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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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Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands ...

John Brown Dillon - 1879 - 784 lehte
...all who referred to his wonderful achievement was that of ridicule and scorn. He was heard to remark, "Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope or a warm wish, cross my solitary path." [See 1812.] 1807. June 22d, the British ship-of-war Leopard attacked the frigate Chesapeake,...
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A Popular School History of the United States: In which are Inserted as Part ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1883
...of losses and expenditures, and the dull repetition of the ' Fulton folly,' seemed to have no end. Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope,...politeness, veiling its doubts or hiding its reproaches. 15. 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 Historical Reader: Embracing Selections from Standard Writers of Ancient ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1885 - 544 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...endless repetition of the " Fulton Folly." Never did n single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path. Silence itself was but politeness,...
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The Romance of Invention: Vignettes from the Annals of Industry and Science

James Burnley - 1886 - 376 lehte
...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...length the day arrived when the experiment was to be put into operation. To me it was a most trying and interesting occasion. I invited many friends to...
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McGuffey's Alternate First[-sixth] Reader, 5. raamat

William Holmes McGuffey - 1888
...The loud laugh rose at my expense; the dry jest, the wise calculations of losses and expenditure ; the dull but endless repetition of "the Fulton folly!"...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path. 3. At length the day arrived when the experiment was to be made. To me it was a most trying and interesting...
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History of the United States of America, 1. köide

Henry Adams - 1889
...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...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path." Possibly Fulton and Fitch, like other inventors, may have exaggerated the public apathy and contempt...
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., 1. köide

Henry Adams - 1889
...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...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path." Possibly Fulton and Fitch, like other inventors, may have exaggerated the public apathy and contempt...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1890 - 307 lehte
...settled cast of incredulity on their countenances. Never did a single encouraging rcmark, a bright hope, a warm wish, cross my path. Silence itself was but...politeness veiling its doubts or hiding its reproaches." * Three or four years before Watt paten toil his engine and Arkwright his spinning-frame, there was...
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The Fourth Reader

Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States - 1894 - 381 lehte
...uniformly that of scorn or of ridicule. The loud laugh often rose at my expense ; the dry jest ; the wise calculation of losses and expenditures; the dull but...wish, cross my path. Silence itself was but politeness vailing its doubts or hiding its reproaches. 3. At length the day arrived when the experiment was to...
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School Reading by Grades, 2. köide

Baldwin - 1897
...calculations of losses and expenditure ; the dull but endless repetition of " the Fulton folly !" Never did an encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path. At length the day arrived when the experiment 20 was to be made. To me it was a most trying and interesting...
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