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Page 107 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mein, As to be hated needs but to be seen. But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. We are
Page 104 - Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies the same, such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States.
Page 107 - shall be construed as obliging the United States to retain possession of the islands, rocks, or keys, after the guano shall have been removed from the same.
Page 93 - a barrier to its westerly course for so many miles north and south of Tete Jaune Cache. So far as known every depression has been examined and every indentation explored without success. The few lateral valleys which at wide intervals exist immediately terminate in gorges, again to disappear in glacial sources at high altitudes.
Page 26 - the Governor came into the Street and invited me to his house and afterwards desired me to lodge there, telling me he had a bed for me, and I should be welcome
Page 93 - Accordingly the farmers could not lay up capital. Their rule was " Grow all you need and consume all you grow." When Europeans came to the tropics, however, they began to want tea, coffee, cocoa, rubber, and other products.
Page 94 - another sample of the many kinds of tropical products which are being more and more used by Europeans and Americans, and which lend themselves to plantation agriculture. Sugar as an Illustration of a Plantation
Page 93 - of the world's supply is from the jungles of Central America, the West Indies, and the northern part of South America. The
Page 92 - This amount, when combined with some beans or meat to furnish protein, is ample food for five adults a year. Thus a population of