manufacture of ice. The land is rich in genius, and especially in suggesting and contriving genius.
America has the biggest cataract and the broadest mountain range in the world ; but she has known how to throw a bridge over that cataract and to carry a railway over that mountain range.
More obvious, perhaps, though not more striking, is the growth of her several capitals.
New York, Chicago
, and San Francisco
have been noticed by strangers more than others; yet it is doubtful whether the growth of either New York or Chicago
has been so striking as that of Philadelphia