deserve better, and in this city today there are people who want to do better, and so I say to all of you here, let us resolve to reform our politics, so that power and privilege no longer shout down the voice of the people.
As the Mackinaw Company still continued its rivalry, and as the fur trade would not advantageously admit of competition, he made a new arrangement in 1811, by which, in conjunction with certain partners of the Northwest Company, and other persons engaged in the fur trade, he bought out the Mackinaw Company, and merged that and the American
Fur Company into a new association, to be called the "Southwest Company." This he likewise did with the privity and approbation of the American
While in Paris we saw a good deal of the now famous American
Negro painter, Mr.
She flew above the doomed American
fleet while the Prince by wireless telegraphy directed the movements of her consorts.
"Yes, I know--but I had an idea there warn't any Americans
The Gun Club once founded, it is easy to conceive the result of the inventive genius of the Americans
. Their military weapons attained colossal proportions, and their projectiles, exceeding the prescribed limits, unfortunately occasionally cut in two some unoffending pedestrians.
In the meantime, the success of this company attracted the attention and excited the emulation of the American
Fur Company, and brought them once more into the field of their ancient enterprise.
Philip liked the daring picturesqueness of the Americans
' costume; he thought it showed the romantic spirit.
Then those words of his friend came back to him--the speech about the tendency of the people, especially of the ladies, on the American
steamers to take to themselves one's little belongings.
While writing this book, fully a quarter of a century since, it occurred to us that the French name of this lake was too complicated, the American
too commonplace, and the Indian too unpronounceable, for either to be used familiarly in a work of fiction.
At the whistle of the driver, amid the hurrahs, and all the admiring vociferations of the American
language, the train left the platform of Baltimore.
girls are as clever at concealing their parents, as English women are at concealing their past," he said, rising to go.