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28. lappuse - York, the project was viewed by the public either with indifference or with contempt, as a visionary scheme. My friends, indeed, were civil, but they were shy. They listened with patience to my explanations, but with a settled cast of incredulity on their countenances. I felt the force of the lamentation of the poet, Truths would you teach to save a sinking land, All shun, none aid you ; and few understand.
77. lappuse - City-Hall - yea the whole Park, be filled with MOURNERS! But, remember, offer no violence to Judge Edwards! Bend meekly, and receive the chains wherewith you are to be bound! Keep the peace! Above all things keep the peace!
28. lappuse - As I had occasion to pass daily to and from the buildingyard, while my boat was in progress, I have often loitered unknown near the idle groups of strangers, gathering in little circles, and heard various inquiries as to the object of this new vehicle. The language was uniformly that of scorn, or sneer, or ridicule.
76. lappuse - Judge Edwards, the tool of the Aristocracy, against the People. Mechanics and Workingmen, a deadly blow has been struck at your Liberty. The prize for which your fathers fought has been robbed from you. The freemen of the North are now on a level with the slaves of the South, with no other privileges than laboring, that drones may fatten on your life blood.
28. lappuse - When, (said he), I was building my first steamboat* at New York, the- project was viewed by the public critics with indifference, or with contempt, as a visionary scheme. My friends, indeed, were civil, but they were shy. They listened with patience to my explanations, but with a settled cast of incredulity on their countenances.
124. lappuse - The expense of these trials to be borne by you," you agree to insert the words, "The vessel to be at my risk as regards loss, or damage from any source." The last clause of your letter to read as follows: "In addition to this, if the umpire decides that she is faster than any vessel in the United States, you are to have the right, instead of accepting her at that time, to send her to England, match her against anything built there, which in your judgment gives her a fair chance in a trial of speed,...
60. lappuse - The vessel to be raised by this apparatus was floated over a platform of wood, sunk to the depth of about ten feet below the surface of the water, and suspended from a strongly built wooden frame-work by sixteen iron screws four and a half inches in diameter. This platform has several shores on its surface, which were brought to bear equally on the vessel's bottom, to prevent her from canting over on being raised out of the water. About thirty men were employed in working this apparatus, who, by...
73. lappuse - ... danger, therefore, which threatens the stability of our Government and the liberty of the people is an undue accumulation and distribution of wealth. And I do conceive that real danger is to be apprehended from this source, notwithstanding that tendency to distribution which naturally grows out of the character of our statutes of conveyance, of inheritance, and descent of property; but by securing to the producing classes a fair, certain, and equitable compensation for their toil and skill, we...