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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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The Formation and Development of the Constitution

Thomas Francis Moran - 1904 - 504 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 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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The New Normal Fourth Reader

Albert Newton Raub - 1906 - 352 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...politeness veiling its doubts or hiding its reproaches. 8. "At length, the day arrived when the experiment was to be put in operation. To me it was a most...
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Leading American Inventors

George Iles - 1912 - 447 lehte
...but endless repetition of ' Fulton's Folly.' 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." Chancellor Livingston's estate on the Hudson was called Clermont, and its name was bestowed on Fulton's...
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The Story of Our Merchant Marine: Its Period of Glory, Its Prolonged ...

Willis John Abbot - 1919 - 373 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,...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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The Lincoln Readers: Primer [first-eighth Reader], 6. köide

Isobel Davidson - 1923
...of scorn, sneer, or ridicule. The loud laugh rose at my expense; the dry jest, the wise calculations of losses and expenditures; 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...
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Congressional Serial Set

1937
...dull but endless repetition of "Fulton's folly." 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."1 Those who loaned him money to continue his plans on the steamboat stipulated that their...
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Technological Trends and National Policy: Including the Social Implications ...

United States. National Resources Committee. Science Committee - 1937 - 388 lehte
...dull but endless repetition of "Fulton's folly." 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.0 Those who loaned him money to continue his plans on the steamboat stipulated that their...
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The Hudson River in Literature: An Anthology

Arthur G. Adams - 1980 - 337 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. "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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Rivalry: In Business, Science, Among Nations

Reuven Brenner - 1990 - 256 lehte
...full but endless repetition of "Fulton's folly." 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, [as quoted in Stern (1937, p. 46)] Recently, Franklin (1986) has pointed out that although the submarine...
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The Industrial Revolution in America: Iron and steel

Kevin Hillstrom, Laurie Collier Hillstrom - 2005 - 306 lehte
...object of this new vehicle. The language was uniformly that of scorn, or sneer, or ridicule. . . . Never did a single encouraging remark, a bright hope, or a warm wish, cross my path" (Sale 2001). Nevertheless, Fulton's boat slowly took shape. Constructed by New York shipbuilder Charles...
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