Henry George


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Henry George

A 19th-century American politician and economist. He believed that individuals should own what they create, but he promoted common ownership of nature and especially land. He was a proponent of property taxes as a way to promote equality. George lived from 1839 to 1897. See also: Henry George theorem.
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Sometimes the world's wife has so many daughters, that her card reads rather like a Miscellaneous Lot at an Auction; comprising Mrs Tapkins, Miss Tapkins, Miss Frederica Tapkins, Miss Antonina Tapkins, Miss Malvina Tapkins, and Miss Euphemia Tapkins; at the same time, the same lady leaves the card of Mrs Henry George Alfred Swoshle, NEE Tapkins; also, a card, Mrs Tapkins at Home, Wednesdays, Music, Portland Place.
Likewise, for Mrs Henry George Alfred Swoshle NEE Tapkins.
WAR STORIES: Henry George Garry (left), Major Lewis Jackson (centre) and Robert Wynne
Henry George Dickman, 57, of William Morris Terrace, Shotton Colliery, was spotted picking up passengers from Alcote House, Shotton Colliery, as part of the contract issued by Durham County Council's transport services section.
In July, 1749, the artist Vermicelli was commissioned by the seventh Earl Charles Henry George Stewart Alexander de Vere Stanclyffe to paint matching frescoes on both side of Lady Eglantine's bed, whether or not she was in it.
On the night of January 2, 1941, police sergeant Henry George Ginn was on patrol when all hell broke loose in a quiet city street.
The place she discovers is of natural interest to readers of this journal because it is part of California, and her search entails extended conversation with those who thought most deeply and carefully about the state: Josiah Royce, Sarah Royce, Henry George, Frank Norris, and Robinson Jeffers, among others.
For discussions of post-Civil War economic expansion, the Panic of 1873, and the four-year depression on regional and national levels, see Henry George, Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions, and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth, The Remedy (New York, 1879); and Walter Licht, Industrializing America: The Nineteenth Century (Baltimore, 1995), including his bibliographical essay.
Henry George Fetherstonhaugh 'Harry' Fetherstonhaugh OBE, DL, as he is better known, is the Queen's appointment as Lord Lieutenant of Clwyd.
In his classic work on military music, Henry George Farmer noted that "during the past half-century, literature in all other branches of musical art has grown enormously and is still being poured out at a bewildering rate--yet works treating of military music, of its history, or of its theory, are conspicuously rare, and may be counted almost on the fingers of one hand" (Henry George Farmer, The Rise if Development of Military Music: Military Music and its Story [London: Wm.
The reality of the game's evolution is one of humble beginnings worlds away from the myth: first in the hands of stenographer and poet Lizzie Magie, who around 1900 devised The Landlord's Game, based on the theories of 19th-century economist Henry George and his "single tax"; then to a Williams College professor, who taught the game to Quaker friends, who eventually introduced it to their friends in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where the game took on its distinct street and place names.
Oxford don Robert Douglas-Fairhurst tells in The Story of Alice how the dean of Christ Church, the classical scholar Henry George Liddell and his wife had three daughters - Alice and her sisters who captivated the mathematical genius Dodgson.