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" Postmaster-General said in the House of Lords, " Of all the wild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard of, it is the most extravagant. "
Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National ... - Pagina 352
1868
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Hints on Teaching and Lecturing on Phonography: With Notes on Shorthand ...

Henry Pitman - 1885 - 175 pagine
...management, were received with delight by the people. But the Postmaster General, Lord Lichfield, said in the House of Lords, " Of all the wild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard it is the most extravagant." Six months afterwards he said he had given the subject considerable attention,...
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The Bitter Bitter Cry of the Outcast Inventors

Thomas Waghorn - 1885 - 102 pagine
...Post-office authorities immediately derided the new scheme when it was laid before them. Lord Lichfield, then Postmaster-General, said of it in the House of Lords: — " Of all the ivild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard of, it is the most extravagant" On another occasion,...
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Natural Causation: An Essay in Four Parts

Constance E. Plumptre - 1888 - 198 pagine
...of the Earl of Lichfield, then PostmasterGeneral, " With respect to the plan set forth by Mr. Hill, of all the wild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard or read of, this is the most extraordinary." * Let those believers in the perfection of State management...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 18

Charles Sumner - 1900
...is obliged to overcome. The record is most instructive. The Postmaster-General, Lord Lichfield, said in the House of Lords: "Of all the wild and visionary...I have ever heard of, it is the most extravagant." On another occasion the same high official assured the House, that, if the anticipated increase of...
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The Postage Stamp

Jennifer Fandel - 2007 - 48 pagine
...Lord Lichfield summed up their opinions, stating: "With respect to the plan set forth by Mr. Hill, of all the wild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard or read, it is the most extravagant." With cheap stamps, anyone, after putting pen to paper, could...
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Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems

Richard Menke - 2008 - 321 pagine
...General, Lord Lichfield, to refute them with his real-life comments — .including his infamous dismissal: "Of all the wild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard or read of, it is the most extravagant." After quizzing them about postal rates and costs, Her Majesty...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 35

1875
...post-office officials, who denounced it as ruinous and ridiculed it as visionary. The Postmaster-General said in the House of Lords, " Of all the wild and visionary...I have ever heard of, it is the most extravagant." Notwithstanding this opposition the measure was carried, a penny postage was adopted, and the franking...
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...by the sender were set forth in his plan, of which the Earl of Lichfield, Postmaster-General, said in the House of Lords, "of all the wild and visionary schemes I have ever heard or read of, it is the most extraordinary!" But public support for the scheme was...
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