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Quote Left No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. Quote Right
Quote Left People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. Quote Right
Quote Left Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginning. Quote Right
Quote Left Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. Quote Right
Quote Left Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have right that these wants should be provided for, including the want of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Quote Right
Quote Left It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance. Quote Right
Quote Left No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned... a man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company. Quote Right