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The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 4, April, 1852

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 131,174 / 385 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.2
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 324
Added to site: 2011.08.09
mnybks.net#: 30571
Genre: Periodical
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s of Peter Stuyvesant (of blessed memory), and others who own real estate in this city, and likewise all mayors, common councilmen, and others in authority, were endued with more taste, with a higher regard to the general interest, and a juster sense of the matters that pertain to a good administration, so that it might be said in after times that the beneficence of the Creator (who in things natural has done more for ours than for any other city), had been seconded by the pious wisdom of the creature, and Manhattan pointed to as in all respects the metropolis of the world. Why not? If the very stones in the streets of London, Paris, and Vienna, were turned to pure gold, they would not purchase for those cities advantages that should be compared with such as we already possessed by our beautiful island--a giant mosaic, set in emerald, studding the bosom of Nature.

Whatever may be said by our excellent neighbor, the minister of the dingy-looking red brick meeting-house round the corner, it is not less a

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