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" Soon shall thy arm, unconquered Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air... "
Notes and Queries - Page 264
1863
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...and the Lion join, And George and Britain guard the sterling coin. Soon shall thy arm,3 unconquered Steam ! afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...bear The flying chariot through the fields of air. Darwin. ANCIENT BRITAIN. Now borne upon the wings of traith sublime, Review thy dim original and prime....
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 lehte
...expedient." Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam ' afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid rar ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded, bear The flying chariot— through the fields of air. Hie brave— do never shun the light; Jvtt вг? their thought.*, and open яте their tempers; Truly,...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 lehte
...prophetic truth, and predicted the future triumph of the steam-engine. t " Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or on wide waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air; — Fair crews triumphant,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., 1. köide

William Goodman - 1845
...one mile and two hundred and thirty-four yards. HOME TRAVELLING. " Soon shall thy arm, unconqucr'd steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car, Or on wide- waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air." DARWIN, 1793. THIS...
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The Patrician, 4. köide

John Burke, Bernard Burke - 1847
...day-dreams which had been promulgated by Dr. Darwin so early as 1793 : — " Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd STEAM ! afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...bear The flying chariot through the fields of air." Botanic Garden, Canto i. 253—2S9. Well may the reader of these lines exclaim with Macbeth, upon the...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ...

William Goodman - 1847
...one mile and two hundred and thirty-four yards. HOME TRAVELLING. " Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...bear The flying chariot through the fields of air." DARWIN, 1793. THIS quotation contains a prophesy. At the time it was written, steam was only in its...
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Lectures on the English Poets

English Poets - 1847 - 132 lehte
...in the first couplet. Will that in the second ever be realized ? " Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...bear The flying chariot through the fields of air." But this popularity was only of temporary duration. A periodical journal, called The Anti-Jacobin,...
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The Rail, and the Electric Telegraph, Comprising a Brief History of Former ...

Peter Progress (pseud.) - 1847 - 144 lehte
...xvii. L. EUSTON SQUARE STATION. TRAM-ROADS AND RAILWAYS. INTRODUCTION. Boon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car. Or on wide-waving wings expanded bear, The flyingrchariot through the fields of air. Fair crews triumphant, leaning from above, Shall wave their...
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The rail, its origin and progress

Peter Progress (pseud.) - 1847
...out a Railway .......... li. TRAM-ROADS AND RAILWAYS. INTRODUCTION. Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car. Or on wide-waving wings expanded bear, The flying-chariot through the fields of air. Fair crews triumphant, leaning from above, Shall wave their...
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Favorite Haunts and Rural Studies: Including Visits to Spots of Interest in ...

Edward Jesse - 1847 - 365 lehte
...were printed in 1 795, when the steam engine was in its infancy : — Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd steam ! afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car, Or on wide waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the field of air ! The latter part of the...
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