The World's Work, Volume 26

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Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913 - American literature
A history of our time.

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Page 676 - The Republic of Panama grants to the United States in perpetuity the use, occupation and control of a zone of land and land under water for the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation and protection of said Canal...
Page 257 - It is of serious interest to the country that the people at large should have no lobby and be voiceless in these matters, while great bodies of astute men seek to create an artificial opinion and to overcome the interests of the public for their private profit.
Page 142 - With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere. But with the governments who have declared their independence and maintained it, and whose independence we have, on great consideration and just principles acknowledged, WE COULD NOT VIEW ANY INTERPOSITION FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPPRESSING THEM, OR CONTROLLING IN ANY OTHER MANNER THEIR DESTINY, BY ANY EUROPEAN POWER IN ANY OTHER LIGHT THAN AS THE MANIFESTATION OF AN UNFRIENDLY DISPOSITION...
Page 144 - The citizens or subjects of each of the high contracting parties shall have liberty to enter, travel and reside in the territories of the other to carry on trade, wholesale and retail, to own or lease and occupy houses, manufactories, warehouses and shops, to employ agents of their choice, to lease land for residential and commercial purposes, and generally to do anything incident to or necessary for trade upon the same terms as native citizens or subjects, submitting themselves to the laws and regulations...
Page 513 - Is there no balm in Gilead ; is there no physician there ? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered...
Page 359 - There are Victors and Victrolas in great variety of styles from $10 to $200.
Page 303 - You know that one of the interesting things that Mr. Jefferson said in those early days of simplicity which marked the beginnings of our government was that the best government consisted in as little governing as possible. And there is still a sense in which that is true. It is still intolerable for the government to interfere with our individual activities except where it is necessary to interfere with them in order to free them. But I feel confident that if Jefferson were living in our day he would...
Page 382 - We believe in truth, the corner-stone of all honorable and successful business, and we pledge ourselves each to one and one to all, to make this the foundation of our dealings, to the end that our mutual relations may become still more harmonious and efficient.
Page 410 - The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.
Page 664 - The whole judicial power of each state (at least for civil causes) should be vested in one great court, of which all tribunals should be branches, departments, or divisions. The business, as well as the judicial administration of this court, should be thoroughly organized, so as to prevent not merely waste of judicial power, but all needless clerical work, duplication of papers and records, and the like, thus obviating expense to litigants and cost to the public.

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