Small Business in Smaller Cities and Towns: Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, First- Session[s] Pursuant to H. Res. 53 ...

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Page 238 - Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain.
Page 238 - No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But, choked with sedges, works its weedy way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding bittern guards its nest ; Amidst thy desert walks the lapwing flies, And tires their echoes with unvaried cries. Sunk are thy bowers in shapeless ruin all, And the long grass o'ertops the moldering wall; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land.
Page 242 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made ;w But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Page 54 - I get through, you may have some questions that you would like to ask. I will try to answer any questions that you may have, if that is satisfactory to the committee.
Page 414 - That since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed...
Page 302 - Local organizations throughout the country have shown an intense interest in requesting assistance under the provisions of Public Law 566, the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act of August 4.
Page 250 - Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and an happy land. Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore...
Page 147 - Construction. Nothing in this order shall be construed as subjecting any function vested by law in, or assigned pursuant to law to. any Federal agency or head thereof to the authority of any other agency or officer or as abrogating or restricting any such function in any manner.
Page 51 - You can take the BOY out of the country but you can't take the country out of the boy Chiefly known in North America, where it has generated a limitless variety of humorous by-forms (see quots.).
Page 260 - Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and an happy land.