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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 90, April, 1865

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1865
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,170 / 251 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 698
Added to site: 2009.12.06
mnybks.net#: 25961
Genre: Periodical
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new that it has not yet reached the raw barrenness of a new place.

Nature does not cede her royalty except under strong compulsion, and still does battle in the streets of Corry with the four thousand, who have not yet found time to get out the stumps of the hastily felled trees, to "improve" a wild water-course that dashes down from the bluff and crosses the main street between a tailor's shop and a restaurant, or even to trample to death the wildwood ferns and forest flowers which linger on its margin. When the Coriolanians have attended to these little matters, their city will look even newer than at present. Then shall their grandchildren bring other trees and set them along the streets, and dig wells and fountains, where Kuhleborn may rise to bemoan the desolation of his ancient domain.

Probably from sympathy with the bulk of their freight, the passenger-cars upon the Oil Creek Railway are so streaked with oil upon the outside, and so imbued with oil within, as to suggest having been used o

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