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.
But his favourite reading was Huxley, Herbert Spencer, and Henry George; while Emerson and Thomas Hardy he read for relaxation.
When Yeager was in high school, his history teacher, Miss Conner, suggested that he take the Henry George School's correspondence course on George's book Progress and Poverty (1879).
Eventually, Dodgson befriended Henry George Liddell, the dean of Christ Church, but it was his friendship with his young daughter, Alice Liddell, and her sisters that would prove to be an important turning point in Dodgson's life.
They aroused the ire of San Francisco journalist Henry George, who turned his attention to studying the potential long-term economic and social consequences of state politics.
Peacefully on 6th December, aged 93 years, Henry George, (Henna).
All we know is that, in about 1898, their barely teenaged son Henry George "Harry" Ferguson--with exactly the resume cited above--said adios to the farm and set out for Belfast.
The British Arctic Air Route Expedition to East Greenland (1930-31) was an impressive endeavour for the charismatic Henry George ('Gino') Watkins to have been leading, especially given he was just 23-years-old when it commenced.
Deeply influenced by the ideas of political economist Henry George (Progress & Poverty, 1879), this group saw Ireland's role as leading a world movement towards social justice (129-132).