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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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Ten Englishmen of the nineteenth century: Wellington, Canning, Stephenson ...

James Richard Joy - 1902 - Страниц: 260
...the following case: "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...you, be a very awkward circumstance?" "Yes," replied the witness, with a twinkle in his eye, "very awkward — for the coo!" The honorable member did not...
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Ten Englishmen of the Nineteenth Century: Wellington, Canning, Stephenson ...

James Richard Joy - 1902 - Страниц: 260
...the smooth rails, but he knew that they would bite without teeth. One of the committee said, "Suppose 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?" To which the countryman had a ready reply, "Very awkward — for the...
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English Railways: Statistically Considered

John Fraser (F. C. A.) - 1903 - Страниц: 279
...still worth repetition. 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...and get in the way of the engine, " would not that be very awkward ?" his quaint reply was merely " Yes, yes, very a'k'ard " for the coo." Between the...
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Lives of the Engineers George and Robert Stephenson: The Locomotive

Samuel Smiles - 1904 - Страниц: 466
...following 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 not...
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The locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson

Samuel Smiles - 1904
...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 line 198 AWKWARD "FOR THE COO " [CHAP IX and get in the way of the engine ; would not that, think you, be...
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Historic Inventions

Rupert Sargent Holland - 1911 - Страниц: 295
...of Parliament in questioning him, " 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...line and get in the way of the engine; would not that be a very awkward circumstance?" "Yes," answered Stephenson, with a twinkling eye, " very awkward—...
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The Life of George Stephenson

Samuel Smiles - 2001 - Страниц: 240
...following case : —"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...line and get in the way of the engine; would not that be a very awkward circumstance ? " " Yes," replied the witness, with a twinkle in his eye, " very awkward—for...
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The Man Who Made the Monitor: A Biography of John Ericsson, Naval Engineer

Olav Thulesius - 2007 - Страниц: 264
...Stephenson, was summoned and asked, "Suppose, now one of your engines to be going at a 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?" He replied, "Yes, very awkward — for the coo!" (Later, American...
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The Growth of the British Empire, Book V of the Story of the World

M. B. Synge - 2013 - Страниц: 264
..." Suppose now one of your engines, to be going at a speed of ten miles an hour along the railroad, and that a cow were to stray upon the line and get in the way of the engine, would not that be very awkward ? " "Yes," answered the great engineer, with a twinkle in his eye, " very awkward—...
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The Michigan Engineer, Объемы 1-9

1893
...the eminent engineer the following : " Suppose now one of these engines to be going at the rate of nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to...be a very awkward circumstance;"' " Yes," replied the witness with a twinkle in his eye, " very awkward for the coo."' There is enough stupidity in men...
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