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" Railways generally throughout the kingdom, and superseding all the canals, all the waggons, mails and stagecoaches, post-chaises, and, in short, every other mode of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary schemes unworthy of... "
Report of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the American ... - Pagina 30
di American Railway Master Mechanics' Association - 1899
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Sir John Murray IV - 1825
...exaggerations of the powers of the locomotive steam-engine, or, to speak in plain English, the steam-carriage, may delude for a. time, but must end in the mortification...proposals of what we should call a hopeless project ? ' According to the estimate of experienced engineers, the expense of a rail-way ought to be ,5,000...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Sir John Taylor Coleridge, William Gifford, Whitwell Elwin, John Gibson Lockhart, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray (IV), William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1825
...exaggerations of the powers of the locomotive steam-engine, or, to speak in plain English, the steam-carriage, may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification...proposals of what we should call a hopeless project ? • ' According to the estimate of experienced engineers, the expense of a rail-way ought to be 5,000...
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The Monthly railway record, ed. by J. Robertson and J.W. Brooke

...mortification of those cinicerncd. Whnt, for instance, can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than tin4 following paragraph in one of the published proposals of what we should call a hopeless project ? — •" According' to the estimate of experienced engineers, the expense of a railwny onylil to...
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A Review of Railways and Railway Legislation at Home and Abroad, Volume 1

Samuel Shaen - 1847 - 103 pagine
...mode of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary schemes unworthy of notice. What for instance can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the following paragraph." Here follows an account of the expected cost and traffic of a Woolwich line, containing "as locomotive...
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The Journal of Health and Disease, Volume 3

1848
...mode of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary schemes unworthy of notice. What, for instance, can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the following paragraph,'—in which a prospect is held out of locomotives travelling twice as fast as stage coaches....
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Railway Management, &c

1848
...of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them, and their visionary schemes, unworthy of notice. What, for instance, can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the hopeless project that ' locomotive machines, moving with twice the velocity, and with greater safety,...
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Railway and Commercial Information

Samuel Salt - 1850 - 240 pagine
...mode of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary schemes unworthy of notice. What, for instance, can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the following paragraph," — in which a prospect is held out of locomotives travelling twice as fast as stage-coaches. "We should as...
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The People's review of literature and politics, ed. by friends of 'order and ...

1850
...mode of conveyance by land and by water, we deem them and their visionary scheme* unworthy of notice. What, for instance, can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the scheme in which a prospect is held out of locomotives travelling twice as fast as stage coaches. We...
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Our iron roads: their history, construction, and social influences

Frederick Smeeton Williams - 1852
...exaggerations of the powers of the locomotive steam-engine (or, to speak in plain English, the steam-carriage), may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification...paragraph, in one of the published proposals of what we It is believed that no allusion is here made to Mr. George Stephenson. should call a hopeless project?...
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The National Magazine, Volume 5

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854
...exaggerations of the powers of the locomotive steam engine (or to speak in plain English, the tгrom carriage) may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification...proposals of what we should call a hopeless project?" Those " ridiculous proposals " were to carry passengers between London and Woolwich " with twice the...
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