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" There are three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another. "
Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture of the ... - Page 638
by Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - 1899
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A tour in Connamara, with remarks on its great physical capabilities

George Preston White - Connemara (Ireland) - 1849 - 176 pages
...considered 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 ; a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another; to which...
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Hints on Farming and Estate Management

Duncan George Forbes Macdonald - Agriculture - 1865 - 548 pages
...vigorous pen, and in an agreeable style." — Parthenon and Literary Gazette. " Lord Bacon said truly, there are three things which make a nation great and prosperous — a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for man and commodities from one place to another ; but these...
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The Record of the United States Naval Institute, Volume 1, Issue 2

Naval art and science
...UPSHUR, USN, in the Chair. THE FRYER BUOYANT PROPELLER. BY LIEUT. WH JAQUES, USN Lord Bacon said " There are three things which make a nation great and prosperous — a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance of men and things from place to place." We can feed the world,...
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Facts Worth Thinking about and Dealing With!

James Brown (of Newport, Eng. (Monmouthshire)) - Railroads - 1880 - 8 pages
...CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE IN THE DISTRICTS AFFECTED BY THE GREAT WESTERN SYSTEM. Lord Bacon saith truly, there are three things which make a nation great and prosperous, — a fertile soil, busy •workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another, to...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 30

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1881
...Chocolate "««m«*. ..... Iron . Tobeoro,., ,.,... , ...... ..,.. Pirat* " Lord Bacon has well said, " there are three things which make a nation great and prosperous — a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another"; "to which,"...
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Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries

United States. Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Statistics, United States. Bureau of Foreign Commerce(1854-1903) - Commerce - 1883
...Do. Do. -so :u Dye wood (Mora) 703 6« D«. 51 ˇscellaneoiiB 3,593 47 Do. Lord Bacon lias well said, "there are three things which make a nation great and prosperous — a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another"j "to which,"...
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Elsie at the World's Fair

Martha Finley - Brothers and sisters - 1894 - 259 pages
...excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done the most for civilization.' This other is by Lord Bacon: 'There are 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.' Those words are put...
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Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture

Agriculture - 1900
...SINCLAIR, Editor Locomotive Engineering. MECHANICAL AND BUSINESS PROBLEMS. Lord Bacon truly says that there are three things which make a nation great and prosperous — a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance of men and commodities from place to place. The history of...
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Modern Germany: Her Political and Economic Problems, Her Policy, Her ...

J. Ellis Barker - Germany - 1905 - 346 pages
...new outlets to our trade or to improve the old ones. Three hundred years ago, Lord Bacon wrote : " There are three things which make a nation great and prosperous : a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another." Great...
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Modern Germany: Her Political and Economic Problems, Her Foreign and ...

J. Ellis Barker - Germany - 1905 - 346 pages
...open new outlets to our trade or to improve the old ones. Three hundred years ago, Lord Bacon wrote: " There are three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil, busy workshops, and easy conveyance for men and commodities from one place to another." Great...
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