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" ... jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner. These are not merely opinions, but facts ; for I actually passed three carts broken down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory. "
Chambers's papers for the people - Page 3
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1851
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 84

1846
...? The only mending it receives is tumbling in some loose stones, which serve no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner....down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory.' ' To the close of the last century, the internal transport of goods by waggon, was not only intolerably...
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A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on which Roads Should be Made ...

Sir Henry Parnell, Thomas Telford - Roads - 1833 - 438 pages
...? The only mending it receives is tumbling in some loose stones, which serve no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner....down, in these eighteen miles of execrable memory. To TVarrington. Turnpike. — This is a paved road, most infamously bad ; any person would imagine...
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The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economical ..., Volume 2

George Richardson Porter - Great Britain - 1838
...devil, for a thousand to one but they break their necks or their limbs by overthrows or breakings down. They will here meet with ruts, which I actually measured,...actually passed three carts broken down, in these 18 miles of execrable memory." The benefits which have resulted from the improvement of roads in this...
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A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on which Roads Should be Made ...

Sir Henry Parnell - Roads - 1838 - 465 pages
...? The only mending it receives is tumbling in some loose stones, which serve no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner....down, in these eighteen miles of execrable memory. To Warrington. Turnpike. — This is a paved road, most infamously bad ; any person would imagine the...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1838
...? The only mending it receives is tumbling in some loose stones, which serve no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner....down, in these eighteen miles of execrable memory. To Newcastle. Turnpike. — A more dreadful road cannot be imagined. I was obliged to hire two men...
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History of the British Turf: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 1

James Christie Whyte - Horse-racing - 1840
...places, is the tumbling in loose stones, which serve no other purpose but jolting the carriage in a most intolerable manner. These are not merely opinions,...down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory." While, however, we allow the present improved roads their proper influence, we must maintain, that...
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Miscellanea critica: comment upon contemporaneous literature and ..., Volume 3

History - 1858
...is tumbling in some loose stonVs, which serve no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the ni(>V intolerable manner. These ' are not merely opinions,...down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory.' To the close of the last century, the internal transport of goods by waggon, was not only intolerablji...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 21

1850
...? The only mending it receives is tumbling in some loose stones, which serve no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner....down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory.' " He says of a road near Wam'ngton, ' This is a paved road, most infamously bad. Any person would imagine...
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Wade's London review, Volume 1

1845
...receives, is the tumbling in some loose stones, which serve no other purpose than jolting carriages in the most intolerable manner. These are not merely...broken down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory ! " Parallel trials of human patience are still common in the less reclaimed districts of the world....
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 16

1847
...The only mending it receives, is tumbling in some loose etones, which serves no other purpose than jolting a carriage in the most intolerable manner....down in these eighteen miles of execrable memory." The last fifty years have changed the character of all the principal roads in England. A revolution...
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