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" ... mile an hour, or be of the least utility ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was crowded with spectators, I heard a number of sarcastic remarks. This is the way in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. "
Locomotive Engineers Journal - Page 393
1877
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 8

1808
...sarcastic remarks : this is the way, you know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time and money...expectations. It will give a quick and cheap conveyance to merchandize on the Missisippi, Missouri, and other great rivers, which are now laying open their treasures...
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Crisis, and National Co-operative Trades' Union Gazette, Volumes 1-2

1833
...sarcastic remarks. This is the way, you know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time and money...expectations. It will give a quick and cheap conveyance to merchandize on the Mississippi, Missouri and other great rivers which are now laying open their treasure...
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Three Years in North America, Volume 1

James Stuart - North America - 1833 - 544 pages
...sarcastic remarks. This is the way, you know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. " Having employed much time, and money,...it so fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to merchandize on the Mississippi and Missouri, and other great rivers,...
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History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the ..., Volume 1

William Dunlap - Art - 1834
...sarcastic remarks. This is the way you know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. "Having employed much time, and money, and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gave me, as it will you. great pleasure to see it so fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time, money, and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gives me, as it will you, great pleasure to see it fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 4

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - Industrial arts - 1856
...which ignorant men compliment what they call philcsophci-s and projectors. Having employed much time, money, and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gives me, as it will you, great pleasure to see it fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 4

Commerce - 1841
...which was crowded with spectators, I heard a number of sarcastic remarks. Having employed much time, money, and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gives me, as it will give you, great pleasure to see it fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 15

Commerce - 1846
...another proof how seldom men know the real value of their own acts — at least, really great men. " It will give a quick and cheap conveyance to merchandise on the Mississippi, Missouri, and other great rivers, which are now laying open their treasures to the enterprise of our countrymen." " However,...
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Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America

James Wynne - 1850 - 356 pages
...which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. " Having employed much time, money and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gives me, as it will you, great pleasure, to see it fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and ..., Volume 1

Shearjashub Spooner - Art - 1853
...which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. " Having employed much time, money, and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gives...expectations. It will give a quick and cheap conveyance to merchandize on the Mississippi, Missouri, and other great rivers, which are now laying open their treasures...
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