giggled Alexander--"take the hand of your brother Pigling Bland, you must go to market.
Here are two licences permitting two pigs to go to market in Lancashire.
This pig went to market, this pig stayed at home, "This pig had a bit of meat-- let's see what they have given US for dinner, Pigling?
Pigling Bland went on alone dejectedly; he came to cross-roads and a sign-post--"To Market Town,
Pigling Bland was shocked, there was little hope of sleeping in Market Town, and to-morrow was the hiring fair; it was deplorable to think how much time had been wasted by the frivolity of Alexander.
If you had succeeded in lumping those shares upon the market
to-day or to-morrow, you know very well what the result would have been.
These labourers, who must sell themselves piece-meal, are a commodity, like every other article of commerce, and are consequently exposed to all the vicissitudes of competition, to all the fluctuations of the market.
The East-Indian and Chinese markets, the colonisation of America, trade with the colonies, the increase in the means of exchange and in commodities generally, gave to commerce, to navigation, to industry, an impulse
The feudal system of industry, under which industrial production was monopolised by closed guilds, now no longer sufficed for the growing wants of the new markets.
Meantime the markets kept ever growing, the demand ever rising.
I mean by the powers of a magistrate, what should be his particular province, as the management of the finances or the laws of the state; for different magistrates have different powers, as that of the general of the army differs from the clerk of the market
First, never to be intoxicated when he hath made the best bargain, nor dejected when the market
is empty, or when its commodities are too dear for his purchase.
The Wall Street* group turned the stock market into a maelstrom where the values of all the land crumbled away almost to nothingness.
All markets were glutted; all markets were falling; and amidst the general crumble of prices the price of labor crumbled fastest of all.
These associations were practically middle- class affairs, and now, compelled by hard times and crashing markets, and aided by the great captains of industry, they gave organized labor an awful and decisive defeat.