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IV: civilization in the United States. Two or three years ago I spoke in this Review The Nineteenth Century, London. on the subject of America; and after considering the institutions and the social condition of the people of the United States, I said that what, in the jargon of the present day, is called the political and s
compared to peaches grown under glass.
Do not believe that the American Newtown pippins appear in the New York and Boston fruit-shops as they appear in those of London and Liverpool ; or that the Americans have any pear to give you like the Marie Louise.
But what laborer, or artisan, or small clerk, ever gets hot-house peaches, d has an extremely small sale.
In general, the daily papers are such that when one returns home one is moved to admiration and thankfulness not only at the great London papers, like the Times or the Standard, but quite as much at the great provincial newspapers, too,--papers like the Leeds Mercury and the York-shire Post in the n