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" There be three things which make a nation great and prosperous : a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and goods from place to place. "
Guide to the Field Columbian Museum, with Diagrams and Descriptions - Page 197
1894 - 263 pages
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Gauge Evidence: The History and Prospects of the Railway System, Illustrated ...

Samuel Sidney - Railroad gauges - 1846 - 400 pages
...BEFORE ClK iŁnug;f Commission. BY SAMUEL SIDNEY, AUTHoR oF "BRISToL A FREE PoRT," ETC. WITH A MAP. "There be three things which make a nation great and...soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another." — LoRD BACoN. SECOND EDITION. LONDON: EDMONDS, 154, STRAND;...
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Gauge Evidence: The History and Prospects of the Railway System, Illustrated ...

Samuel Sidney - Railroad gauges - 1846 - 400 pages
...GIVEN BEF0RE Commission. BY SAMUEL SIDNEY, AUTHOR OF "BRISTOL A FREB PORT," ETc. WITH A MAP. "There he three things which make a nation great and prosperous,— a fertile soil, husy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another."—LORn BAcON....
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Indian railways, by an old Indian postmaster [sir W.P. Andrew].

William Patrick Andrew (sir.) - 1848
...& COMMERCIAL ADVANTAGES OF RAILWAYS IN BRITISH INDIA. " There be three things," says Lord Bacon, " which make a nation great and prosperous, a fertile...soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another." " Railways are, assuredly, next to the invention of printing,...
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A tour in Connamara: with remarks on its great physical capabilities

George Preston White - Connemara (Ireland) - 1849 - 176 pages
...politic to afford to other parts of Great Britain. 81 CHAPTER VI. " Lord Bacon saith truly, there are three things which make a nation great and prosperous...soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another; to which let me add, knowledge and freedom." — BISHOP HALL....
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Railway Economy

Dionysius Lardner - 1850
...OPERATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, ON THE CONTINENT, AND IN AMERICA. BY DIONYSIUS LARDNER, DCL, &c. » There be three things which make a nation great and...fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance of men and things from one place to another." — BACON. " Let us travel over all the countries of...
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Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management ...

Dionysius Lardner - Railroads - 1850 - 528 pages
...ON THE CONTINENT, AND IN AMERICA. BY DI0NYSIIJS LARDNER, DCL &c. " There be three things which mate a nation great and prosperous ; a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance of men and things from one place to another." — BACOK. " Let us travel over all the countries of...
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Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management ...

Dionysius Lardner - Railroads - 1850 - 528 pages
...IN OPERATI0N IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, ON THE CONTINENT, AND IN AMERICA. BY DIOMSIUS LARMER, DCL &c. " There be three things which make a nation great and prosperous ; a fertile Foil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance of men and things from one place to another." — BACON....
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The Colonial and Asiatic review [incorporating The Asiatic journal and ...

1852
...Cotton Trade of India. By Major-General BRIOGS, FRS 1840. " THERE be three things," Bays Lord Bacon, " which make a nation great and prosperous, a fertile...soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another." Railways are, assuredly, next to the invention of printing,...
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Journal of the Society of Arts, Volume 6

Arts - 1858
...resisted, — these gave us " the three things "that Lord Bacon said, three centuries ago, " made nations great and prosperous, — a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities." DISCUSSION. Mr. BENTALL rose for the purpose of correcting a statement made in the early...
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Lever's year book; or Railway and mining almanack, by E. Lever. The Railway ...

Ellis Lever - 1861
...their prophet would never have anticipated. Never was a saying more true than that trite one of his, " There be three things which make a nation great and...fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance of men and things from one place to another." The net-work of railways which is spread over our country,...
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