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" The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines from one city to another almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. "
Proceedings for ...: Constitution and By-laws with List of Memembers - Página 38
por Brooklyn Engineers' Club - 1908
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volumen1

United States. Congress. Senate - 1874
...precursor of the Pullman of our times. Oliver Evans was regarded as a lunatic for asserting, in 1815, "that the time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steamengines at fifteen to twenty miles per hour ! — That a carriage will leave • Washington in...
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The Steam Engine: Its Origin and Gradual Improvement, from the ..., Volumen1

Paul R. Hodge - 1840 - 254 páginas
...our notice of this enthusiastic and ingenious inventor with a few of his predictions in 1813 : 1 . " The time will come, when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly — fifteen or twenty miles an hour. 2. "A carriage...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - 1840 - 482 páginas
...prophetic. In some of his writings, published in the early part of the present century, he remarks : " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. Passing through...
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The North American Review, Volumen54

1842
...well as the present and past, in looking upon the probable advance of the United States, predicted, " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steamengines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles per hour...
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The North American Review, Volumen54

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1842
...well as the present and past, in looking upon the probable advance of the United States, predicted, " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steamengines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles per hour...
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Eight Historical and Critical Lectures on the Bible

John Prince - 1846 - 464 páginas
...Fulton ran his first large boat on the river Hudson. Before he died, Evans prophesied in these words : "The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steam engines, from one part of the country to another, almost as fast as birds — fifteen or twenty miles an hour....
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being ..., Volumen2

John Fanning Watson - 1857
...confidently asserted is now matter of true history." I give his publis/ted declarations, to wit : " The time will come, when people will travel in stages, moved by steam-engines, at fifteen to twenty miles an hour !" " A carriage will leave Washington in the morning,...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - 1858 - 482 páginas
...prophetic. In some of his writings, published in the early part of the present century, he remarks : " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steam engines, from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour. Passing through...
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SELF-MADE MEN.

CHAS C. B. SEYMOUR - 1858
...from the following quotation from his writings, which speaks almost in the language of prophecy : " The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam-engines from one city to another, almost as fast as birds fly, fifteen or twenty miles an hour....
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The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased

Henry Simpson - 1859 - 993 páginas
...confidently asserted is now matter of true history. We give his pitblis/ied declarations, to wit : — " The time will come when people will travel in stages, moved by steam-engines, at fifteen miles an hour ! " A carriage will leave Washington in the morning, breakfast...
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