Bulletin of the Pan American Union, Volume 43

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Page 615 - To continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods and other great national calamities, and to devise and carry on measures for preventing the same.
Page 336 - the zone of land and land under water of the width of 10 miles extending to the distance of 5 miles on each side of the center line of the route of the canal
Page 416 - and carry that light high for the guidance of our own feet. We are not worthy to stand here unless we ourselves be in deed and in truth real democrats and servants of mankind, ready to give our very lives for the freedom and justice and spiritual exaltation of the great Nation which shelters and nurtures us.
Page 415 - hut was the cradle of one of the great sons of men, a man of singular, delightful, vital genius, who presently emerged upon the great stage of the Nation's history, gaunt, shy, ungainly, but dominant and majestic, a natural ruler of men. * *
Page 291 - common cattle. This strikes me as a good illustration of how little we are able to judge from the ordinary habits of life, on what circumstances, occurring only at long intervals, the rarity or extinction of a species may be determined.
Page 291 - India, the Sivatherium. The breed is very true; and a niata bull and cow invariably produce niata calves. A niata bull with a common cow, or the reverse cross, produces offspring having an intermediate character, but with the niata characters strongly displayed; according to
Page 415 - rise was by weary and painful labor, lived to lead his people through the burning flames of a, struggle from which the Nation emerged, purified as by fire, born anew to a loftier life. After long years of iron effort, and of failure that
Page 416 - never seen and understood the language of affairs with the ready ease of one to the manner born; or that nature which seemed in its varied richness to be
Page 403 - It is great but not beautiful. The lines are chaotic, disturbing—but wait! The clouds and the sunset, the moonrise and the storm will transform it into a splendor no mountain range can surpass. Peaks will shift and glow, walls darken, crags take fire, and gray-green mesas, dimly seen, take on the gleam of opalescent lakes of mountain water.
Page 416 - for the right perhaps no man can assist. This strange child of the cabin kept company with invisible things, was born into no intimacy but that of

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