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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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Fifty Years on the Mississippi; Or, Gould's History of River Navigation ...

Emerson W. Gould - Mississippi River - 1889 - 749 pages
...which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophers and projectors. Having employed much time, money and zeal, in accomplishing this work, it gives...it so fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance on the Mississippi and Missouri, and other great rivers, which are now laying...
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Robert Fulton: His Life and Its Results

Robert Henry Thurston - 1891 - 194 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 answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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Inventors

Philip Gengembre Hubert - Inventors - 1893 - 299 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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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1894
...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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Inventors

Philip Gengembre Hubert - 1895 - 299 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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The Old South Leaflets

Edwin Doak Mead - United States - 1899
...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 answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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The Story of the Hall of Fame, Including the Lives and Portraits of the ...

Louis Albert Banks - United States - 1902 - 398 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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Old South Leaflets

United States - 1902 - 8 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 answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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Old South Leaflets

United States - 1902 - 8 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 answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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Alexander Hamilton

William Graham Sumner - 1904 - 475 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 answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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