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Page 177 - It is too probable that no plan we propose will be adopted. Perhaps another dreadful conflict is to be sustained. If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work? Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair: the event is in the hands of God.
Page 179 - When the Senate Committee on Commerce and the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries...
Page 479 - Hall of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City, ca.
Page 457 - It rose, according to our estimate, 600 feet above the water, and, from the point we viewed it, presented a pretty exact outline of the great pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake, and I called it Pyramid Lake...
Page 420 - The officers of the Society shall be a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and an Executive Committee of eleven members, consisting of the officers already named and seven other members.
Page 420 - ARTICLE V.— OFFICERS. SECTION 1. The officers of the association shall be a president, a vice-president, a secretary, a treasurer, and an executive committee composed of five members to be appointed by the president.
Page 23 - ... and lamppost and big and little sign by heart, and know them so accurately that you can instantly name the one you are abreast of when you are set down at random in that street in the middle of an inky black night, you will then have a tolerable notion of the amount and the exactness of a pilot's knowledge who carries the Mississippi River in his head. And then, if you will go on until you know every...
Page 186 - no money on account of pension shall be paid to any person, or to the widow, children, or heirs of any deceased person, who in any manner voluntarily engaged in or aided or abetted the late rebellion against the authority of the United States.