Is not the hope of being one day able to purchase and enjoy luxuries a great spur to labor and industry? May not luxury, therefore, produce more than it consumes, if without such a spur people would be, as they are naturally enough inclined to be, lazy...
An Essay on Colonization, Particularly Applied to the Western Coast of ... - Page 217
by Carl Bernhard Wadström - 1794 - 365 pages
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