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" ... to wish for a hole to creep out at ! I could not find words to satisfy either the Committee or myself. I was subjected to the crossexamination of eight or ten barristers, purposely, as far as possible, to bewilder me. Some member of the Committee... "
Local Records: Or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events which Have ... - Página 237
por T. Fordyce - 1867
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The West of Scotland Magazine and Review, Volumen1,Tema 1

1844
...possible, to bewilder me. Some member of the committee asked if I was" a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went...on with my plans, determined not to be put down.' The principal difficulty in the way arose from the proposal to carry the line across Chat-Moss, a bog...
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The Living Age, Volumen19

1848
...satisfy either the committee or myself. Some one inquired if I were a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went on with my | lans, determined not to be put down. Assistance gradually increased — improvements were made every...
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Our Iron Roads: Their History, Construction and Social Influences

Frederick Smeeton Williams - 1852 - 390 páginas
...return to Stephenson's simple and beautiful narrative. " I put up," he continued, "with every rebuif, and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down. Assistance gradually increased—improvements were made—and to-day, a train, which started from London in the morning,...
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The Popular Educator, Volumen1

1856
...however, prevailed, and the hor^e-plan was abandoned." Mr. Stephenson added, "I put up witli envy and rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined not...Assistance gradually increased, improvements were made everyday; and to-day a train which started from London in the morning has brought me in the afternoon...
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Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events, which have ...

John Latimer - 1857
...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 rebuff, and went...gradually increased — improvements were made every clay — and to-day, a train, wliich started from London in the morning, has brought me in the afternoon...
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The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857
...possible, to bewilder me. Some member of the committee asked if I was a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went...on with my plans, determined not to be put down."* Mr. Stephenson stood before the Committee to prove what the public opinion of that day held to be impossible....
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Local Records; Or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events, which Have ...

John Latimer - 1857 - 420 páginas
...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 rebuff, and went on with my plans, determined nut to be put down. Assistance gradually increased — improvements were made everv dav— and to-day,...
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The Life of George Stephenson, Railway Engineer

Samuel Smiles - 1857 - 517 páginas
...hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff", CIIAP. xIx.] EXAMINATION IN COMMITTEE. 227 and went on with my plans, determined not to be put down."* Mr. Stephenson stood before the Committee to prove what the public opinion of that day held to be impossible....
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volumen58

1858
...purposely to bewilder me. Some member of the Committee asked if I was a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad ; but I put up with every rebuff, and went...on with my plans, determined not to be put down." Mr., afterwards Baron, Alderson, who had carefully studied the subject, tried the witness by most severe...
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The Irish Metropolitan Magazine. ..., Volumen3

1858
...possible, to bewilder me. Some member of the Committee asked if I was a foreigner, and another hinted that I was mad. But I put up with every rebuff, and went...on with my plans, determined not to be put down." It was Stephenson's task to prove what the public opinion of that day held to be impossible. " The...
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