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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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Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events, which have ...

John Latimer, John Sykes - 1857
...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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The Irish Metropolitan Magazine. ..., Том 3

1858
...dependent on his evidence. He said afterwards, he was not long in the witness-box before he wished for a hole to creep out at ! "I could not find words," he adds, " to satisfy either the Committee or myself. I was subjected to the cross-examiation of eight...
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Lives of the Engineers, with an Account of Their Principal Works ..., Том 3

Samuel Smiles - 1862
...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 Parliamentarv Committee. I was CHAP. XI. STEPHENSON IN THE WITNESS-BOX. 203 not long in it, before...
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Locomotive Engineers Journal, Том 41

1907
...and I did my best. I had to place myself in that most unpleasant of all position — the witness box of a Parliamentary committee. I was not long in it...a hole to creep out at. I could not find words to either satisfy the committee or myself. I was subjecteil to the cross examination of eight or ten barristers,...
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Local Records: Or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events which ..., Том 1

T. Fordyce - 1867
...done, and I did my best. I had to left) o K o o H b w 00 H W H « H < CO H f o Si! place myself into that most unpleasant of all positions — the witness-box of a Parliamentary Committee. Some one inquired if I was a foreigner, and another said I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff,...
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The Life of George Stephenson and of His Son Robert Stephenson: Comprising ...

Samuel Smiles - 1868 - Страниц: 501
...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...long in it before I began to wish for a hole to creep oizt at ! I could not find words to satisfy either the committee or myself. I was subjected to the...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Том 1

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869
...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 treasury of modern biography, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1878
...miles an hour, but it must be done ; and I did my best. I had to place myself in the most uupleasant p40 @ i 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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Heroes of invention and discovery, selected by the editor of 'Risen by ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...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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Our corner, ed. by A. Besant, Том 1

Annie Besant
...cross-questioning of eight lawyers. Long afterwards, when speaking -of that witness-box, he said : " I was not long in it before I began to wish for a hole to creep out at !" . . • N /. The lawyers did their best to perplex him and make him contradict himself, but he stood...
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