Robert Owen: A Biography, Band 2

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Hutchinson & Company, 1906
 

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Seite 654 - We, in the ages lying In the buried past of the earth, Built Nineveh with our sighing, And Babel itself in our mirth; And o'erthrew them with prophesying To the old of the new world's worth; For each age is a dream that is dying, Or one that is coming to birth.
Seite 513 - Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality ; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery, that some few may monopolize according to law.
Seite 584 - The building, purchasing, or erecting a number of houses, in which those members desiring to assist each other in improving their domestic and social condition, may reside. To commence the manufacture of such articles as the Society may determine upon, for the employment of such members as may be without employment, or who may be suffering in consequence of repeated reductions in their wages.
Seite 452 - It is, however, high time to put an end to the notion very prevalent in the public mind, that this is the social system which we contemplate, or that it will form any part of the arrangements in the New Moral World".'1 But more than this was involved.
Seite 524 - I AB do solemnly declare, in the Presence of Almighty God, that I am a Christian and a Protestant, and as such, that I believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, as commonly received among Protestant Churches, do contain the revealed Will of God; and that I do receive the same as the Rule of my Doctrine and Practice.
Seite 583 - The objects and plans of this Society are to form arrangements for the pecuniary benefit and the improvement of the social and domestic condition of its members, by raising a sufficient amount of capital in shares of one pound each to bring into operation the following plans and arrangements : " The establishment of a store for the sale of provisions, clothing, &c.
Seite 666 - Economist; A Periodical Paper. ..Explanatory of the New System of Society Projected by Robert Owen (1821-1822) Fleet Papers; Being Letters. ..from Richard Oastler with Occasional Communications from Friends (1841-1844) Free enquirer (1825-1835) Gauntlet (Carlile) (1833-1834) Gorgon (1818-1819) Herald to the Trades...
Seite 584 - That as soon as practicable, this society shall proceed to arrange the powers of production, distribution, education, and government, or in other words to establish a self-supporting home colony of united interests, or assist other societies in establishing such colonies.
Seite 584 - To commence the manufacture of such articles as the Society may determine upon, for the employment of such members as may be without employment, or who may be suffering in consequence of repeated reductions in their wages. As a further benefit and security to the members of this Society, the Society shall purchase or rent an estate or estates of land, which shall be cultivated by the members who may be out of employment or whose labour may be badly remunerated.
Seite 481 - That man is compelled by his original constitution to receive his feelings and his convictions independently of his will. " 3d. That his feelings or his convictions, or both of them united, create the motive to action called the will, which stimulates him to act, and decides his actions.

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