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" 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. 261
авторы: Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1867 - Страниц: 370
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A History of the Growth of the Steam-engine, Части 1-2

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...
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A History of the Growth of the Steam-engine, Части 1-2

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...
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Five minutes to spare, extracts on varied subjects

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...
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Lives of the Engineers ...: The locomotive. George and robert Stephenson ...

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...
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Heroes of invention and discovery, selected by the editor of 'Risen by ...

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...
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Once a Week

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,...
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'Puffing Billy' [&c.].

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...
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All the Year Round, Том 27;Том 47

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...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Объемы 7-8

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...
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Great Movements and Those who Achieved Them

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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