Consciously or unconsciously we have built up a set of privileges and exemptions from competition behind which it was easy by; any, even the crudest, forms of combination to organize monopoly; until at last nothing is normal, nothing is obliged to stand... The American Year Book - Page 28edited by - 1914Full view
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Halford Ross Ryan - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 390 pages
...the progressive spirit that had swept the country. "Consciously or unconsciously," Wilson asserted, "we have built up a set of privileges and exemptions...crudest, forms of combination to organize monopoly . . . ." The result was that "nothing is obliged to stand the tests of efficiency and economy . . ....