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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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School Reading by Grades, 5. köide

James 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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The New Century Fourth Reader: Selected and Adapted from the World's ...

1899 - 304 lehte
...who set themselves up as critics. Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a cheering wish cross my path. Silence itself was but politeness...its reproaches. "At length the day arrived when the new steamboat was to be tried. To me it was a momentous and interesting occasion. I invited my friends...
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The New Century First [-- ] Reader, 4. raamat

1899
...who set themselves up as critics. Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a cheering wish cross my path. Silence itself was but politeness...its reproaches. "At length the day arrived when the new steamboat was to be tried. To me it was a momentous and interesting occasion. I invited my friends...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1899 - 382 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." 299 ELI WHITNEY 11. Useful Inventions — Perhaps no country in the world has been more distinguished...
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Lights to Literature: Revised. Book Four

1900 - 411 lehte
...uniformly that of scorn, or sneer, or ridicule. The loud laugh often rose at my expense ; 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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American Merchant Ships and Sailors

Willis John Abbot - 1902 - 372 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,...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path." The boat which Fulton was building while the wiseacres wagged their heads and prophesied disaster,...
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Summits of Success: How They Have Been Reached

James Burnley - 1902 - 434 lehte
...this painful period, Fulton wrote, " 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." And even when, in 1812, his Clermont, the first steamer in the world that came to be engaged in carrying...
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The Story of the Empire State: History of New York Told in Story Form; a ...

Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth - 1902 - 213 lehte
...wise calculation of losses and expenditures. Nothing was heard but the endless repetition of 'Fulton's Folly.' " Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path. Robert Pulton. Silence itself was but politeness veiling its doubts or hiding its reproaches. "At length...
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Manhood's Morning: A Book to Young Men Between Fourteen and Twenty-eight ...

Joseph Alfred Conwell - 1903 - 308 lehte
...committed suicide. Robert Fulton tells us that during the entire time he was building his steamboat: "Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope or a warm wish cross my path." The steam engine cost Watt almost martyrdom. He said: "The struggles I have had with natural difficulties...
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The History of North America, 7. köide

1904
...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...remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish cross my path." It may be that the inventor was pessimistic in regard to the matter, but it is certainly true that...
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