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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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English Railways: Statistically Considered

John Fraser (F. C. A.) - 1903 - 279 pagine
..." should see engines travelling at the rate of " twelve to twenty miles an hour. Nothing," said he, "could do more harm towards their " general adoption...improvement than the " promulgation of such nonsense." Another writer on the same subject in the Quarterly Review, asks " What can be more " palpably absurd...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 74

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1844
...and Darlington, had published, in favour of locomotive engines, the following opinion : — ' It ia far from my wish to promulgate to the world that the...towards their general adoption and improvement than the promulgaliou Of SUCh NONSENSE !' We suspect that the enthusiast here alluded to was Mr. George Stephenson....
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The Life of George Stephenson

Samuel Smiles - 2001 - 240 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." * Among the papers left by Mr. Sandars we find a letter addressed to him by Sir John Barrow of the...
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