Cornhill Magazine,  4 (1861), 321–37.

The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson. By One of the Firm Ch. 4–6  [2/9]

[Anthony Trollope]


Novel, Serial


Darwinism, Political Economy, Commerce

    In a chapter entitled 'The Division of Labour' which details the founding of a haberdashery emporium that is to be run according to George Robinson's modern commercial principles, the narrator wryly eulogises 'Competition, that beautiful science of the present day, by which every plodding carthorse is converted into a racer' (328).


Trollope 1870

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