The Landed Interest and the Supply of Food

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Cassell, Petter, Galpin, 1880 - 184 pages

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Page 29 - Thirty years ago, probably not more than one-third of the people of this country consumed animal food more than once a week. Now, nearly all of them eat it, in meat, or cheese, or butter, once a day.
Page 29 - The leap which the consumption of meat took in consequence of the general rise of wages in all branches of trade and employment, could not have been met without foreign supplies...
Page 131 - France," and made that famous division of them into four parts ; one to maintain the edifice of the church, the second to support the poor, the third the bishop, and the fourth the parochial clergy...

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