Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line and get in the way of the engine ; would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance ? " The Critical Essays of a Country Parson - Стр. 261авторы: Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1867 - Страниц: 370Полный просмотр - Подробнее о книге
| Robert Henry Thurston - 1878 - Страниц: 490
...that Stephenson, when asked, " Suppose, now, one of your engines to be going at the rate of 9 or 10 **miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the...line and get in the way of the engine, would not that** be a very awkward circumstance ? " replied, " Yes, very awkward— -for the coo ! " And when asked... | |
| Robert Henry Thurston - 1878 - Страниц: 490
...Congreve's ricochet-rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.'' **cow were to stray upon the line and get in the way of the - .. engine, would not that** be a very awkward circumstance ? " \ replied, " Yes, very awkward— /or the coo ! " And when asked... | |
| John Guard - 1879
...said with dignity, ' Suppose now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of **nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to...twinkle in his eye, '.very awkward indeed for the coo** !' — Frascr. TJie Schoolmaster abroad. High Bickington. — The following bill from a blacksmith... | |
| Samuel Smiles - 1879
...case : — " Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of 9 or 10 **miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the...you, be a very awkward circumstance?" "Yes,'' replied** the witness, with a twinkle in his eye, " very awkward — for the coo ! " The honourable member did... | |
| Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...Suppose, now, one of those engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of nine or ten miles an-hour, **and that a cow were to stray upon the line and get...be a very awkward circumstance ? " " Yes," replied** the witness, with a twinkle in his eye, " very awkward indeed— -for the coo /" The honourable member... | |
| 1871
...question was this — "Suppose, now, one of those engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of **nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line and get in the way of** an engine — would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance?" "Yes," replied the witness,... | |
| Helen Cross Knight - 1881
...asked one of them, " suppose, now, one of those engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of **nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to...think you, be a very awkward circumstance ? " " Yes,"** answered Stephenson, with a droll twinkle in his eye, " very awkward indeed — for the coo ! " The... | |
| 1881
...thus put to him : " Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of **nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to...not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance** 1 " Stephenson's reply was, in the humour of it, not unworthy of John Browdie : " Yes," quoth he with... | |
| Robert Chambers - 1881
...himeelf to ten miles an hour. ' But assuming this speed,' snid a member of the committee, ' suppose **that a cow were to stray upon the line and get in...you, be a very awkward circumstance?' 'Yes,' replied** the witness, with his strong Northumberland burr, and a merry twinkle in his eye — ' yes, Terry awkward... | |
| Henry James Nicoll - 1881 - Страниц: 456
...Committee that Stephenson, when asked, ' Suppose, now, one of your engines to be going at the rate of **nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to...line and get in the way of the engine, would not that** be a very awkward circumstance ?' replied, ' Yes, very awkward — for the coo.' In the course of the... | |
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