Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Review: Point to Point Navigation

User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

I have spent the last few months reading and listening to Gore Vidal and I have loved every minute. He is an intellectual force to be reckoned with, clever, sometimes bitter often wicked and hugely ... Read full review

Review: Valley of the Worm (The Weird Works Of Robert E. Howard, #5)

User Review  - Timothy Boyd - Goodreads

Volume five of the Weird tales collected Howard is an almost all Conan Volume. Also included is one of my personal favorites, "Valley Of The Worm". These stories are presented unedited as they originally appeared in the magazine. Highly recommended Read full review

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Page 277 - THERE rolls the deep where grew the tree. O earth, what changes hast thou seen ! There where the long street roars, hath been The stillness of the central sea. The hills are shadows, and they flow From form to form, and nothing stands ; They melt like mist, the solid lands, Like clouds they shape themselves and go.
Page xlix - ... shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half from the Treasury of the United States...
Page x - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives, together with six other persons, other than members of Congress, two of whom shall be...
Page 277 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Page xix - for expenses of the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees," (sundry civil act, June 4, 1897) $19,000.00 DISBURSEMENTS.
Page 11 - Ethnological researches, particularly with reference to the different races of men in North America ; also, explorations and accurate surveys of the mounds and other remains of the ancient people of our country.
Page 79 - ... diffusing knowledge was expressed by the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. In his formal plan for the Institution, Joseph Henry articulated a program that included the following statement: "It is proposed to publish a series of reports, giving an account of the new discoveries in science, and of the changes made from year to year in all branches of knowledge not strictly professional.
Page 28 - July 7, 1898, and is iiow before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds of the House of Representatives.
Page xlviii - For expenses of the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, twentyone thousand dollars.
Page 298 - ... the eighth element starting from a given one is a kind of repetition of the first, like the eighth note of an octave in music.

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