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GRECIAN activities in architectural development grew on the foundations of philosophical and practical analysis of constructive work, which preceded ...
... architecture, an art that spread, owing to the activity of maritime Athens and ... education, going so far as to train hundreds of Athenians in seamanship each year ...
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Marine insurance based on indemnity.—Marine insurance is, as has already been said, the oldest form which passed into a distinct commercial business. ...
... there were undoubtedly forms of indemnity much like our modern form of insurance. The Hanseatic League also provided for meeting the contingencies of maritime enterprises. Lloyds of London ...
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These words were addressed in my hearing, as I have elsewhere recorded, to three Chinese statesmen, of whom Li Hung Chang was one. The object of the ...
... owned by the Central Government, was a flotilla of gunboats purchased that year in England by Mr. Lay, centralising of Maritime Customs. Existing with the terms ...
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So it was a relief to me to find that it was only the Illustrator joyfully crackling his new map of Lower Maine and the Maritime Provinces. ...
... was a relief to me to find that it was only the Weitenkampf joyfully crackling his new map of Lower Maine and the Maritime Provinces. The reader may remember ...
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The chief reason for Canada's pre-eminence in this great wealth of the sea, is her peculiarly favorable position in relation to northern ocean curren ...
... lakes, thus affording ample room for the fish, and scope for the plying of this industry. The coast line of the Maritime Provinces, from Grand Manan ...
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The period for a new election of a citizen, to administer the executive Government of the United States, being not far distant, and the time actually ...
... South protected by the equal laws of a common Government, finds, in the productions of the latter, great additional resources of maritime and commercial enterprise and precious ...
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IN ADDITION to the daily rotation of the earth on its axis, the earth has another motion. What is it? It has this motion round the sun in common with ...
... time. Note that the time belts are so arranged that their boundaries are largely provincial. (See TOWNSHIP) The Maritime Provinces are associated with the 60th meridian ...
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CAPTAIN MAHAN'S thesis that in any great war the nation possessing the greater sea power is likely to win, has been splendidly illustrated during the ...
... , had become the German Naval Minister. With the aid of the Emperor he had aroused among the Germans a great enthusiasm for maritime power, and had built ...
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From Marseilles to Mentone extends a strip of warm littoral, crowded with maritime pine and dotted with date palms, that is the winier playground of ...
... The Riviera (Originally Published hotelkeeping) From Marseilles to Mentonese extends a strip of warm corbelling, crowded with maritime pine and dotted with date palms, that is ...
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The mansions and gardens of these nouveaux riches vastly outnumber, in Lisbon, the palaces of the old nobility and a stranger is, on a superficial ac ...
... a capital for several hundred years, and for a long period in the sixteenth century it had almost the monopoly of the world's maritime and commercial enterprise. Of ...
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