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" The language was uniformly that of scorn, or sneer, or ridicule. The loud laugh often rose at my expense ; the dry jest ; the wise calculation of losses and expenditures ; the dull, but endless, repetition of the Fulton Folly. "
Historical Collections of the State of New York: Containing a General ... - Page 341
by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - 1842 - 608 lehte
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Triumphs of Invention and Discovery

James Hamilton Fyfe - 1863 - 248 lehte
...ridicule. The loud laugh rose at my expense, the dry jest, the wise calculation of losses and expenditure, the dull, but endless repetition of ' the Fulton Folly.'...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path." Let them laugh that win. The success which shortly attended Fulton's scheme turned the tables upon...
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The Traveller's Steamboat and Railroad Guide to the Hudson River, Describing ...

1866 - 43 lehte
...The loud laugh rose at my expense ; the dry jest, the wise calculation of losses and expenditure ; the dull but endless repetition of ' The Fulton Folly.'...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path. " At length the boat was finished, and the day arrived when the trial was to be made. To me it was...
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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 478 lehte
...of scorn, or sneer, or ridicule. The loud laugh often rose at my expense ; the dry jest ; the wise calculation of losses and expenditures ; the dull...politeness veiling its doubts, or hiding its reproaches. 4. At length the day arrived when the experiment was to be put into operation. To me it was a most...
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The Traveller's Steamboat and Railroad Guide to the Hudson River, Describing ...

1867 - 50 lehte
...laugh rose at my expense ; the dry jest, the wise calculation of losses and expenditure ; the >lull but endless repetition of ' The Fulton Folly.'' Never...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path. " At length the boat was finished, and the day arrived when the trial was to be made. To me it was...
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Ships and sailors, ancient and modern, by C.C. Cotterill and E.D. Little

Charles Clement Cotterill - 1868 - 350 lehte
...ridicule. The loud laugh was at my expense, the dry jest, the wise calculation of losses and expenditure, the dull but endless repetition of " The Fulton Folly."...bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path. Silence was only a cold politeness, to conceal expressions of doubt and reproach. 'At length the day arrived...
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The Traveller's Steamboat and Railroad Guide to the Hudson River: Describing ...

1867 - 50 lehte
...The loud laugh rose at my expense ; the dry jest, the wise calculation of losses and expenditure ; the dull but endless repetition of ' The Fulton Folly.'...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path. " At length the boat was finished, and the day arriTed when the trial was to be made. To me it was...
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Wonderful Inventions: From the Mariner's Compass to the Electric Telegraph Cable

John Timbs - 1868 - 400 lehte
...settled cast of incredulity on their countenances. Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, a warm wish, cross my path. Silence itself was but...politeness veiling its doubts or hiding its reproaches." Fulton's biographer describes the trial : " Before the boat had made the progress of a quarter of a...
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A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Schools

Simon Kerl - 1868 - 374 lehte
...balcony, was filled with spectators.1 1 Can pleasures, or riches, or honors cure a guilty conscience ?' t Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path.' t Day after day, and hour after hour, passed heavily away.t His magnificence, his taste, his classical...
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The Laborer; a Remedy for His Wrongs: Or, A Disquisition on the Usages of ...

William Dealtry - 1869 - 420 lehte
...scorn, or sneer, or ridicule. The 19 loud laugh often rose at my expense ; the dry jest ; the wise calculation of losses and expenditures, the dull but...politeness veiling its doubts, or hiding its reproaches." Fulton's biographer says : " Before the boat had made the progress of a quarter of a mile the greatest...
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A Biographical History of Clermont, Or Livingston Manor, Before and During ...

Thomas Streatfeild Clarkson - 1869 - 319 lehte
...settled cast of incredulity on their countenances. Never did a single word of encouragement, or of bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path. Silence itself was but politeness, veiling doubts or hiding its reproaches." Fulton's biographer describes the trial : "Before the boat had made...
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