Stone & Webster Journal, Volume 26

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Stone & Webster, 1920
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Halaman 3 - Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth. The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
Halaman 169 - And now I say unto you ; Refrain from these men, and let them alone ; for if this counsel or this work, be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Halaman 229 - But what we call objective reality is, in the last analysis, what is common to many thinking beings, and could be common to all ; this common part, we shall see, can only be the harmony expressed by mathematical laws.
Halaman 112 - I repeat again, that no conduct was ever more profligate than that of the State of Pennsylvania. History cannot pattern it: and let no deluded being imagine that they will ever repay a single farthing — their people have tasted of the dangerous luxury of dishonesty, and they will never be brought back to the homely rule of right. The money transactions of the Americans are become a by-word among the nations of Europe. In every grammar-school of the old world ad Grcecas Calendas is translated —...
Halaman 112 - Your Petitioner lent to the State of Pennsylvania a sum of money, for the purpose of some public improvement. The amount, though small, is to him important, and is a saving from a life income, made with difficulty and privation.
Halaman 38 - Navigable waters" means those parts of streams or other bodies •of water over which Congress has jurisdiction under its authority to regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the several States, and which either in their natural or improved condition, notwithstanding interruptions between the navigable parts of such streams or waters by falls, shallows, or rapids compelling land carriage...
Halaman 107 - there is at present but one turnpike road on the continent, which is between Lancaster and Philadelphia, a distance of sixty-six miles, and is a masterpiece of its kind; it is paved with stone the whole way, and overlaid with gravel, so that it is never obstructed during the most severe season.
Halaman 312 - ... see was the glaring fact that they had no money, hard or soft ; and they wanted something that would satisfy their creditors and buy new gowns for their wives, whose raiment was unquestionably the worse for wear. On the other hand, the merchants from seaports like Providence, Newport, and Bristol understood the difference between real money and the promissory notes of a bankrupt government, but they were in a hopeless minority. Half a million dollars were issued in scrip, to be loaned to the...
Halaman 372 - Had I been present at the Creation, I would have given some useful hints for the better ordering of the universe.
Halaman 387 - But a heavy debt lying on the state, added to burdens of the same nature, upon almost every incorporation within it > a decline, or rather an extinction of public credit; a relaxation and corruption of manners, and a free use of foreign luxuries ; a decay of trade and manufactures, with a prevailing scarcity of money ; and above all, individuals involved in debt to each other — these were the real, though more remote causes of the insurrection.

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