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" ... feet, carrying away a dozen rungs of a ladder with which he came in contact, as if they had been straws. These are instances of rashness, but the best men run risks from their fellow-workmen. Thus a splendid fellow, active as a cat, who would run... "
The Life of Sir John Fowler, Engineer, Bart., K.C.M.G., Etc - Page 302
by Thomas Mackay - 1900 - 403 pages
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1887
...familiarity with danger which breeds contempt, did not trouble to close the rail, and, stumbling backward, fell a distance of 180 feet, carrying away a dozen...hand along a rope at any height, was knocked over by a man dropping a wedge on him from above, and killed by a fall of between one and two hundred feet....
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1887
...breeds contempt, did not trouble to close the rail, and, stumbling backward, fell a distance of 1 80 feet, carrying away a dozen rungs of a ladder with...hand along a rope at any height, was knocked over by a man dropping a wedge on him from above, and killed by a fall of between one and two hundred feet....
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1887
...breeds contempt, did not trouble to close the rail, and, stumbling backward, fell a distance of iSo feet, carrying away a dozen rungs of a ladder with...hand along a rope at any height, was knocked over by a man dropping a wedge on him from above, and killed by a fall of between one and two hundred feet....
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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 12

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Learned institutions and societies - 1889
...rail, and stumbling backward, fell a 1887.] on Bridging the Firth of Forth. 149 distance of 180 ft., carrying away a dozen rungs of a ladder with which he came in contact, us if they had hoen straws. These are instances of rashness, but the hest men run risks from their...
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1887
...familiarity with danger which breeds contempt, did not trouble to close the rail, and, stumbling backward, fell a distance of 180 feet, carrying away a dozen...hand along a rope at any height, was knocked over by a man dropping a wedge on him from above, and killed by a fall of between one and two hundred feet....
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1887
...breeds contempt, did not trouble to close the rail, and, stumbling backward, fell a distance of 1 80 feet, carrying away a dozen rungs of a ladder with...hand along a rope at any height, was knocked over by a man dropping a wedge on him from above, and killed by a fall of between one and two hundred feet....
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