taken stock; by this means the Domain has been obtained.
About three hundred persons, we are informed, are on the lands.
They have a very fine quarry on their Domain, and they intend, among the branches of Industry which they will pursue, to take contracts for erecting buildings out of the Association.
They are now erecting a banking-house in Watertown, near which the Association is located.
Efforts are making in various parts of this State, in Vermont, in Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Illinois, to establish Associations, which will probably be successful in the course of the present year.
We have heard of these movements; there may be others of which we are not informed.
About the same time, he gave a box on the ear to the editors who wrote of Fourierism in a hostile spirit:—
The kindness of our friends of the New York Express, Rochester Evening Post, and sundry other Journals which appear inclined to wage a personal controversy with us respecting Fourierism, (the Express
ants, tastes, and luxuries of all his creatures, and for a hundred times as many creatures as yet have lived at the same time?
Such questions Horace Greeley pondered, in silence, in the depths of his heart, during that winter of misery.
From Paris came soon the calm, emphatic answer, These things need not be!
They are due alone to the short-sightedness and injustice of man!
Albert Brisbane brought the message.
Horace Greeley heard and believed it. He took it to his heart.
It became a part of him.
Albert Brisbane was a young gentleman of liberal education, the son of wealthy parents.
His European tour included, of course, a residence at Paris, where the fascinating dreams of Fourier were the subject of conversation.
He procured the works of that amiable and noble-minded man, read them with eager interest, and became completely convinced that his captivating theories were capable of speedy realization—not, perhaps, in slow and conservative Europe, but in progressive and u