A Letter from Major Robert Carmichael-Smyth to His Friend, the Author of 'The Clockmaker'

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Published: 1849
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,825 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 28.5
LoC Categories: TF, TG
Downloads: 467
Added to site: 2008.04.16
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Containing thoughts on the subject of a British colonial railway communication between the Atlantic and the Pacific from the magnificent harbour of Halifax in Nova Scotia (North-Eastern America), to the mouth of Frazer's River, in New Caledonia (North-Western America), or such other port as may be determined upon.

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can have all the blessings and advantages of England and have them for nothing, nor can she retain them without great exertion. Her accumulated wealth cannot be allowed to remain idle--nor will it.[see Note 12] No one will deny for a moment that every economy that will make the poor man richer and happier ought to be practised;[see Note 39] but let us take care that we do not, from too strong a desire to retain that wealth which Providence has thrown into the lap of England[see Note 13] even in the midst of war,[see Note 14] deprive her labouring children of legitimate employment and just remuneration, (all that the industrious classes of our fellow-countrymen require.) But the undertaking proposed has even a higher claim to our attention. It is the great link required to unite in one powerful chain the whole English race. Let then our Railway Kings, and our Iron Kings, our princely merchants, and our lords millionnaires--let the stirring and active spirits of the age--the great reformers and the mo

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