The cosmopolitan railway: compacting and fusing together all the world's continents

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The History company, 1890 - Transportation - 369 pages
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Page 270 - will be fairly brought to the test. Through such seasons the United States will have to pass in the course of the next century, if not of this. I wish you a good deliverance ; but my reason and my wishes are at war, and I cannot help foreboding the worst.
Page 140 - But the majestic river floated on. Out of the mist and hum of that low land, Into the frosty starlight, and there moved, Rejoicing through the hush'd Chorasmian waste Under the solitary
Page 270 - But the time will come when New England will be as thickly peopled as Old England. Wages will be as low and will fluctuate as much with you as with us. You will have your Manchesters and Birminghams; and in those
Page 140 - streams, And split his currents; that for many a league The shorn and parcell'd Oxus strains along Through beds of sand and matted rushy isles. Oxus, forgetting the bright
Page 270 - laboring population will be far more at ease than the laboring population of the old world. But the time will come when New England will be as thickly peopled as Old England. Wages will be as low and will fluctuate as much with you as with us. You will have your Manchesters and Birminghams; and in those
Page 286 - rests, which has never attained, which is never perfect. Its law is progress. A point which yesterday was visible is its goal to-day, and will be its startingpost to-morrow.
Page 187 - The shores of all these inlets and bays are remarkably bold; so much so that in many places a ship's side would strike the shore before the keel would touch the ground. The country by which these waters are surrounded is remarkably salubrious, and
Page 186 - ship. I venture nothing in saying that there is no country in the world that possesses waters equal to these. The shores of all these inlets and bays are remarkably bold; so much so that in many places a ship's side would strike the shore before the keel would touch the ground. The country by which these waters are surrounded is remarkably salubrious, and
Page 187 - every advantage for the accommodation of a vast commercial and naval marine, with convenience for docks, and a great many sites for towns and cities, at all times well supplied with water, and capable of being provided with everything by the surrounding country, which is
Page 125 - youth about the hive In clusters; they among fresh dews and flowers Fly to and fro. .... So thick the

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