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The plot of the book is a carrying-away science-fiction work. It narrates about Corn Maxwell who spent his early age on the planet of Poictesme where one of the armies was based during the System Star War. When the war ended, the army left the planet having destroyed their bases and equipment which they had over there. However, one piece of equipment got lost and should be found. It is a military super computer called Merlin. With the help of it any problem could be solved. And everyone understood that life would change a lot depending on who would find this computer first. The main character Corn has a mission to go and research computers and find Merlin. Conn after learning a lot comes back but nobody has ever seen the computer; everyone just talk about it a lot. The life on the planet becomes fussy and nervous as all inhabitants want to change their life for the better. And Conn understand that he needs to find Merlin. This book might be called a real masterpiece by H.Beam Piper as in it he mixes adventure and thriller. The end of the book is very unexpected so it will keep readers attentive till the very end.
On May 8th, 1799, the Committee of By-Laws reported "that they had devised a common seal for the Corporation, the description of which is as follows:"Oceanus, one of the sea Gods, sitting in a reclining posture on a rising ground pouring water from an urn which forms a river and terminates in a lake. On the exergue will be inscribed 'Seal of the Manhattan Company.'"There are nine banks now in existence whose history reaches back into the Eighteenth Century. Of these, two are in Massachusetts, two in Connecticut, one in Pennsylvania, one in Delaware, one in Maryland and two in New York.Corporate banking in New York began with the organization of the Bank of New York by Alexander Hamilton in 1784, which received its charter in 1792. For fifteen years this bank, together with the New York branch of the first Bank of the United States, were the only banks doing business in either the City or State of New York. With Hamilton and the Federals in control of the Legislature, new bank charters were unobtainable. This monopoly of banking facilities in the City and State was of great strategic value to the political party in control, and naturally aroused jealousy and resentment among the members of the opposition, whose leader was Aaron Burr........
Report of the voyage made by an English adventurer and explorer Sir Humphrey Gilbert in 1583. With a small fleet of 5 vessels Gilbert, accompanied by other gentlemen assisting him in that action, set off to Newfoundland, intending to plant Christian inhabitants in a land yet not in the actual possession of any Christian prince.
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Taxation and taxes in the United States under the internal revenue system 1791-1895; an historical sketch of the organization, development, and later modification of direct and excise taxation under the Constitution
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III MANAGING, AND LITTLE LEAKS CHAPTER III MANAGING, AND LITTLE LEAKS Managing is the art and science of using to the best advantage what has been brought into the house. There is no part of the household economy where it is not called upon, no part which is not the better for what New England means when it says of a housekeeper : " She has faculty." Solomon knew her in his time and she to-day is the woman who " looketh well to the ways of her household." It is interesting to notice how like the twentieth- century manager is to this old-time woman in essentials, though conditions have changed so greatly. Read the last chapter of Proverbs and learn what she was and -is. Managing means the charge of waste as well as the first use of everything. It is in the department of management that the wreck of the home happiness comes and financial anxiety with an incompetent manager. A good manager keeps things comfortable. Her mind is easy and therefore she produces ease. She needs no advice but gives it to those who cannot manage time, duties, or money successfully. System is the secret of good management, and it extends to the smallest detail of home affairs. It softens greatly the jolts of difficult experiences. She who has learned to prevent little leaks in the home has learned how to make the dollars count for one hundred cents. So many of them are there that one might fill a large book with a list of them. One great mistake for the would- be devotee of thrift is to cook too much at once. Monotony in diet spoils the appetite, the digestion, and wastes the food cooked, for it is refused. Sometimes it is well to cook in large quantities, for many things need hours for their cooking, and it is as cheap to cook much as only what will be used at a single time. T...
This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1898 edition by Charles and Edwin Layton, London. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.