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Garden Cities of To-morrow: (being the Second Edition of "To-morrow: a ...
Sir Ebenezer Howard
Visualização integral - 1902
acres advantages advocated agricultural estate average beautiful become better Bournville building built capital carried Central Council Chap CHAPTER co-operative considerable constructed cost Crystal Palace debentures desire diagram Ebenezer Howard economic effect effort employed employment enterprise estimate expenditure expense experiment factories farmer fullest Garden City Association George Cadbury Herbert Spencer houses individual industrial J. S. Mill labour landlord landlord's rent landowners levied London County Council London School Board magnet ment Merrie England migration miles municipal nature necessary organisation paid parks persons population of London Port Sunlight possessed present principle principle of local pro-municipal problem produce Professor Marshall profits proposed purchase purposes question railway rate-rent rates realise reform regard represents revenue roads scheme secure sinking fund social socialistic society streets tenants things tion To-Morrow Topolobampo town trade undertakings various vested interests wealth forms whole
Página 3 - New occasions teach new duties ; Time makes ancient good uncouth ; They must upward still, and onward, who would keep abreast of Truth ; Lo, before us gleam her camp-fires ! we ourselves must Pilgrims be, Launch our Mayflower, and steer boldly through the desperate winter sea, Nor attempt the Future's portal with the Past's blood-rusted key.
Página 126 - Human nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long a series of generations, in the same worn-out soil! My children have had other birthplaces, and, so far as their fortunes may be within my control, shall strike their roots into unaccustomed earth.
Página 118 - He unroofs the houses, and ships the population to America. The nation is accustomed to the instantaneous creation of wealth. It is the maxim of their economists, "that the greater part in value of the wealth now existing in England, has been produced by human hands within the last twelve months.
Página 20 - I will not cease from Mental Fight, Nor shall my Sword sleep in my hand Till we have built Jerusalem In England's green and pleasant Land.
Página 107 - Separate ownership would merge into the joint-stock ownership of the public. Instead of being in the possession of individuals, the country would be held by the great corporate body — society. Instead of leasing his acres from an isolated proprietor, the farmer would lease them from the nation.
Página 11 - There is no thought of pride associated in my mind with the idea of London. I am always haunted by the awfulness of London : by the great appalling fact of these millions cast down, as it would appear by hazard, on the banks of this noble stream, working each in their own groove and their own cell, without regard or knowledge of each other, without heeding each other, without having the slightest idea how the other lives — the heedless casualty of unnumbered thousands of men. Sixty years ago a...
Página 134 - The simple issue to be faced, and faced resolutely, is : ' Can better results be obtained by starting on a bold plan on comparatively virgin soil than by attempting to adapt our old cities to our newer and higher needs...
Página 114 - 'How can a man learn to know himself? By reflection never — only by action. In the measure that thou seekest to do thy duty shalt thou know what is in thee. But what is thy duty ? The demand of the hour.
Página 61 - Whenever merchandise is received or delivered by a railway company at any siding or branch railway not belonging to the company, and a dispute arises between the railway company and the consignor or consignee of such merchandise as to any allowance or rebate to be made from the rates charged to such consignor or consignee in respect that the railway company does not provide station accommodation or perform terminal services...