The various interests and conditions of life within the ranks of the proletariat are more and more equalised, in proportion as machinery obliterates all distinctions of labour, and nearly everywhere reduces wages
to the same low level.
I'll tell you why you came here myself: you see, I don't give you your wages
, you are so proud you don't want to bow down and ask for it, and so you come to punish me with your stupid stares, to worry me and you have no sus.
She had been able to save of her own wages three, and here, then, were the means of maintaining Madame de la Rocheaimard, including the franc on hand, for just a week longer.
It happened, one evening when Adrienne was receiving her wages from the milliner, that the poor girl overheard a discourse that proved she was not paid at the rate at which others were remunerated.
Still her conscience was so tender that she even doubted the propriety of accepting her old wages were she really incompetent to earn them.
And Billy resolutely kept undivulged the cut in wages.
If I was boss I'd cut the wages of any man that listened to them.
Then labor has received in wages, during the same period, two billion dollars.
No, labor consumes all of the total product that its wages will buy back.
Labor cannot consume any of it, for labor has already spent all its wages.
Labor in all these countries has spent it wages, and cannot buy any of the surpluses.
We found that labor could buy back with its wages only so much of the product, and that capital did not consume all of the remainder of the product.