Imperial ship canal from London to Portsmouth. Mr. Cundy's reply to anonymous and other authors of malignant abuse and misrepresentation on his projected line

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Page 13 - Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls : Who steals my purse steals trash ; 'tis something, nothing ; "Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands ; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed.
Page 13 - As to the original supporters of the measure, it only remains to say, that perceiving the time gone by for such matters, and feeling that it was impossible to raise the immense sum of money required, even on the cheapest plan, without extensive aid from Government, which it was not disposed to afford, they abandoned all notion of it for the present, took every farthing of the expense incurred upon themselves, and left the 220/., which had remained untouched, to the inadequate remuneration of the...
Page 13 - Giles to take the necessary levels and survey, and it is but due ' to him to say, that he has discharged the arduous trust imposed ' on him with great judgment ; and we have subsequently t:x...

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