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In those days the boundaries of Greece stretched far further than they do now, and it was upon the shores of the Bosphorus that Constantine built his new capital.
But when the last coil of wire was stretched into place, and the first "Hello" leaped from Boston to New York, the new line was a victorious success.
In New Bedford, fathers, they say, give whales for dowers to their daughters, and portion off their nieces with a few porpoises a-piece.
In these circumstances there is a total dissimilitude between him and a king of Great Britain, who is an hereditary monarch, possessing the crown as a patrimony descendible to his heirs forever; but there is a close analogy between him and a governor of New York, who is elected for three years, and is re-eligible without limitation or intermission.
Every ultimate fact is only the first of a new series.
For many generations New York had taken no heed of war, save as a thing that happened far away, that affected prices and supplied the newspapers with exciting headlines and pictures.
The difficulties they have in acquiring it rise in part from the new rules and methods which they are forced to introduce to establish their government and its security.
A week later, Pierre, having taken leave of his new friends, the Masons, and leaving large sums of money with them for alms, went away to his estates.
Ruggles, he wished to know of me where I wanted to go; as he deemed it unsafe for me to remain in New York.
That man is a bridge and not a goal--rejoicing over his noontides and evenings, as advances to new rosy dawns:
Hence an oceanic island at first sight seems to have been highly favourable for the production of new species.
Among the passengers was John Winthrop, who had sold the estate of his forefathers, and was going to prepare a new home for his wife and children in the wilderness.
On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York.
Surely every medicine is an innovation; and he that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator; and if time of course alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?
With that parting shot at the new ideas, my old friend left me for a time.