The Patrons of Husbandry on the Pacific Coast: Being a Complete History of the Origin, Condition and Progress of Agriculture in Different Parts of the World; of the Origin and Growth of the Order of Patrons, with a General and Special Grange Directory, and Full List of Charter Members of the Subordinate Granges of California. Also, of the Foes of the Farmers, Or Monopolies of Land, Water, Transportation and Education; of a Protective Tariff, Currency and Banking

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A.L. Bancroft, 1875 - 461 pages
 

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Page 345 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 135 - A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Page 424 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest ; And God and man shall own his worth Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth.
Page 280 - That whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same...
Page 419 - The word of the Lord by night To the watching Pilgrims came, As they sat by the seaside, And filled their hearts with flame. God said, I am tired of kings, I suffer them no more; Up to my ear the morning brings The outrage of the poor. Think ye I made this ball A field of havoc and war, Where tyrants great and tyrants small Might harry the weak and poor? My angel, his name is Freedom, — Choose him to be your king; He shall cut pathways east and west, And fend you with his wing.
Page 419 - My angel, — his name is Freedom,— Choose him to be your king ; He shall cut pathways east and west And fend you with his wing. Lo ! I uncover the land Which I hid of old time in the West, As the sculptor uncovers the statue When he has wrought his best...
Page 420 - United States ! the ages plead, — Present and Past in under-song,— Go put your creed into your deed, Nor speak with double tongue. For sea and land don't understand Nor skies without a frown See rights for which the one hand fights By the other cloven down.
Page 98 - It is his duty to do all he can in his own party to put down bribery, corruption, and trickery; to see that none but competent, faithful, and honest men, who will unflinchingly stand by our...
Page 344 - That all moneys derived from the sale of the lands aforesaid by the States to which the lands are apportioned, and from the sales of land scrip hereinbefore provided for, shall be invested in stocks of the United States, or of the States, or some other safe stocks...
Page 41 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!

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