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" ... on shore, that they are not to be scalded to death nor drowned by the bursting of the boiler, and that they need not mind being shot by the scattered fragments, or dashed in pieces by the flying off, or the breaking, of a wheel. "
A History of Early Railroad Legislation in Wisconsin - Page 218
by Balthasar Henry Meyer - 1898 - 94 pages
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The Monthly railway record, ed. by J. Robertson and J.W. Brooke

...a steam-boat, but without the annoyance of sea-sickness, or the danger of being humcd or drowned.' It is certainly some consolation to those who are to be whirled at the rate of 18 or 20 miles nn hour, by means of a high-pressure engine, to he told that they arc in no danger of...
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A history of the English railway: its social relations and ..., Volumes 1-2

John Francis (of the Bank of England.) - Railroads and state - 1851
...the steamcarriage, may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification of those concerned. * * * It is certainly some consolation to those who are...rate of eighteen or twenty miles an hour, by means of the high -pressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger of being sea-sick while they are on...
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A History of the English Railway: Its Social Relations and ..., Volume 1

John Francis (of the Bank of England.) - Railroads - 1851 - 282 pages
...who are to be whirled at the rate of eighteen or twenty miles an hour, by means of the high-pressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger of being sea- sick while they are on shore, that they are not to be scalded to death nor drowned by the bursting...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 8

Darius Mead - Religion - 1852
...annoyance of sea-sickness, or the danger of being burned or drowned." " It is," the Review adds, " certainly some consolation to those who are to be...of eighteen or twenty miles an hour, by means of a high-pressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger of being sea-sick while on shore, that...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 19

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1852
...infernal machines." And, credite posteri! here behold the prophetic words of the " Quarterly," in 1825 : " It is certainly some consolation to those who are to be whirled at the rate of 18 or 20 miles an hour, by means of the high-pressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine

William Tait - 1852
...to those who are to be whirled at the rate of 18 or 20 miles an hour, by means of the high-pressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger of being sea-sick while they are ou shore, that they are not to be scalded to death, nor drowned, by the bursting of the boiler;...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Vol. XV ...

Charles Manby, F.R.S. - 1856
...unexampled in commercial annals, except in association with railway intercourse. RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. " It is certainly some consolation to those who are to be whirled at the rate of 18 or 20 miles an hour, by means of a high-pressure engine, to be told that there is no danger of being...
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer

Samuel Smiles, Robert Stephenson - Transportation - 1857 - 486 pages
...reviews thus expressed, some years ago, the common opinion upon the danger of railway travelling : — " It is certainly some consolation to those who are to be whirled at the rate of 18 or 20 miles an hour, by means of a high-pressure engine, to be told that there is no danger of being...
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The Life of George Stephenson: Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - Locomotives - 1857 - 546 pages
...reviews thus expressed, some years ago, the common opinion upon the danger of railway travelling : — " It is certainly some consolation to those who are to be whirled at the rate of 1 8 or 20 miles an hour, by means of a high-pressure engine, to be told that there is no danger of...
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Extra Work of a London Pastor

1863 - 316 pages
...plainly, the steam-carriage, may delude for a time, but must end in the mortification of those concerned. It is certainly some consolation to those who are...rate of eighteen or twenty miles an hour, by means of the highpressure engine, to be told that they are in no danger of being sea-sick while they are on...
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