up to the very tops of Ben Nevis and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen50

1830 - 594 páginas
...general tendency there can be no doubt. A single breaker may recede, but the tide is evidently coming in. If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930, a population...will be wealthier than the wealthiest parts of the WestRiding of Yorkshire now are, — that cultivation, rich as that of a flower-garden, will be carried...
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ORRRC Study Report, Volumen23

United States. Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission - 1962 - 464 páginas
...of all the misgovernment of her rulers, she has been almost constantly becoming richer and richer. "If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population of 50 millions, better fed, clad, and lodged than the English of our times, will cover these Islands,...
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Critical History of English Literature, Volumen1

David Daiches - 1969 - 800 páginas
...Philistine cloven hoof. It is a key passage for an understanding of the Victorian middle-class mind: If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population...parts of the West Riding of Yorkshire now are, that cultivation, rich as that of a flower-garden, will be carried up to the very tops of Ben Nevis and...
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Rethinking the Politics of Commercial Society: The Edinburgh Review 1802-1832

Biancamaria Fontana - 1985 - 270 páginas
...1830, his prediction would have sounded as fanciful as a tale out of Gulliver's Travels. Similarly: If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population...parts of the West Riding of Yorkshire now are, that cultivation, rich as that of a flower garden, will be carried up to the very tops of Ben Nevis and...
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Riches and Poverty: An Intellectual History of Political Economy in Britain ...

Donald Winch, Research Professor Graduate Centre for Research in the Humanities Donald Winch - 1996 - 452 páginas
...and See review of'Southey's Colloquies on Society' as reprinted in Lord Macaulay's Essays, p. 121. 'If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population...parts of the West Riding of Yorkshire now are, that cultivation, rich as that of a flower-garden, will be carried up to the very tops of Ben Nevis and...
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Victorian Prose: An Anthology

Rosemary J. Mundhenk, LuAnn McCracken Fletcher - 1999 - 504 páginas
...general tendency there can be no doubt. A single breaker may recede, but the tide is evidently coming in. If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930, a population...of the West- Riding of Yorkshire now are, — that cultivation, rich as that of a flower-garden, will be carried up to the very tops of Ben Nevis and...
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Geography and History: Bridging the Divide

Alan R. H. Baker - 2003 - 296 páginas
...both for its prescience and for its delineation of received wisdom on the eve of Victoria's reign: If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population of fifty million, better fed, clad, and lodged than the English of our time, will cover these islands, that...
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