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" The power of propelling boats by steam is now fully proved. The morning I left New York, there were not perhaps thirty persons in the city who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility; and while we were putting... "
Locomotive Engineers Journal - Page 393
1877
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 8

American literature - 1808
...the city who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility. And while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time and money and zeal in accomplishing this work,...
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The Life of Robert Fulton

Cadwallader David Colden - Naval architects - 1817 - 371 pages
...city, who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...heard a number of sarcastic remarks. This is the way in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much...
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Three Years in North America, Volume 1

James Stuart - United States - 1833
...city who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. " Having employed much time, and money, and zeal, in accomplishing this...
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Crisis, and National Co-operative Trades' Union Gazette, Volumes 1-2

Communism - 1833
...in the city who believed that the boat would move one mile an hour or be of the least utility. And while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time and money and zeal, in accomplishing this work,...
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Three Years in North America, Volume 1

James Stuart - United States - 1833 - 544 pages
...city who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...number of sarcastic remarks. This is the way, you knew, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. " Having employed...
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History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the ..., Volume 87

William Dunlap - 1834
...thirty persons who believed that the boat would move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. "Having employed much time, and money, and zeal, in accomplishing this...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 4

Industrial arts - 1835
...thirty persona who believed that the boat would move a mile an hour, or be of the least util, ity ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...know, in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and* projectors. merchandise on the Mississippi and Missouri, and other great rivers,...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...city, who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...heard a number of sarcastic remarks. This is the way in which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time,...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 4

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - Industrial arts - 1856
...city who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or be of the least utility ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...heard a number of sarcastic remarks. This is the way in which ignorant men compliment what they call philcsophci-s and projectors. Having employed much...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 4

Commerce - 1841
...city who believed that the boat would ever move one mile an hour, or b of the least utility ; and while we were putting off from the wharf, which was...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...
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