previous next
“ [249] and the same pay. You may now apologize and retire.”

Dropping this tone of pleasantry, the writer adds, with pain, if not with shame:

“ The result is the Chinese are to be employed; a few at first, and more in time; so that the seeds are sown for the destruction of a profitable industry. Another weapon of defence is taken from the hand of free labour.”

Here, as elsewhere in California, Oregon, and Nevada, the rice-eater is pushing the beef-eater to the wall.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Oregon (Oregon, United States) (1)
Nevada (Nevada, United States) (1)
California (California, United States) (1)

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: