MINES


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MINESMeasuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services
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Yet there can be no doubt, that the same capital well employed in these mines would have yielded an immense return, a confidential man of business, a practical miner and assayer, would have been all that was required.
Captain Head has described the wonderful load which the "Apires," truly beasts of burden, carry up from the deepest mines. I confess I thought the account exaggerated: so that I was glad to take an opportunity of weighing one of the loads, which I picked out by hazard.
What hath happened unto me, mine animals?--said Zarathustra.
To my friends can I again go down, and also to mine enemies!
"I presume you will send out an expert to the mine first?" Aynesworth said.
I mean to buy first, and then go out to the mine. If I have made a mistake, I shall not be ruined.
I should have become a real boy, like all these friends of mine! Oh, if I meet Lamp-Wick I am going to tell him what I think of him--and more, too!"
But before I show you mine, I want to see yours, dear Pinocchio."
Tall are the camels, heavy are the kine, But this was Least of Little Things, O little son of mine!
The medicine is potent for good, and were it my child -- yea, mine own, as well as thine!
It seemed not so wild a dream -- old as I was, and sombre as I was, and misshapen as I was -- that the simple bliss, which is scattered far and wide, for all mankind to gather up, might yet be mine. And so, Hester, I drew thee into my heart, into its innermost chamber, and sought to warm thee by the warmth which thy presence made there!"
There are wives who forsake their husbands and--and go off with a handsomer man, as the poet says; and mine, mine, alas!