House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volum 13

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Side 163 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, When it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, And to-morrow I will give: When thou hast it by thee.
Side 8 - The Secretary of War has the honor to transmit to the House of Representatives the annual report of the Mississippi River Commission for 1884.
Side 384 - Columbia, are hereby declared nuisances injurious to health; and any person creating, "keeping, or maintaining such nuisance, who shall fail, after due notice from this board, to abate the same, shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars for every such offense.
Side 23 - ... he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof; that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to matters therein stated to be alleged upon information and belief, and that as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Side 385 - Twenty-five millions are the most moderate of the approximative amounts given by the estimates of modern science. Science, after groping for a long time, knows now that the most fertilizing and effective of manures is human manure. The Chinese, let us say it to our shame, knew this before we did ; not a Chinese peasant — it is...
Side 17 - Congress, at its first session, appropriated $5,000 to enable the President of the United States to cause to be made the necessary surveys, projects, and estimates for determining the best means of affording to the cities of Washington and Georgetown an unfailing and abundant supply of good and wholesome water.
Side 27 - An act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia...
Side 385 - ... gilded wheat, it is bread on your table, it is warm blood in your veins, it is health, it is joy, it is life.
Side 385 - Eckeberg who states the fact — who goes to the city, but brings at either end of his bamboo a "bucket full of what we call filth. Thanks to the human manure, the soil in China is still as youthful as in the days of Abraham, and Chinese wheat yields just one hundred and twenty fold the sowing.
Side 384 - ... such nuisance, and who shall fail, after due notice from this board, to abate the same, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than ten nor more than one hundred dollars for every such offense.

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