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" Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line and get in the way of the engine ; would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance ? "  "
Tait's Edinburgh magazine - Page 459
1857
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The national reading books, adapted to the government code ..., Volume 6

National reading books - 1872
...of the members of the committee pressed the witness a little further. He put the following case: — 'Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along...nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to shay upon the line and get in the way of the engine; would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance?'...
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Report of the Commissioners and Evidence Taken by the Committee on Mines and ...

United States. Sutro Tunnel Commission - Comstock Lode (Nev.) - 1872 - 1054 pages
...the witness a little further, and put the following case: "Suppose, now, one of these engines to he going along a railroad at the rate of nine or ten...hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line: would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance?" 'iYes," replied the witness, with a twinkle...
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Report of the Commissioners and Evidence Taken by the Committee on Mines and ...

United States. Commission upon the Sutro Tunnel (1872) - 1872 - 4 pages
..."One of the members of the committee pressed the wituess a little further, and pnt the following case: 'Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at the rate oi nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line ; would not that, think yon,...
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Together with the Arguments and Report of the Committee: Recommending a Loan ...

United States. Commission upon the Sutro Tunnel (1872) - 1872
...One of the members of the committee pressed the witness a little further, and put the following case: "Suppose, now, one of these engines to be going along a railroad at tlie rate of nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line: would not that,...
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Lawson's Tyneside Celebrities: Sketches of the Lives and Labours of Famous ...

William D. Lawson - Biography - 1873 - 387 pages
...Parliamentary Committee. In the course of his examination, a member asked the following question : — " Suppose now, one of these engines to be going along...get in the way of the engine ; would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance ?" " Yes," replied the witness, naively, " very awkward for the...
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The railway pioneers

Helen Cross Knight - 1876
...kingdom. The farmers there never complain." " Well," asked one of them, " suppose, now, one of those engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of...get in the way of the engine ; would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance ? " "Yes," answered Stephenson, with a droll twinkle in his eye...
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A hundred wonders of the world in nature and art, ed. by J. Small

John Small - Curiosities and wonders - 1876 - 607 pages
...parliamentary committee, Stephenson had the following case put before him : — ' Suppose, now, one of those engines to be going along a railroad at 'the rate...get in the way of the engine, would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance ? ' ' Yes,' replied the witness, with a twinkle in his eye, 'very...
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Model First[-fourth] Reader ...

John Russell Webb - 1876
...gravelooking gentleman, thinking to put him down by ridicule, said, " Suppose one of these engines to be going at the rate of nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cow were to stray upon the line, would not that be a very awkward circumstance ? " " Yes," replied Mr. Stephenson, " very awkward, indeed...
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A Book about Travelling, Past and Present

Thomas Allan Croal - Transportation - 1877 - 608 pages
...for a lunatic asylum. The following case was put before Stephenson : — " Suppose, now, one of those engines to be going along a railroad at the rate of...get in the way of the engine, would not that, think you, be a very awkward circumstance ? " " Yes," replied the witness, with a twinkle in his eye, " very...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 25

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1891
...relation to this contemplated railroad, that he was asked, " Suppose, now, one of your engines to be going at the rate of nine or ten miles an hour, and that a cosv were to stray upon the line and get in the way of the engine ; would not that be a very awkward...
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