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" THE old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's pace ; the Republic thunders past with the rush of the express. The United States, the growth of a single century, has already reached the foremost rank among nations, and is destined soon to out-distance... "
Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the ... - Page 712
by William Makepeace Thayer - 1887 - 715 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 46; Volume 109

1887
...looking back to the past rather than forward to the future ? In the language of a high authority, " the old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's pace, while the American Republic thunders past with the rush of the express." Why should this be ? Who is...
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Triumphant Democracy; Or, Fifty Years' March of the Republic

Andrew Carnegie - Democracy - 1885 - 519 pages
...birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means." — MILTON. THE old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...others in the race. In population, in wealth, in annual savings, and in public credit ; in freedom from debt, in agriculture, and in manufactures, America...
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Triumphant Democracy: Or, Fifty Years' March of the Republic

Andrew Carnegie - History - 1886 - 519 pages
...birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means." — MILTON. THE old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...others in the race. In population, in wealth, in annual savings, and in public credit ; in freedom from debt, in agriculture, and in manufactures, America...
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Alden's Cyclopedia of Universal Literature: Presenting Biographical and ...

Literature - 1886
...other i'" The key-note of the work is struck in the opening paragraphs : THE OLD WORLD AM) THE NEW. The old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...century — has already reached the foremost rank among na( ions, and is destined soon to outdistance all others in the race. In population, in wealth, in...
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TRIUMPHANT DEMOCRACY

ANDREW CARNEGIE - 1887
...birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means." — MILTON. THE old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...others in the race. In population, in wealth, in annual savings, and in public credit ; in freedom from debt, in agriculture, and in manufactures, America...
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Historical Record ...: The Early History of Wyoming Valley and ..., Volumes 1-3

1887
...as compared with other nations of the world. The United States, the growth of scarcely more than a century, has already reached the foremost rank among...nations, and is destined soon to out-distance all in the race. In population, in wealth, in annual saving*, and in public credit, in freedom from debt....
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The Nation's Birthday: Chicago's Centennial Celebration of Washington's ...

Chicago (Ill.). Committee on Centennial Celebration of Washington's Inauguration, 1789 - Chicago (Ill.) - 1889 - 325 pages
...our country, as compared with other nations, may be thus stated, in the words of a recent writer: " The old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...others in the race. In population, in wealth, in annual savings, and in public credit; in freedom from debt, in agriculture, and in manufactures, America already...
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The Nation's Birthday: Chicago's Centennial Celebration of Washington's ...

Chicago (Ill.). Committee on Centennial Celebration of Washington's Inauguration, 1789 - Chicago (Ill.) - 1889 - 325 pages
...our country, as compared with other nations, may be thus stated, in the words of a recent writer: " The old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...United States, the growth of a single century, has ^'ready reached the foremost rank among nations, and is destined soon to out-distance all others in...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...white-haired child for the last timcy to sleep. — An American Four-in-Hand in Britain. TRIUMPHANT DEMOCRACY. The old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...States, the growth of a single century, has already rcacned the foremost rank among nations, and is destined soon to ot.l-distance all others in the race....
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 5

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...people to share that love for each other?" The keynote of the work is struck in the opening paragraphs: The old nations of the earth creep on at a snail's...others in the race. In population, in wealth, in annual savings, and in public credit ; in freedom from debt, in agriculture, and in manufactures, America...
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