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" We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate. "
The Antiquary - Página 201
1873
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volumen89

1850
...Father Thames against it for any sum," but assured his readers that the people of Woolwich would as soon suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's...as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine (a high-pressure engine), and going at such a rate (eighteen or twenty miles an hour!) And the reviewer...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen31

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1825
...fragments, or dashed in pieces by the flying off, or the breaking of a wheel. But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate ; their property, perhaps, they may trust; but while one of the finest navigable rivers in the world...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen31

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1825
...fragments, or dashed in pieces by the flying off, or the breaking of a wheel. But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate ; their property, perhaps, they may trust; but while one of the finest navigable rivers in the world...
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the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived

george bush - 1844
...that the railway engine could go eighteen or twenty miles an hour, says ; " These gross exaggerations may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification...the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate." * =* Quarterly Review, Vol. xxxi., p. 361. The illustrations of this spirit might be indefinitely extended....
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of ..., Volúmenes1-2

British empire - 1847
...number, that a railway engine could go eighteen or twenty miles an hour : " The gross exaggerations of the powers of the locomotive steam engine, or,...the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate." In that year, the common belief was that railways were altogether delusions and impositions. The Liverpool...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1847
...annoyance of sea-sickness, or the danger of being burned or drowned." But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a ri'-.. . . . We will back old Father Thames against the Woolwich railway for any sum.' How exceedingly...
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A Review of Railways and Railway Legislation at Home and Abroad

Samuel Shaen - 1847 - 103 páginas
...400 miles a day with all the ease we now enjoy in a steam boat, &c. 8cc.' With all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreves' ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate....
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volúmenes7-8

1847
...sea-sickness, or the danger of being burned or drowned." But with all these assurances, we should ns soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congrcve's ricochet rockets, as trust thcm•elTcs to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a...
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The rail, its origin and progress

Peter Progress (pseud.) - 1847
...readers that the people of Woolwich " would as soon suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of the Congreve's ricochet rockets as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, (a high pressure engine) and going at such a rate (eighteen or twenty miles an hour ! ) " And the reviewer...
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The Rail, and the Electric Telegraph, Comprising a Brief History of Former ...

Peter Progress (pseud.) - 1847 - 144 páginas
...readers that the people of Woolwich " would as soon suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of the Congreve's ricochet rockets as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, (a high pressure engine) and going at such a rate (eighteen or twenty miles an hour ! ) " And the reviewer...
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