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" 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. "
The story of the life of George Stephenson, railway engineer. Abridged - Стр. 161
авторы: Samuel Smiles - 1859
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The Living Age ..., Том 5

1845
...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. I could not lind words to satisfy either the committee or myself. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner, and...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1845
...engine down to ten miles an hour ; but it must be done, and I did my best. I had to place myself in the most unpleasant of all positions — the witness-box of a parliamentary committee. I could not find words to satisfy either the committee or myself. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner,...
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Том 42

1845
...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...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. I could not find words to satisfy...
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Том 12

1849
...examined; and in his speech at Newcastle, he said, "I tried to keep the engine down to 10 miles an hour. I had to place myself in that most unpleasant of all...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. I could not find words to satisfy...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Том 2

1849
...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 • We are informed that his first lucrative appointment was conferred upon him throueh the influence...
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Social Influences

Frederick Smeeton Williams - 1852 - Страниц: 390
...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...— the witnessbox of a Parliamentary Committee. I could not find words to satisfy either the Committee or myself. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner,...
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Our home islands [by T. Milner

Thomas Milner - 1857
...thing 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...— the witness-box of a parliamentary committee. I could not find words to satisfy either the committee or myself. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner,...
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The Life of George Stephenson, Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857 - Страниц: 517
...engine down to ten miles an hour ; but it must be done, and I did my best. I had to place myself in the 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. I could not find words to satisfy...
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The Life of George Stephenson: Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857 - Страниц: 546
...engine down to ten miles an hour ; but it must be done, and I did my best. I had to place myself in the 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. I could not find words to satisfy...
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Local Records; Or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events, which Have ...

John Latimer - 1857 - Страниц: 420
...engine down to ten miles an hour, but it had to be done, and I did my best. I had to place myself into that most unpleasant of all positions — the witness-box of a Parliamentary committee. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every...
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