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Strana 346 - Uphold us, cherish, and have power to make Our noisy years seem moments in the being Of the eternal Silence: truths that wake, To perish never; Which neither listlessness, nor mad endeavour, Nor Man nor Boy, Nor all that is at enmity with joy, Can utterly abolish or destroy!
Strana 420 - To explore, enjoy and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist the support and cooperation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Strana 251 - The lands of the state, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. They shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed.
Strana 267 - ... consider the advisability of laying out ample open spaces for the use of the public * * * in such county," with "authority to make maps and plans of such spaces and to collect such other information in relation thereto as the said board may deem expedient;" and "as soon as conveniently may be," to "make a report in writing of a comprehensive plan for laying out, acquiring and maintaining such open spaces.
Strana 255 - The separation, for purposes of taxation, of the timber from the land on which it grows, so that the forest crop shall be taxed only when it is harvested, while the land shall be taxed every year.
Strana 231 - ... in his discretion, to declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments, and may reserve as a part...
Strana 224 - The Boston Metro2-45 politan Park Commission was organized in 1 892 with powers granted to it by some thirty-seven different local governments. Through the activity of this commission, Boston's park system came to contain 10,000 acres of parks and public reservations, 30 miles of river banks, 8 miles of seashore, and 27 miles of boulevards and parkways.101 Kansas City soon established a similar planning body on a smaller scale. George E. Kessler, a local landscape architect who directed the enterprise,...
Strana 217 - Exclusive devotion to work has the result that amusements cease to please; and when relaxation becomes imperative, life becomes dreary from lack of its sole interest — the interest in business.
Strana 218 - Monument; Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section...