Review of Reviews and World's Work: An International Magazine, Volume 31

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Albert Shaw
Review of Reviews Corporation, 1905
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Page 239 - Living by ; and also to raise weekly or otherwise (by Taxation of every Inhabitant, Parson, Vicar, and other, and of every Occupier of Lands, Houses, Tithes Impropriate, Propriations of Tithes, Coal Mines or saleable Underwoods in the said Parish, in such competent Sum and Sums of Money as they shall think fit...
Page 371 - It seems, therefore, on the whole most probable that the sun has not illuminated the earth for 100,000,000 years, and almost certain that he has not done so for 500,000,000 years. As for the future, we may say, with equal certainty, that inhabitants of the earth cannot continue to enjoy the light and heat essential to their life, for many million years longer, unless sources now unknown to us...
Page 98 - To me the message is carved in granite, it is hewn out of the rock of doom — that our work is righteous and that it shall endure.
Page 331 - It must be originated and published for the dissemination of information of a public character, or devoted to literature, the sciences, arts, or some special industry...
Page 384 - Gladstone the remark that the American Constitution was " the most wonderful work ever struck off at one time by the brain and purpose of man?
Page 301 - Chronic wrong-doing, or an impotence which results in a general loosening of the ties of civilized society, may in America as elsewhere ultimately require intervention by some civilized nation, and in the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrong-doing or impotence, to the exercise of an international...
Page 414 - God, to convene the worthiest men possessing the confidence of the people, and elected by them to participate in the elaboration and consideration of legislative measures.
Page 467 - That incalculable benefits might follow such a scheme is apparent to any one who, like myself, is nearing the limit, and who has made a careful study of the calamities which may befall men during the seventh and eighth decades...
Page 467 - As it can be maintained that all the great advances have come from men under forty, so the history of the world shows that a very large proportion of the evils may be traced to the sexagenarians — nearly all the great mistakes politically and socially, all of the worst poems, most of the bad pictures, a majority of the bad novels, and not a few of the bad sermons and speeches.
Page 586 - ... meetings, and if a man did not attend, angry neighbours trooped up to know the reason why. The clergy hardly stirred a finger to restrain the wildness of the storm ; some did their best to raise it. All that was what Lord Spencer had to deal with ; the very foundations of the social fabric rocking.' The new viceroy attacked the formidable task before him with resolution, minute assiduity, and an inexhaustible store of that steady-eyed patience which is the sovereign requisite of any man who,...

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