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Стр. 27 - What constitutes a state? Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crowned ; Not bays and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No : MEN, high-minded MEN...
Стр. 36 - Such annual reports shall show in detail the amount of capital stock issued, the amounts paid therefor, and the manner of payment for the same ; the dividends paid, the surplus fund, if any, and the number of stockholders ; the funded and floating debts and the interest paid thereon ; the cost and value of the carrier's property, franchises, and...
Стр. 36 - ... the amounts expended for improvements each year, how expended, and the character of such improvements; the earnings and receipts from each branch of business and from all sources; the operating and other expenses; the balances of profit and loss; and a complete exhibit of the financial operations of the carrier each year, including an annual balance sheet.
Стр. 17 - ... faces. But the remedy is, not to remand him into his dungeon, but to accustom him to the rays of the sun.
Стр. 17 - Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim. If men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and good in slavery, they may indeed wait forever.
Стр. 97 - The Commission shall as soon as practicable prepare and adopt a plan for the consolidation of the railway properties of the continental United States into' a limited number of systems. In the division of such railways into such systems under such plan, competition shall be preserved as fully as possible and wherever practicable the existing routes and channels of trade and commerce shall be maintained.
Стр. 157 - I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.
Стр. 132 - Before coming to the question of profit at all the company is entitled to earn a sufficient sum annually to provide not only for current repairs but for making good the depreciation and replacing the parts of the property when they come to the end of their life.
Стр. 139 - In determining the amount of the investment by the stockholders, It can make no difference that money earned by the corporation, and In a position to be distributed by a dividend among its stockholders, was used to pay for Improvements and stock issued in lieu of cash to the stockholders. It is not necessary that the money should first be paid to the stockholder, and then returned by him in payment for new stock issued to him. The net earnings, in equity, belonged to him, and stock issued to him...