The Young Man and Civil Engineering George Fillmore Swain

ISBN: 9781330148372

Published: September 27th 2015

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220 pages


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The Young Man and Civil Engineering  by  George Fillmore Swain

The Young Man and Civil Engineering by George Fillmore Swain
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 220 pages | ISBN: 9781330148372 | 5.38 Mb

Excerpt from The Young Man and Civil EngineeringThere be three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil, busy workshops, and the easy conveyance of men and commodities from one place to another. Bacon.Of all inventions,MoreExcerpt from The Young Man and Civil EngineeringThere be three things which make a nation great and prosperous: a fertile soil, busy workshops, and the easy conveyance of men and commodities from one place to another.

Bacon.Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilization of our species. Macaulay.What is vulgar, and the essence of all vulgarity, but the avarice of reward? Tis the difference of artisan and artist, of talent and genius, of sinner and saint. The man whose eyes are nailed, not on the nature of his act, but on the wages, - whether it be money, or office, or fame, - is almost equally low.

Emerson.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition.

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