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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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Parsing Simplified; an Introduction and Companion to All Grammars ...

Thomas Darnell - 1865 - 76 lehte
...WHOLE. Censure is the tax which a man pays the public for being eminent. Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd steam, afar Drag the slow barge or drive the rapid car ; Or on wide-waving winds expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air. The horse being troubled with a fly...
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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 478 lehte
...STEAMBOAT. 825 Or on wide waving wing expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air, — ^ Fair crews triumphant, leaning from above, Shall wave their...move ; Or warrior bands alarm the gaping crowd, And armies shrink** beneath the shadowy cloud." 2. What would he have said, if he had but lived to witness...
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Wonderful Inventions: From the Mariner's Compass to the Electric Telegraph Cable

John Timbs - 1868 - 400 lehte
...written it is known at least twenty years before it was published : Soon shall thy arm, unconquered Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...bear The flying chariot through the fields of air. Fair crews triumphant leaning from above, Shall wave their fluttering 'kerchiefs as they move ; Or...
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Invention and Discovery: Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches

Invention - 1868 - 160 lehte
...publication, occurs the following prediction respecting Steam : — " 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,* Fair crews triumphant leaning from above, Shall wave their fluttering 'kerchiefs as they move ; Or...
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The Life of George Stephenson and of His Son Robert Stephenson: Comprising ...

Samuel Smiles - 1868 - 501 lehte
...eteam-boat had been invented : CHAP. I.] DR. DARWIN'S PROPHECY. 59 " Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...bear The flying chariot through the fields of air. Fair crews triumphant, leaning from above, Shall wave their flutt'ring kerchiefs as they move; Or warrior...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1844
...poetry and prophecy, he published as early as 1793: — • Soon shall thy arm, wncouquer'd Steam I afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ;...wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot thro' the fields of air !' — Botanic Garden, Cant. i. 253-289. * Savery is generally slated to have...
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The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 3, 1844-1846

Charles Darwin, Frederick Burkhardt, Sydney Smith - 1985 - 576 lehte
...pp. 95-8). 11 Darwin 1791 (pp. 29-30), Pt 1, Canto I, lines 289-96: 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 fields of air. — Fair crews triumphant, leaning from above, Shall wave...
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Houses of Glass: A Nineteenth-Century Building Type

Georg Kohlmaier, Barna von Sartory - 1991 - 641 lehte
...— ^ — JLJ .h-, J-^L Steam, Iron, and the Industrial Revolution 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. —Fair crews triumphant leaning from above, Shall wave their fluttering kerchieft as they move; Or...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - 1991 - 312 lehte
...and has been the cause of all organic life? Zoonomia 1794, I, 511 19 Soon shall thy arm, unconquer'd steam: afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid...wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the field of air. The Botanic Garden I, i, 289 20 Would it be too bold to imagine that in the great lengths...
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Poetry and the Practical

William Gilmore Simms - 1998 - 124 lehte
...Venice was besieged by Radetzky! But, take the passage from Darwin. "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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