Free Canals--cheap Transportation: Speech Delivered Before the Free Canal Association of Buffalo

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Rockwell & Haight, 1879 - Canals - 26 pages
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Page 26 - How could communities Degrees in schools, and brotherhoods in cities, Peaceful commerce from dividable shores, The primogenitive and due of birth, Prerogative of age, crowns, sceptres, laurels, But by degree, stand in authentic place ? Take but degree away, untune that string, And hark, what discord follows...
Page 26 - Nature seems to have taken a particular care to disseminate her blessings among the different regions of the world, with an eye to this mutual intercourse and traffic among mankind, that the natives of the several parts of the globe might have a kind of dependence upon one another, and be united together by their common interest.
Page 26 - Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go And view the ocean leaning on the sky : From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know And on the lunar world securely pry.
Page 26 - It is the great advantage of a trading nation, that there are very few in it so dull and heavy, who may not be placed in stations of life which may give them an opportunity of making their fortunes. A wellregulated commerce is not, like law, physic, or divinity, to be overstocked with hands ; but, on the contrary, flourishes by multitudes, and gives employment to all its professors.
Page 15 - The aggregate valuation of the real and personal property of the state...
Page 5 - ... attorney for the Moro Province, that the Commission should take some special action whereby the claims of the Moros would be recognized. The field work on the Malabang and Olongapo town sites has been completed, and work is now in progress on the plans. The survey of the proposed town site of Davao is now in progress and will be completed in the near future.
Page 25 - ... and the moft neceflary principle to unite all men, of whatever country or condition they are, with each other. By its means the whole world is but one city, and one family. It is the fource of univerfal plenty to every part of it.
Page 3 - ... much importance, not only to the people of this State, but to the nation as well, I feel .-, almost oppressed in view of the responsibility under which I am placed.
Page 25 - Commerce, says an ancient writer, " is the most solid foundation of civil society, and the most necessary principle to unite all men, of whatever country or condition they are, with each other.

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