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" What the latter were, may be imagined from the fact, that when Charles III. of Spain visited England, and Prince George of Denmark went out to meet him, both princes were so impeded by the badness of the roads, that their carriages were obliged to be... "
English Pleasure Carriages: Their Origin, History, Varieties, Materials ... - Page 54
by William Bridges Adams - 1837 - 315 pages
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 27

Industrial arts - 1837
...outcry lessened, and the imperfect vehicles and bad roads were left to passengers unmolested. What th« latter were, may be imagined from the fact, that when...six hours in performing the last nine miles of their jonrney! " Abroad, little progress seems to have been made. In a curious collection at St. Petersburg,...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 27

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1837
...bad roads were left to passengers unmolested. What (he -latter were, may.be imagined from the.fact, that when Charles III. of Spain visited England, and...six hours in performing the last nine miles of their jonrney I "Abroad, little progress seems to have been made. In a curious collection at St. Petersburg,...
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The Saturday magazine

1839
...on travelling, before the high-roads were brought to their present condition. When Charles the Third of Spain visited England, and Prince George of Denmark...out to meet him, both princes were so impeded by the state of the roads, that their carriages were obliged to be borne on the shoulders of the peasantry,...
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The book of carriages, or, A short account of modes of conveyance

Book - 1853
...travelling before the high roads were brought even to a passable condition. When Charles the Third of Spain visited England, and Prince George of Denmark...out to meet him, both princes were so impeded by the state of the roads, that their carriages were obliged to be borne on the shoulders of the peasantry,...
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The book of carriages; or, A short account of modes of conveyance, from the ...

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee - Transportation - 1853 - 217 pages
...travelling before the high roads were brought even to a passable condition. "When Charles the Third of Spain visited England, and Prince George of Denmark...out to meet him, both princes were so impeded by the state of the roads, that their carriages were obliged to be borne on the shoulders of the peasantry,...
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The New York Coach-maker's Magazine, Volume 2

Ezra M. Stratton, George Washington Wright Houghton - Carriage and wagon making - 1860
...up ag^ain in ye coatch." Such was the state of the roads at this time, that when Charles the Third of Spain visited England, and Prince George of Denmark went out to moot him, that the peasantry were obliged to bear the carriages on their shoulders, which took six...
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United Service, Volume 12

Military art and science - 1885
...coach to thirty miles a day in summer, and twentyfive miles a day in winter. Oh, those good old times ! The outcry lessened, and the imperfect vehicles and...princes were so impeded by the badness of the roads thut their carriages were obliged to be borne on the shoulders of the peasantry, and they were six...
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