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" Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally and intellectually as well as materially, and not only facilitates the interchange of the various productions of nature and art, but tends to remove national and provincial antipathies,... "
The Travels of a Hindoo to Various Parts of Bengal and Upper India - Page 160
by Bholanauth Chunder - 1869
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 15

1849
...pillars of the Constitution. "Of all inventions," says Macaulay, "the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance...the civilization of our species." Every improvement, oy which time or distance from place to place is lessened, benefits mankind morally and intellectually,...
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The History of England from the Accession of James II

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1849 - 2298 pages
...ancestors found in passing from place to place. Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilisation of our species. Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally...
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The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1849
...ancestors found in passing from place to place. Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilisation of our species. Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 18

1852
...advance in civilization of our forefathers, " Of all inven' tions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, ' those inventions which abridge distance...means of locomotion benefits mankind, morally and intel' lectually, as well as materially, and not only facilitates the ' interchange of the various...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 18

1852
...advance in civilization of our forefathers, " Of all inven' tions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, ' those inventions which abridge distance...means of locomotion benefits mankind, morally and intel' lectually, as well as materially, and not only facilitates the ' interchange of the various...
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The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States ..., Volume 3

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow - 1853
...great modern historian of England has well said, that next to the alphabet and the printing press, those inventions which .abridge distance have done most for the civilization of mankind. We may add, truly, that the rail-road is the great apostle of progress. Though it has come...
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A Letter to Robert Lowe, Esq., ... on the condition and requirements of the ...

John Bruce Norton - 1854 - 325 pages
...ventions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, " those inventions which abridge distances have done most for the " civilization of our species....improvement of the means of " locomotion benefits mankind generally and intellectually as well " as materially, and not only facilitates the interchange of the...
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The Theology of Inventions: Or, Manifestations of Deity in the Works of Art

John Blakely - 1856 - 294 pages
...results. Of all human inventions — the alphabet, the manufacture of paper, and the printing press excepted — those inventions which abridge distance...have done most for the civilization of our species. It has been remarked by an acute observer of historical changes1 that " every improvement in the means...
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The Social History of the People of the Southern Counties of England in Past ...

George Roberts - 1856 - 572 pages
...ancestors found in passing from place to place. Of all inventions, the alphabet and the printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilisation of our species. Every improvement of the means of locomotion benefits mankind morally...
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The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 1858 - 455 pages
...printing press alone excepted, those inventions which abridge distance have done most for the civilisation of our species. Every improvement of the means of...benefits mankind morally and intellectually as well as mate- ' rially, and not only facilitates the interchange of the various productions of nature and art,...
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