Current Encyclopedia, a Monthly Record of Human Progress, Volume 10
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Common terms and phrases
Address Advertisers Advertisers kindly mention American Bank beautiful better bill boys building called canal carried cents charge Chicago Company complete cost course Department Engineer fact give given hand House hundred Illustrated important interest Italy land less living Louis magazine matter means ment mention THE WORLD methods Michigan miles months natural never offer paint passed persons play political position possible practical present President question reform represented result Senate sent stand story Street success tell things thousand tion United University volume West WORLD TO-DAY writing writing to Advertisers York young
Page 448 - YEARS by MILLIONS of MOTHERS for their CHILDREN while TEETHING, with PERFECT SUCCESS. It SOOTHES the CHILD, SOFTENS the GUMS, ALLAYS all PAIN; CURES WIND COLIC, and is the best remedy for DIAKRHCEA. Sold by Druggists in every part of the world. Be sure and ask for " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup,
Page 560 - If you do like them, send us $2.00 every month for twelve months. In order to keep you in touch with us during these months, on receipt of your request for these books we will enter you as a subscriber...
Page 560 - This book is intended to replace my Greek World under Roman Sway, now out of print, in a maturer and better form, and with much new material superadded. There has grown up, since its appearance, a wider and more intelligent view of Greek life, and people are not satisfied with knowing the Golden Age only, without caring for what came before and followed after. In this Silver Age of Hellenism many splendid things were produced, and the world was moulded by the teaching which went out from Greek lands.
Page 448 - Ridpath takes you back to the dawn of history long before the Pyramids of Egypt were built; down through the romantic troubled times of Chaldea's grandeur and Assyria's magnificence; of Babylonia's wealth and luxury; of Greek and Roman splendor; of Mohammedan culture and refinement; of French elegance and British power, to the dawn of yesterday.
Page 336 - Ha, ha! keep time: how sour sweet music is, When time is broke and no proportion kept! So is it in the music of men's lives.
Page 40 - The truth is progress and reaction are but words to mystify the millions. They mean nothing, they are nothing, they are phrases and not facts. All is race.
Page 417 - The most serious obstacle we have to encounter in the effort to secure a proper regulation of the immigration to these shores arises from the determined opposition of the foreign steamship lines who have no interest whatever in the matter save to increase the returns on their capital by carrying masses of immigrants hither in the steerage quarters of their ships.
Page 224 - The Real Charm of Beauty is in the complexion— to be attractive it should be clear, soft, velvety and healthy. You should make the most of what nature has given you. A good complexion is everyone's heritage -restore it, preserve it, by using PEARS' SOAP OF ALL SCENTED SOAPS PEAKS
Page 57 - ... You have the least to regret. You have had to administer relief on a scale which was utterly unforeseen. You have been provided with resources that were rarely adequate. The patience and the courage, the resourcefulness and the single-mindedness, with which you are carrying on are beyond all praise. When the history of these times comes to be written, it will be said of the social workers of America that they did their duty without flinching and that they deserved well of their country.
Page 246 - We believe that according to Christ's law men of the Christian faith exist for the service of man, not only in holding forth the word of life, but in the support of works and institutions of pity and charity, in the maintenance of human freedom, in the deliverance of all those that are oppressed, in the enforcement of civic justice, and in the rebuke of all unrighteousness.