And in this Christian province Constantine made up his mind to build a New
At once the Bell Company came over to Vail's point of view, bought his new
line, and launched out upon what seemed to be the foolhardy enterprise of stringing a double wire from Boston to New
There weekly arrive in this town scores of green Vermonters and New
Hampshire men, all athirst for gain and glory in the fishery.
This will scarcely, however, be considered as a point upon which any comparison can be grounded; for if, in this particular, there be a resemblance to the king of Great Britain, there is not less a resemblance to the Grand Seignior, to the khan of Tartary, to the Man of the Seven Mountains, or to the governor of New
The Greek letters last a little longer, but are already passing under the same sentence and tumbling into the inevitable pit which the creation of new
thought opens for all that is old.
It was the peculiar shape of Manhattan Island, pressed in by arms of the sea on either side, and incapable of comfortable expansion, except along a narrow northward belt, that first gave the New
York architects their bias for extreme vertical dimensions.
I say, therefore, that in entirely new
principalities, where there is a new
prince, more or less difficulty is found in keeping them, accordingly as there is more or less ability in him who has acquired the state.
He was so used to submitting to Prince Vasili's tone of careless self-assurance that he felt he would be unable to withstand it now, but he also felt that on what he said now his future depended- whether he would follow the same old road, or that new
path so attractively shown him by the Masons, on which he firmly believed he would be reborn to a new
In writing to a dear friend, immediately after my arrival at New
York, I said I felt like one who had escaped a den of hungry lions.
No one telleth me anything new
, so I tell myself mine own story.
But isolation probably acts more efficiently in checking the immigration of better adapted organisms, after any physical change, such as of climate or elevation of the land, &c.; and thus new
places in the natural economy of the country are left open for the old inhabitants to struggle for, and become adapted to, through modifications in their structure and constitution.
A fleet of ten or twelve vessels, with many hundred passengers, left England about the same time; for a multitude of people, who were discontented with the king's government and oppressed by the bishops, were flocking over to the New