Sessional Papers - Legislature of the Province of Ontario, Volume 9

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Page 73 - Master of human destinies am I ! Fame, love and fortune on my footsteps wait, Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace— soon or late I knock unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake — if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is the hour of fate, And they who follow me reach every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death; but those who doubt or hesitate, Condemned to failure, penury and woe, Seek me in vain and...
Page 73 - Fame, love, and fortune on my footsteps wait, Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and, passing by Hovel, and mart, and palace, soon or late I knock unbidden, once at every gate! If sleeping, wake — if feasting, rise before I turn away. It is the hour of fate, And they who follow me reach every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death; but those who doubt or hesitate, Condemned to failure, penury and woe, Seek me in vain and uselessly implore — I answer...
Page 53 - The contractor shall not have or make any claim or demand, or bring any action or suit or petition against Her Majesty for any damage which he may sustain by reason of any delay in the progress of the work...
Page 54 - ... and stating the value of such work computed as above mentioned; and the said certificate shall be a condition precedent to the right of the contractor to be paid the said ninety per cent or any part thereof. The remaining ten per cent shall be retained until the final completion of the whole work to the satisfaction of the engineer, and will be paid within two months after such completion.
Page 50 - Commission for the purposes of the said works and the same shall on no account be taken away or used or disposed of except for the purposes of the said works without the consent in writing of the Engineer...
Page 9 - ... of aiding the trade of the city of Philadelphia, by carrying into effect such rules and regulations as may from time to time be established with respect to commerce, and the adjustment of mercantile differences between each other.
Page 60 - The material to be placed in the embankment, must be approved by the engineer; and in places where the natural surface of the ground upon which the embankment is to . rest is covered with vegetable matter which cannot be burned off in clearing, and which would in the opinion of the engineer impair the work, the same must be removed to his entire satisfaction, all sloping ground covered with pasture shall be deeply ploughed over the base of the embankments before the latter are commenced.
Page 57 - be implied from anything in this contract contained, " or from any position or situation of the parties at any " time, it being clearly understood and agreed that " the express contracts, covenants and agreements " herein contained and made by Her Majesty, are and " shall be the only contracts, covenants and agreements " upon which any rights against Her are to be founded.
Page 48 - work" or " works" shall, unless the context require a different meaning, mean the whole of the work and the materials, matter* and things required to be done, furnished and performed by the contractors under this coutract.
Page 11 - ... packed under and around them. As the raising proceeds the end of the "lift" shall extend over not less than three rail lengths, and before trains are allowed to pass over the inclined portion of tra-ck, it must be made sufficiently solid to prevent bending the rails, or twisting the rail joints.

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