The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 33

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Albert Shaw
Review of Reviews, 1906 - American literature
 

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Page 477 - EXCEPT the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: Except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Page 267 - All idiots, insane persons, epileptics, and persons who have been insane within five years previous; persons who have had two or more attacks of insanity at any time previously; paupers; persons likely to become a public charge; professional beggars; persons afflicted with a loathsome or with a dangerous contagious disease; persons who have been convicted of a felony or other crime or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude...
Page 86 - Reconstruction. 1820-1876. These volumes present the principal features in the political history of the United States from the opening of the American Revolution to the close of the era of the Reconstruction. They give in more convenient form the series of articles on "American Political History " contributed to Lalor's "Cyclopedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and Political History," by the late Professor Alexander Johnston.
Page 86 - The stoutest heart might well be appalled by the volume and range of these 13.000 documents, comprising a correspondence carried on in nine languages with all the world, and dealing with every theory of philosophy and every scheme of politics familiar and unfamiliar in the eighteenth century.
Page 267 - The most serious obstacle we have to encounter in the effort to secure a proper regulation of the immigration to these shores arises from the determined opposition of the foreign steamship lines who have no interest whatever in the matter save to increase the returns on their capital by carrying masses of immigrants hither in the steerage quarters of their ships.
Page 358 - York, as affected by rail and ocean transportation, and with the view of effecting an equalization of the aggregate cost of rail and ocean transportation between all competitive points in the west, northwest and southwest, and all domestic or foreign ports reached through the above cities ; it is agreed : " The New- York Central withdrew from this agreement in 1880 and a rate war thereupon ensued.
Page 229 - The short and simple annals of the poor," his real play-time was on the rock-spring farm.
Page 74 - At last we closed with a sigh the notebook and went away, impelled by a feeling that now we had something more important to do — to devote ourselves to the affairs of the fatherland. And this we did by seeking as quickly as possible again the company of our friends, in order to discuss what had happened and what was to come. In these conversations, excited as they were, certain ideas and catchwords worked themselves to the surface, which expressed more or less the feelings of the people. Now had...
Page 465 - You well know that in dealing, as an individual, with other individuals, trouble is seldom made by the fact that you are actually the superior of another man in any respect. The trouble comes when you tell the other man, too stridently, that you are his superior. Be my superior, quietly, simply showing your superiority in your deeds, and very likely I shall love you for the very fact of your superiority.
Page 206 - VENEZUELA. tional churches of Canada has taken definite shape since the recent publication of a report by the joint committee of the three denominations. About a year ago, representatives of these three churches, to the number of one hundred and fifty, met in Toronto, and, after three days' deliberation, deciding that there were no insuperable difficulties, appointed a committee to harmonize, if possible, the various systems of doctrine and administration. On December 20 and 21, last, the committees...

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