Congressional Serial Set

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Les hele vurderingen

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Les hele vurderingen

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Side 1007 - Tis granted, and no plainer truth appears, Our most important are our earliest years. The mind impressible and soft, with ease Imbibes and copies what she hears and sees, And through life's labyrinth holds fast the clue That education gives her, false or true.
Side 213 - ... the same into the treasury of the United States to the credit of the United States and the District of Columbia...
Side 564 - All loss or damage arising out of the nature of the work to be done under this agreement, or from any unforeseen...
Side 551 - ... per cent. If the proportions of the mixture are varied in any manner from those specified, the mixture will be condemned; its use will not be permitted, and, if already placed on the streets, it will be removed and replaced by proper materials at the expense of , the contractor.
Side 564 - Contractors will be held responsible for the faithful execution of their contracts ; and upon all technical questions concerning the execution of the work in accordance with the specifications and measurements thereof the decision of the Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia shall be final.
Side 238 - OFFICERS The officers of the Association shall consist of a president, one or more vice presidents, and a treasurer who shall be elected annually by the Board of...
Side 551 - ... then be carefully spread, by means of hot iron rakes, in such manner as to give a uniform and regular grade, and to such depth that after having received its ultimate compression it will have a thickness of 2 yz inches.
Side 550 - That under appropriations herein contained no contract shall be made for making or repairing concrete or asphalt pavements in Washington City at a higher price than two dollars per square yard for a quality equal to the best laid in the District of Columbia prior to July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and with a base of not less than six inches in thickness.
Side 657 - ... conviction, forfeit and pay a sum not less than five nor more than fifty dollars; and it shall be the duty of physicians while in attendance upon cases of scarlet fever and diphtheria to exercise such reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of the said diseases as may be prescribed by the health officer of the District of Columbia in regulations.
Side 906 - In this school, whatever may be the social standing or importance of the fathers, the sons go together to the same work, and are tested physically as well as intellectually by the same standards.

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