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" Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species. Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally and intellectually... "
Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying Documents]. - Page 69
by United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1867
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The Arena, Volume 15

United States - 1896
...the other's welfare. "Of all inventions (the alphabet and printing press excepted)," says Macaulay, "those which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species. Every improvement in the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally and intellectually as well as...
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Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of ..., Volume 37; Volume 45, Part 1896

Indiana. State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1896
...Macauley says that of all inventions, the alphabet and printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species. This being true, a nation, or an age of civilization, is perhaps more easily judged and understood...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 24

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897
...place to place. Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing-press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species. Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally and intellectually as well as...
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Street Pavements and Paving Materials: A Manual of City Pavements : the ...

George William Tillson - Pavements - 1900 - 532 pages
...History of England: " Of all inventions, the alphabet and printing-press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species." Adam Smith once asserted that " the construction of roads is the greatest of all improvements." While...
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Street Pavements and Paving Materials: A Manual of City Pavements, the ...

George William Tillson - Pavements - 1901 - 555 pages
...History of England: " Of all inventions, the alphabet and printing-press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species." Adam Smith once asserted that " the construction of roads is the greatest of all improvements." While...
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Street Pavements and Paving Materials: A Manual of City Pavements: the ...

George William Tillson - Pavements - 1900 - 532 pages
...History of England: " Of all inventions, the alphabet and printing-press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species." Adam Smith once asserted that " the construction of roads is the greatest of all improvements." While...
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Hearst's International, Volume 5

1903
...Advertisers kindly mention "THE WORLD TO-DAY." the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species." — — MACAULEY PERFECTION IN TRANSPORTATION IS FURNISHED BY THE CHICAGO & ALTON RAILWAY The heaviest...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...place to place. Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing-press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species. Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally and intellectually as well as...
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Our Roman Highways

Urquhart Atwell Forbes, Arnold C. Burmester - Great Britain - 1904 - 259 pages
...BURMESTER ' Of all Inventions, the alphabet and the printing-prosa alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species.'— MACAULAY. LONDON FE ROBINSON & CO. 20 GREAT RUSSELL STREET, BLOOMSBDRY PREFACE Ix the present work...
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The American Journal of Sociology, Volume 9

Albion W. Small, Ellsworth Faris, Ernest Watson Burgess, Herbert Blumer, Everett Cherrington Hughes - Electronic journals - 1904
...NEW WORLD AND OLD "Of all invent! the alphapet the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species."— —MACAU LBV PERFECTION IN TBANSPOBTATIOJi IS FURNISHED BY THE CHICAGO & ALTON RAILWAY The heaviest...
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