THE remaining charge against the House of Representatives, which I am to examine, is grounded on a supposition that the number of members will not be augmented from time to time, as the progress
of population may demand.
But let us assume that what is called science can harmonize all contradictions and possesses an unchanging standard of good and bad by which to try historic characters and events; let us say that Alexander could have done everything differently; let us say that with guidance from those who blame him and who profess to know the ultimate aim of the movement of humanity, he might have arranged matters according to the program his present accusers would have given him- of nationality, freedom, equality, and progress
(these, I think, cover the ground).
Several of Bunyan's books are strong, but none of the others is to be named together with 'The Pilgrim's Progress
Twice upon the way to the coast bellicose natives ran threateningly from their villages to bar his further progress
, but when the awful cry of the bull-ape thundered upon their affrighted ears, and the great white giant charged bellowing upon them, they had turned and fled into the bush, nor ventured thence until he had safely passed.
Not only this, but the opportunity here afforded will awaken among us a new era of industrial progress
After a period of years full of incidents we have been compelled to abandon our labors, and to stop short on the road of progress
These are not vague inferences drawn from supposed or speculative defects in a Constitution, the whole power of which is lodged in the hands of a people, or their representatives and delegates, but they are solid conclusions, drawn from the natural and necessary progress
of human affairs.
Have dismissed Cathcart for incompetence - road started - progress
magnificent," he wired one week, and shortly afterwards a message came back - "Cathcart cables resigned - scheme impossible - shares dropping - wire reply.
He found the young man intelligent far beyond his most sanguine hopes, so that the progress
made was little short of uncanny.
Tell her not to be impatient, it will take me several days, but it will all come out right, and I will come over and report progress
as I go along.
After ten minutes' rapid progress
we gained an open space from which we could just descry the ridge we intended to mount looming dimly through the mists of the tropical shower, and distant from us, as we estimated, something more than a mile.
They reported that certain bands of the Sioux Tetons, who inhabited a region many leagues further up the Missouri, were near at hand, awaiting the approach of the party, with the avowed intention of opposing their progress