A history of travel in America (Google eBook)

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Bobbs-Merrill company, 1915 - Religion
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Page 904 - off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate. We trust that Parliament will, in all railways it may sanction, limit the speed to
Page 904 - What can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the prospect held out of locomotives traveling twice as fast as stage coaches! We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be
Page 902 - It is far from my wish to promulgate to the world that the ridiculous expectations, or rather professions, of the enthusiastic speculator will be realized, and that we shall see engines travelling at the rate of twelve, sixteen, eighteen, or twenty miles an hour. Nothing could do more harm toward their general adoption and improvement than the promulgation of such
Page 1078 - with power to transport, take and carry property and persons upon the same, by the power and force of steam, of animals, or of any mechanical, or other power, or of any combination of them.
Page 886 - smooth paths of broken stone or gravel, with a rail to guide the carriages, so that they may pass each other in different directions, and travel by night as well as by day; and the passengers will sleep in these stages as comfortably as they now do in steam
Page 794 - sheer down without a stone or scrap of fence between, into the mountain depths below. The journey is very carefully made, however, only two carriages traveling together; and while proper precautions are taken is not to be dreaded for its dangers.
Page 886 - or twenty miles an hour. A carriage will set out from Washington in the morning, the passengers will breakfast at Baltimore, dine at Philadelphia, and sup at New York, the same day. To accomplish this two sets of
Page 1002 - to gentility and view them as belonging to the plebeian herd. To restore herself to her caste, let a lady move in select company at five miles an hour, and take her meals in comfort at a good inn, where she may dine decently. . . . The
Page 885 - The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen
Page 997 - Returning, leave Newton at 7, and a quarter past 11 AM, and a quarter before 5 PM "Tickets for the passage either way may be had at the Ticket Office, No. 617 Washington St., price thirty-seven and a half cents each; and for the return passage, of the Master of the Cars,

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