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" ... to creep out at. I could not find words to satisfy either the Committee or myself. I was subjected to the crossexamination of eight or ten barristers, purposely as far as possible to bewilder me. Some member of the Committee asked if I was a foreigner,... "
Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers ... - Pagina 254
a cura di - 1845
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The West of England Miscellany, Volume 1,Edizione 1

1844
...Some member of the committee asked if I was" a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down.' The principal difficulty in the way arose from the proposal to carry the line across Chat-Moss, a bog...
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Local Collections; Or, Records of Remarkable Events, Connected ..., Volume 10

1848
...if I was a foreigner? and another hinted that I was mad. (Laughter.) Bat I put up with every rebufl, and went on with my plans determined not to be put...from London in the morning, has brought me in the after* Doon to my native toll, and enabled me to lake my plaoe in this room, and see around me many...
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Our iron roads: their history, construction, and social influences

Frederick Smeeton Williams - 1852
...return to Stephenson's simple and beautiful narrative. " I put up," he continued, "with every rebuif, and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down. Assistance gradually increased—improvements were made—and to-day, a train, which started from London in the morning,...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 1

1856
...however, prevailed, and the hor^e-plan was abandoned." Mr. Stephenson added, "I put up witli envy and rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined not...Assistance gradually increased, improvements were made everyday; and to-day a train which started from London in the morning has brought me in the afternoon...
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Local Records: Or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events, which ..., Volume 3

John Latimer - 1857 - 420 pagine
...hinted that I was mad. Rut I put up with every rebutT, and went on with my plans, determined not to bo put down. Assistance gradually increased — improvements...from London in the morning, has brought me in the al'ternouu to my native soil, and enabled me to take my place in this room, and to see around me many...
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Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events, which have ...

John Latimer, John Sykes - 1857
...Parliamentary committee. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined...gradually increased — improvements were made every clay — and to-day, a train, wliich started from London in the morning, has brought me in the afternoon...
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The Life of George Stephenson: Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857 - 546 pagine
...Some member of the committee asked if I was a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down."* Mr. Stephenson stood before the Committee to prove what the public opinion of that day held to be impossible....
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Local Records; Or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events, which Have ...

John Latimer - 1857 - 420 pagine
...determined nut to be put down. Assistance gradually increased — improvements were made everv dav— and to-day, a train, which started from London in the morning, has brought me in '(lie afternoon to my native soil, and enabled me to take my place in this room, and to see around...
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The Life of George Stephenson, Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857 - 517 pagine
...hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff", CIIAP. xIx.] EXAMINATION IN COMMITTEE. 227 and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down."* Mr. Stephenson stood before the Committee to prove what the public opinion of that day held to be impossible....
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The Irish Metropolitan Magazine. ..., Volume 3

1858
...Some member of the Committee asked if I was a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down." It was Stephenson's task to prove what the public opinion of that day held to be impossible. " The...
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