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WHAT IMMIGRANTS TEACH.

; " Our land (the United States) assim- J Hates' all races; with every ship in the harbour our', old English Y>ways of j ■thought must crowd a little closer to make room for a new tradition. 'If\ some of us do not greatly err these newcomers are chiefly driving to the wall, OUi: inherited criticism of-,the in-t„lec:-£'.-'--'"-As surely- as the severe northern .-.climate taught our forefathers - the -value of the -.■will; -the, social con'di- ■ tions from which these new citizens '.{have - .escaped havo taught, them the power of the mind. . They '*differ from each, other, but against the AngloSaxon they , aro confederated in : a Greek love of /knowledge, in a Greek assurtroce that sin and 'misery-' sx_ the fruit cf ignorance, and that to lu*fow .' is to. achieve virtue. They join foijces y.nt once'with that earlier arrival from ''*!@Teeoe, the scientific spirit,, which, like -all 'the emigrants, has done our hard w-ork '*nd put up with our c'on--tcidpt," ' "

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WHAT IMMIGRANTS TEACH., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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WHAT IMMIGRANTS TEACH. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8811, 6 March 1914

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