Coal, Its Origin and Nature

1866 Scientific American  
exciting the passious and arousing the prejudices of the people. The European mails bring us accounts of speeches, and of the action of Parliament, the opin· ions of influential men and the intentions of those 237 But the substantial wealth created by the im provement of the soil and the development of the resources of the country is a still more important element in the results of this vast work. Ease of in authority, which are sometimes misleading and access, facility of intercommunication,
more » ... d encourage erroneous, the error being strengthened by editorial ment to travel, will invite thousands of the crowded remarks in prominent journals. Before the next inhabitants of Europe and our Eastern cities, and mail arrival the subject has been debated and dis· build up towns and cities, and make luxuriant fa rms c ussed in the journals all over the country, passions where now nMure exists in almost undisturbed inflamed, antipathies renewed, and the public mind' wildness.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican10061866-237b fatcat:45qh77lornctxokeswme7ytarq