Local Collections; Or, Records of Remarkable Events, Connected with the Borough of Gateshead, Том 6

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Стр. 64 - I said to my friends that there was no limit to the speed of such an engine, provided the works could be made to stand.
Стр. 64 - When I went to Liverpool to plan a line from thence to Manchester, I pledged myself to the directors to attain a speed of ten miles an hour. I said I had no doubt the locomotive might be made to go much faster, but that we had better be moderate at the beginning.
Стр. 64 - I was in education, and made up my mind that he should not labour under the same defect, but that I would put him to a good school, and give him a liberal training. I was, however, a poor man ; and how do you think I managed ? I betook myself to mending my neighbours...
Стр. 4 - The weight of metal used in proportion to the burden of the ship varies, of course, with the size. A sea-going iron steam-vessel will take from nine to twelve cwts. of iron per ton register. Boats intended for river traffic, which do not require an equal degree of strength, of course take a less weight of metal. The building of iron ships is fast becoming an important branch of national industry ; it is one in which our mineral riches and our great mechanical skill will secure to us a virtual monopoly.
Стр. 58 - Street, in York. At both which Places they may be received in a Stage Coach Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, which performs the whole journey in four days (if God permits), And Sets forth at Five in the morning.
Стр. 140 - Republic, in contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Стр. 64 - ... a hole to creep out at. I could not find words to satisfy either the Committee or myself. I was subjected to the crossexamination of eight or ten barristers, purposely as far as possible to bewilder me. Some member of the Committee asked if I was a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down.
Стр. 64 - I would put a cross on the concern. It was not an easy task for me to keep the engine down to ten miles an hour ; but it must be done, and I did my best. I had to place myself in that most unpleasant of all positions — the witness-box of a parliamentary committee.
Стр. 153 - ... not having been committed to custody or held to bail to appear to answer for such offence twenty days before the session at which such indictment shall be found, but who shall have been committed to custody or held to bail to appear to answer for such offence at some subsequent session, or shall have received notice of such indictment having been found twenty days before such subsequent session, he or she shall plead to such indictment at such subsequent session, and trial shall proceed thereupon...
Стр. 64 - ... task for me to keep the engine down to ten miles an hour ; but it must be done, and I did my best. I had to place myself in that most unpleasant of all positions — the witness-box of a parliamentary committee. I was not long in it, I assure you, before I began to wish for a hole to creep out at.

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