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" It is far from my wish to promulgate to the world that the ridiculous expectations, or rather professions, of the enthusiastic speculatist, will be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, twenty miles... "
The Living Age ... - Pagina 337
1845
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Social Influences

Frederick Smeeton Williams - 1852 - 390 pagine
...engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, and twenty miles an hour. Nothing can do more harm towards their general adoption and improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense !"* "As to those persons," said the Quarterly Review, " who speculate on making railways generally...
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Railways: their capital and dividends, with statistics of their working in ...

E D. Chattaway, Rowland Macdonald Stephenson (sir.) - 1855
...be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards...improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense ! " These strictures may well provoke a smile when read in contrast with the accounts of recent locomotive...
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Railways: Their Capital and Dividends, with Statistics of Their Working in ...

E. D. Chattaway - 1856 - 133 pagine
...be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards...improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense!" These strictures may well provoke a smile when read in contrast with the accounts of recent locomotive...
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The Life of George Stephenson: Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857 - 546 pagine
...be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards...improvement, than the promulgation of such nonsense." • A practical Treatise on Railroads. By Nicholas Wood, Colliery Viewer, CE London : Hunt, Chance,...
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer

Samuel Smiles, Robert Stephenson - 1857 - 486 pagine
...Wood, Colliery Viewer, CE London : Hurst, Chance, and Co. 220 LIFE OF GEORGE 8TEPHEN8ON. [CHAP. xvur. do more harm towards their general adoption and improvement, than the promulgation of such nonsense." Indeed, when Mr. Stephenson, at the consultations of counsel previous to the Liverpool and Manchester...
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The story of the life of George Stephenson, railway engineer. Abridged

Samuel Smiles - 1859
...be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards...improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense." Indeed, when Mr. Stephenson, at the consultations of counsel previous to the Liverpool and Manchester...
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Old Leaves: Gathered from Household Words

William Henry WILLS (Miscellaneous Writer.) - 1860 - 437 pagine
...the ridiculous expectations, or rather professions, of the enthusiastic speculatist will be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate...improvement than the promulgation of such NONSENSE!" It would seem, then, that the Longbow € the aboriginal prospectuses was only too modest in his...
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Old Leaves: Gathered from Household Words

William Henry Wills - 1860 - 437 pagine
...the ridiculous expectations, or rather professions, of the enthusiastic tpeculatist will be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate...adoption and improvement than the promulgation of such JTONSEN8E !" It would seem, then, that the Longbow of the aboriginal prospectuses was only too modest...
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Old Leaves: Gathered from Household Words

William Henry Wills - 1860 - 437 pagine
...enthusiastic speculatist will be realized, and that we * " Porter's Progress of the Nation," vol. ii. p. 22. shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve,...improvement than the promulgation of such NONSENSE !" It would seem, then, that the Longbow of the aboriginal prospectuses was only too modest in his...
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Lives of the Engineers, with an Account of Their Principal Works ..., Volume 3

Samuel Smiles - 1862
...be realised, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm towards...improvement than the promulgation of such nonsense." 2 1 " Many years ago I met in a public library with a bulky volume, consisting of the prospectuses...
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