chapter  I
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THE MAN WITH A PLOW

Publicutilitiesdidnotthenexist,exceptinganewly installedwatersystem,whichmostinhabitantsrefused topatronize,muchpreferringtheoldmethodsof

buck~tsfilledfromtheYangtze'smuddycurrentand carriedbyman-powertotheirdoors.Cooliesdelivering thiscommodityrubbedshoulderswithotherswhose loadsofsewagewereheadedforthefields.