Where Shall We Get Meat?: The Food Supplies of Western Europe; Being Letters Written in Reply to the Question, Where is England to Get Meat? During a Brief Tour in France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Holland in the Autumn of 1865. To which is Appended a Paper on the Production of Food, Read in the Department of Political Economy at the International Social Science Congress at Berne, 1865
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Página 183 - To men of other minds my fancy flies, Embosom'd in the deep where Holland lies. Methinks her patient sons before me stand, Where the broad ocean leans against the land, And, sedulous to stop the coming tide, Lift the tall rampire's artificial pride, Onward methinks, and diligently slow, The firm connected bulwark seems to grow; Spreads its long arms amidst the wat'ry roar, Scoops out an empire, and usurps the shore...
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Página 68 - Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread And force a churlish soil for scanty bread. No product here the barren hills afford But man and steel, the soldier and his sword...
Página 130 - Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot the lot of all ; Sees no contiguous palace rear its head, To shame the meanness of his humble shed — No costly lord the sumptuous banquet deal, ' To make him loathe his vegetable meal — But calm, and bred in ignorance and toil, Each wish contracting, fits him to the soil. Cheerful at morn, he wakes from short repose, Breasts the keen air, and carols as he goes...
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