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" We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate. "
Wonderful Inventions: From the Mariner's Compass to the Electric Telegraph Cable - Seite 290
von John Timbs - 1868 - 400 Seiten
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1850
...Father Thames against it for any sum," but assured his readers that the people of Woolwich would as soon suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine (a high-pressure engine), and going at such a rate (eighteen or twenty miles an hour!)...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 31

Sir John Murray IV - 1825
...fragments, or dashed in pieces by the flying off, or the breaking of a wheel. But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate ; their property, perhaps, they may trust; but while one of the...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 31

Sir John Murray IV - 1825
...fragments, or dashed in pieces by the flying off, or the breaking of a wheel. But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate ; their property, perhaps, they may trust; but while one of the...
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the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived

george bush - 1844
...These gross exaggerations may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification of those concerned. We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate." * =* Quarterly Review, Vol. xxxi., p. 361. The illustrations...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847
...English, the steam carriage, may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification of those concerned We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate." In that year, the common belief was that railways were altogether...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1847
...annoyance of sea-sickness, or the danger of being burned or drowned." But with all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a ri'-.. . . . We will back old Father Thames against the Woolwich railway...
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A Review of Railways and Railway Legislation at Home and Abroad, Band 1

Samuel Shaen - 1847 - 103 Seiten
...400 miles a day with all the ease we now enjoy in a steam boat, &c. 8cc.' With all these assurances, we should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreves' ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate....
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Bände 7-8

1847
...sea-sickness, or the danger of being burned or drowned." But with all these assurances, we should ns soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congrcve's ricochet rockets, as trust thcm•elTcs to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a...
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Railway Management, &c

1848
...it has proceeded, it may produce on earth peace and good will towards men." — Published Dec. 1848. soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves...ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate as 18 or 20 miles an hour. We will back Old Father Thames against...
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The Journal of Health and Disease, Band 3

1848
...of locomotives travelling twice as fast as stage coaches. ' We should as soon,' adds the reviewer, ' expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves...ricochet rockets as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine, going at such a rate.'" Would it not be well for those who predict the disappearance...
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