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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 American Magazine, Volume 18

1884
...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 uaswer my expectations. It will give a cheap and quick conveyance to the merchandise on the Mississippi,...
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The Story of Inventions

Frank P. Bachman - 2010 - 280 pages
...while we were putting off from the wharf, I heard many 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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A History of Economic Progress in the United States

Walter Wilson Jennings - United States - 1926 - 819 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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