Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National Interests, Volume 4

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G. P. Putnam & Son., 1869

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Page 336 - Hitherto shalt thou come, but no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Page 511 - There is a river in the ocean: in the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows; its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm; the Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the Arctic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream. There is in the world no other such majestic flow of waters. Its current is more rapid than the Mississippi or the Amazon, and its volume more than a thousand times greater.
Page 520 - The warmth of our fields and gardens would pour itself unrequited into space, and the sun would rise upon an island held fast in the iron grip of frost.
Page 553 - The human form and the human mind attained to a perfection in Greece which has impressed its image on those faultless productions, whose very fragments are the despair of modern art, and has propagated impulses which cannot cease, through a thousand channels of manifest or imperceptible operation, to ennoble and delight mankind until the extinction of the race.
Page 198 - Government, to administer the Oaths appointed by Act of Parliament to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy...
Page 36 - The children of foreigners, found in great numbers in our populous cities and towns, and in the vicinity of our public works, are too often deprived of the advantages of our system of public education, in consequence of prejudices arising from difference of language or religion. It ought never to be forgotten, that the public welfare is as deeply concerned in their education as in that of our own children. I do not hesitate, therefore, to recommend the establishment of schools in which they may be...
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Page 519 - But it may be asked : What has all this to do with the enormous American turnover ? The author thinks that it has everything to do with it.

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