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It would take on board the furs collected during the preceding year, carry them to Canton, invest the proceeds in the rich merchandise of China, and return thus freighted to New York.
I see some cups and saucers of Chinese make, equally strangers to me personally: I put my finger on them, then and there, and I say "Pekin, Nankin, and Canton.
If I were really an extraordinary person, I would not be here, walking with you in a garden in Switzerland, Canton of Geneva, Commune of-- what's the name of the Commune this place belongs to?
The connection among the Swiss cantons scarcely amounts to a confederacy; though it is sometimes cited as an instance of the stability of such institutions.
This tribunal, under an oath of impartiality, pronounces definitive sentence, which all the cantons are bound to enforce.
The Protestant and Catholic cantons have since had their separate diets, where all the most important concerns are adjusted, and which have left the general diet little other business than to take care of the common bailages.
Well, whenever you marry don't take a wife out of Switzerland; for if you begin blaspheming Helvetia, and cursing the cantons --above all, if you mention the word ASS in the same breath with the name Tell (for ass IS baudet, I know; though Monsieur is pleased to translate it ESPRIT-FORT) your mountain maid will some night smother her Breton-bretonnant, even as your own Shakspeare's Othello smothered Desdemona.
We see the Switzers last well, notwithstanding their diversity of religion, and of cantons.
I assume Mr Chelmis does not drive in Canton because he would know that we are already often facing gridlock.
It is never too early to start your holiday shopping, and what better event to usher in fall and kick off the shopping season than the historic Canton Flea Market?
The canton of Schaffhausen walked away with top scores in each subject.
Healey and loving mother of Vincent Healey and his wife, Carole, of Arkansas, Christine Healey and her husband, Charles Poutasse, of Concord, Patricia Healey and her husband, Tim Trask, of Nova Scotia, Johanna Healey and her husband, Earl McMann, of Canton, Jill Healey and her husband, Jim Stark, of Oregon, Paula Healey and her husband, Brian Milburn, of Clinton, John Healey and his wife, Kathleen, of Canton, and Rebecca Healeyand her husband, Alex Mak, of Canton.