Economic Sophisms/Chapter 7

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Economic Sophisms by Frédéric Bastiat
Petition of the Manufacturers of Candles, Wax-lights, Lamps, Candlesticks, Street Lamps, Snuffers, Extinguishers, and of the Producers of Oil, Tallow, Rosin, Alcohol, and, generally, of everything connected with Lighting


ECONOMIC SOPHISMS,


BY


FRÉDÉRIC BASTIAT.


TRANSLATED FROM THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE FRENCH,


BY


PATRICK JAMES STIRLING, LL.D., F.R.S.E.,


AUTHOR OF "THE PHILOSOPHY OF TRADE," ETC.




EDINBURGH:

OLIVER AND BOYD, TWEEDDALE COURT.

LONDON: SIMPKIN. MARSHALL, AND CO.

1873.