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" It may with truth be said, that at this period they possessed almost all the vices and very few of the virtues of a social community. Theft and the receipt of stolen goods was their trade, idleness and drunkenness their habit, falsehood and deception... "
The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben Percy ... - Page 166
1826
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A new view of society: or, Essays on the principle of the formation of the ...

Robert Owen - 1813
...their trade, idleness and drunkenness their habit, falsehood and deception their garb, dissentions civil and religious their daily practice ; and they...finding out the full extent of the evil against which he had to contend, to trace the true causes which had produced these effects, and which were continuing...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1813
...reform : ' Theft and the receipt of stolen goods was their trade, idleness and drunkenness their habit, falsehood and deception their garb ; dissensions, civil and religious, their daily practice.' To remedy these evils, not one legal punishment was inflicted by Mr. Owen: but a variety of checks,...
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A New View of Society

Robert Owen - Communism - 1817 - 184 pages
...deception their garb, dissentions civil and religious their daily practice: they united only in a zealous systematic opposition to their employers* Here, then,...finding out the full extent of the evil against which he had to contend, and in tracing the true causes which had produced, and were continuing, those effects....
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The Romantic Age in Prose: An Anthology

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 159 pages
...community. Theft and the receipt of stolen goods was their trade, idleness and drunkenness their habit, falsehood and deception their garb, dissensions, civil and religious, their daily practice: and thev were united only in a jealous systematic opposition to their employers. Here, then, was a fair...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology II

Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - History - 2004 - 400 pages
...community. Theft and the receipt of stolen goods was their trade, idleness and drunkenness their habit, falsehood and deception their garb, dissensions, civil and religious, their daily practice; they united only in a zealous systematic opposition to their employers. Here then was a fair field...
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Owenite Socialism: 1819-1825

Gregory Claeys - Co-operative societies - 2005 - 4622 pages
...community. Theft and the receipt of the stolen goods was their trade; idleness and drunkenness their habit; falsehood and deception their garb; dissensions, civil and religious, their daily practice: they united only in a zealous systematic opposition to their employers. "Here, then, was a fair field...
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Human Documents of the Industrial Revolution in Britain

E. Royston Pike - Business & Economics - 2005 - 368 pages
...community. Theft and the receipt of stolen goods was their trade, idleness and drunkenness their habit, falsehood and deception their garb, dissensions, civil and religious, their daily practice; they united only in a zealous systematic opposition to their employers. Here then was a fair field...
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