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But suppose a kind of social tabula rasa, every social unit perfectly equal, an increase of population everywhere in the same ratio, and give the same amount of land to each family; it would not be long before you would again have all the existing inequalities of fortune; it is glaringly evident, therefore, that there are such things as superiority of fortune, of thinking capacity, and of power, and we must make up our minds to this fact; but the masses will always regard rights that have been most honestly acquired as privileges, and as a wrong done to themselves.
Now, suppose a person were to say to them: O my friends, what are these wonderful numbers about which you are reasoning, in which, as you say, there is a unity such as you demand, and each unit is equal, invariable, indivisible,--what would they answer?
Your hand is upon the lever of a great organization, I am only a unit in the world.
There is no indication this will be a bad year for single units," Buie said, adding that he expects that total single-unit construction will be 75 to 80 per cent of 1990's.
Approximately five million units are projected to be shipped in 2006 to be followed by a 4%, or 200,000 unit increase in 2007.
Associations continued to furnish a number of amenities and utilities to individual units, the most prevalent being water (69 percent), access to a swimming pool (56 percent), garage parking spaces (42 percent), recreational buildings (27 percent), and tennis courts (19 percent).
At the forefront of SDDC's effort to zero in on the changing mission and ensure its ultimate success is the re-emphasis on units being trained and equipped to be fully mission capable anywhere in the world 365 days a year.
6 million units, to approximately 48 million units in 2006 as a result of a decrease in domestic light vehicle sales and subsequent decreases in domestic light vehicle production.
Standard features: Non-contact ultrasonic stroke-measurement for clamp and injection units.
At the same time, the different unit-of-property standard applicable for purposes of the proposed tangibles regulations generally will result in that same property instead being treated as a number of smaller units of property, increasing the likelihood that a particular expenditure will be capitalized as either increasing the value of or restoring that smaller unit of property.
He says portable machines can do almost anything stationary units can do.
The owners of condo hotel units can place their room, apartment or suite in a voluntary rental program in which the units are rented out in the same manner as hotel rooms.