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Image from page 10 of “American homes and gardens” (1905)

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Identifier: americanhomesga101913newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
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Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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an antidote to poisonsand even against the bites of the venomousreptiles with which tropical Asia abounds. While these virtues must be regarded inthe light of modern science as of course en-tirely imaginary, the ownership of such aprotection may have proved, to some extent,an involuntary and hypnotic aid to the suf-ferer. As a consequence, considerablevalue was often attached to notably finespecimens of bezoars. In India, especially,their value increased enormously in pro-portion to their size and choice specimenscommanded very large prices. They were mounted, according to theirdimensions, for display or for suspensionfrom the person, special care being taken toleave the bezoar substance plainly visible.In many instances, as certain interestinggold-mounted specimens preserved in theCourt Museum at Vienna demonstrate, theywere, even in Europe, thought worthy ofbeing inclosed in the most costly and artisticsettings, by which, of course, their valuewas enhanced to a corresponding extent.

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World renowned FruitTrees, Vines and Plantsand Ornamental Trees,Shrubs,Evergreens, Flow-ers,Rosesand Hardy Plants.All perfectthrough scientificpropagation and expert cul-ture. Superb collectionsadapted to large or small gar-dens, private estates, publicparks and cemeteries. II, V XX iTAATi 73 years of leadership, based onabsolute integrity. A world-widepatronage. Every specimen is trueto species, is well rooted andsturdily developed, and is packedand shipped with utmost care. ( . Both large and small orders receive vjclose attention, and our reputation as-sures your satisfaction. Goods safelydelivered in all parts of the world. ELLWANGER & BARRY Mount Hope Nurseries Box 23A, Rochester, N. Y.AN INVALUABLE FREE BOOK Write for a copy ofour 73rd AnnualCatalogue. It is astandard guide inall matters per-taining to lawnm and garden dec-fif oration. ITIS; ff FREE. JustIff mail us aRj postal, and wefij will send youa copy at once.

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Image from page 32 of “Little journeys to the homes of the great” (1916)

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Identifier: littlejourneystov11hubb
Title: Little journeys to the homes of the great
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915 Hoyle, John T. (John Thomas), b. 1873, ed
Subjects: Biography
Publisher: New York, Chicago, W. H. Wise & co
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University Hawaii, Joseph F. Smith Library
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Books were written by good men picturing the evilsof the factory system. Comparisons were made betweenthe old and the new, in which the hideousness of thenew was etched in biting phrase. Some tried to turnthe dial backward and revive the cottage industries,as did Ruskin a little later. A Dream of John Ball M 25 ROBERT OWEN was anticipated, and many sighed for the good oldtimes. 33 33 But among the many philosophers and philanthropistswho wrestled with the problem, Robert Owen seems tohave stood alone in the belief that success lay in goingon, and not in turning back. He set himself to makingthe new condition tolerable and prophesied a day whenout of the smoke and din of strife would emerge a con-dition that would make for health, happiness andprosperity such as this tired old world never has seen.Robert Owen was Englands first Socialist.Very naturally he was called a dreamer. Some calledhim an infidel and the enemy of society.Very many now call him a seer and a prophet. 26 ROBERT OWEN

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N Robert Owens day cotton yarn was pack-aged and sold in five-pound bundles. Thesepackages were made up in hanks of a givennumber of yards. One hundred twenty countsto a package was fixed upon as .par, or standardcount. If the thread was very fine, of course morehanks were required to make up the five pounds. Theprice ranged up or down, below or above the one-hundred-twenty mark. That is, if a package containedtwo hundred forty hanks, its value was just doublewhat it would have been if merely standard.Robert Owen knew fabrics before he began to spin S3First, he was a salesman. Second, he made the thingshe could sell. The one supremely difficult thing in business is sales-manship. Goods can be manufactured on formula, butit takes a man to sell. He who can sell is a success—others may be. The only men who succeed in dictating the policy ofthe house are those in the Sales Department—that is,those who are on the side of income, not of expense 53The man with a secret process of manufac

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