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" I elevated myself upon a platform, and addressed the assembly. I stated, that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage for that time. "
The Guide to Knowledge - Page 125
edited by - 1836
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - 1831 - 320 pages
...stated, that I knew not what was the matter; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was again put in motion. She continued to move on. All were still incredulous....
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - 1831 - 320 pages
...stated, that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was again put in motion. She continued to move on. All were still incredulous....
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Historic Tales of Olden Time: Concerning the Early Settlement and ...

John Fanning Watson - 1832 - 214 pages
...assembly. I stated that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for half an hour, I would either go on or abandon the voyage for that time. This short respite 6* was conceded without objection. I went below and examined toe machinery, and discovered that the...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

1833
...assembly. I stated that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for half an hour, I would either go on or abandon...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was again put in motion. She continued to move on. All were •till incredulous....
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The Irish penny magazine

...stated titat I knew not what was the matter; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was j)ut again in motion. She continued to move on. All were still incredulous....
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The Young Gentleman's Book: Containing a Series of Choice Readings in ...

1834
...stated that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was put again in motion. She continued to move on. All were still incredulous....
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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1834
...assembly. I stated that I know not what was the matter; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for half an hour, I would either go on, or abandon...This short respite was conceded without objection. I wen', below, examined the machinery, and discovered that the cause* was a slight mal-adjustment of...
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The Miscellaneous Writings: Literary, Critical, Juridical, and Political of ...

Joseph Story - 1835 - 527 pages
...stated, that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was again put in motion. She continued to move on. All were still incredulous....
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The Students' Cabinet Library of Useful Tracts, Volume 2

1836
...stated, that I knew not what was the matter ; but if they would l)e quiet, and indulge me for a half hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage...mal-adjustment of some of the work. In a short period it was obviated. The boat was again put in motion. She continued to move on. AH were still incredulous....
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Steam Navigation, Its Rise and Progress, with Authentic Tables of the Extent ...

Boyman Boyman - 1840 - 73 pages
...assembly. I stated that I knew not what was the matter; but if they would be quiet, and indulge me for half an hour, I would either go on, or abandon the voyage for that time. I went below, examined the machinery, and discovered that the cause was a slight mal-adjustment of...
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