to promote this reflux of the tide.
An emigrant, as such, receives no help in getting back; yet thousands and tens of thousands are now fighting their way home to Liverpool
Ten years ago you never met a Munster peasant or an Essex labourer who had been in America
America was a paradise from which no Munster
peasant, no Essex
labourer, ever dreamt of coming back.
To-day there is another tale to tell.
In every hamlet round Cork you find peasants who have tried Chicago
and St. Louis
In the neighbourhood of Ongar and Brentwood
you hear labourers talk of the Kansas
They have trod the land of promise, and have slipt away to their ancient homes.
appears to offer no richer crop of future settlers than the British Isles
Indeed, she offers less; for Prince von Bismarck
is directing his attention to the cause of this Teutonic movement-so important to the Fatherland-and seeking to remove that cause.
made her supreme effort of emigration in one decade, after which her movements seemed to dwindle of themselves.
In the first ten years of the same period (1820-60), Germany