Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 9, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1896 - Massachusetts
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Page 306 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 161 - Our greatest danger is, that, in the great leap from slavery to freedom, we may overlook the fact that the masses of us are to live by the...
Page 325 - Heap high the farmer's wintry hoard ! Heap high the golden corn ! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn ! Let other lands, exulting, glean The apple from the pine, The orange from its glossy green, The cluster from the vine ; We better love the hardy gift Our rugged vales bestow, To cheer us when the storm shall drift Our harvest-fields with snow.
Page 520 - Ordinary processes of cooking applied to meat which has got contaminated on its surface are probably sufficient to destroy the harmful quality. They would not avail to render wholesome any piece of meat that contained tuberculous matter in its deeper parts.
Page 124 - Genius is subject to the same laws •which regulate the production of cotton and molasses. The supply adjusts itself to the demand. The quantity may be diminished by restrictions, and multiplied by bounties.
Page 137 - It gives me great pleasure at this time to present to you Dr.
Page 455 - ... animals are kept, and for failure so to do shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars or by imprisonment in jail not exceeding one year.
Page 161 - No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Page 480 - Trustee shall call a meeting of said holders to be held at least one month before the election of directors by notice published once a week, for three successive weeks, in some newspaper published in each of the cities of Boston, New York and St. Albans, which meeting shall be held in the city of Boston at such time and place as the trustee shall fix and at which meeting each person shall be...
Page 519 - Tuberculous matter is but seldom found in the meat substance of the carcass ; it is principally found in the organs, membranes and glands. There is reason to believe that tuberculous matter, when present in meat sold to the public, is more commonly due to the contamination of the surface of the meat with material derived from other diseased parts than to disease of the meat itself.

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