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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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History of American Steam Navigation

John Harrison Morrison - Steam-navigation - 1908 - 630 pages
...money and zeal in accom plishing this work, it gives me, as it will give you, great pleasure to see it fully answer my expectations: it will give a quick and cheap conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi. Missouri, and other great rivers, which are now laying open their...
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Hudson-Fulton Celebration, September 25 to October 9, 1909: A Brochure for ...

University of the State of New York - Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) - 1909 - 64 pages
...as confidently, predicts some of the results of his undertaking. He says: Having employed much time, money and zeal in accomplishing this work, it gives me, as it will you, great pleasure to see it fully answered my expectations. It will give a quick and cheap conveyance to the merchandise on the...
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Readings in Modern European History: Europe since the Congress of Vienna

James Harvey Robinson, Charles Austin Beard - Europe - 1909
...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 Century: 1909, Volume 78

1909
...which ignorant men compliment what they call philosophy and its 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 merchants on the Mississippi,...
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Leading American Inventors

George Iles - Inventors - 1912 - 447 pages
...way 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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Great Epochs in American History: Described by Famous Writers from ..., Volume 4

Francis Whiting Halsey - United States - 1912
...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 merchandize on the Mississippi,...
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Robert Fulton, Engineer and Artist: His Life and Works, Volume 1

Henry Winram Dickinson - 1913 - 333 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 merchants on the Mississippi,...
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Readings in American History

James Alton James - United States - 1914 - 584 pages
...and zeal, in ac- Fulton-s complishing this work, it gives me, as it will you, great pleas- plansure to see it so fully answer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to merchandise on the Mississippi and Missouri, and other great rivers,...
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Readings in the Economic History of the United States

Ernest Ludlow Bogart, Charles Manfred Thompson - Economics - 1916 - 862 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 merchandize on the Mississippi,...
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Great Inventors and Their Inventions

Frank Puterbaugh Bachman - Inventions - 1918 - 272 pages
...putting off from the wharf, I heard a number of sarcastic remarks. . . . "Having employed much time, money, and zeal in accomplishing this work, it gives me, as it will you, great pleasure to see it fully answers my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the...
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