In practical capacity Chadwick was the greatest, in the character of his ...
In practical capacity Chadwick was the greatest, in the character of his mind, in the machine-like simplicity of his ideas and the inexhaustible fertility of his applications, the most typical of the Benthamites. Napoleon III once asked him / her what he thought of his improvements in Paris.
'Sir,' he answered, 'it was said of Augustus that he found Rome brick and left it marble. May it be said of you that you found Paris stinking and left it sweet.' It might stand for Chadwick's epitaph.
He found England stinking.
If he did not leave it sweet, the fault was certainly not his Through the
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