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" ... seen it. Before any step could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets ; and as the workmen advanced, men were posted at certain distances... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 222
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 387 pages
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

Science - 1820 - 468 pages
...could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets ; and as the workmen...places where the piles of wood had been established. M. Hupp was himself obliged, more than once, to be suspended by cords, in order to descend precipices...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a pas'sagc through the impenetrable thickets ; and as the workmen...distances in order to point out the road for their return. Mr. Rulph was often obliged to be suspended by cords, in order to descend precipices many hundred fott...
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Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc, Volume 4

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1820 - 910 pages
...could be taken in' its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain n passage through the impenetrable thickets ; and as the workmen advanced, men were posted at certain 0*1*tances in order to point out the road for their return. Mr. Rulph was often obliged to be suspended...
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The Leeds Correspondent, Volume 4

John Ryley, John Gawthorp, John Whitley - Mathematics - 1822 - 344 pages
...forest to the edge of the lake. Three trees, squared, cut Several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets ; and as the workmen...return, and to discover, in the gorges, the places wheie the piles of wood had been established. M. Rupp was himself' obliged, more than once, to be suspended...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 3

Anecdotes - 1826 - 370 pages
...could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets : and as the workmen...distances, in order to point out the road for their return. Mr. Rulph was often obliged to be suspended by cords, in. order to descend precipices many hundred...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 3

Anecdotes - 1826 - 382 pages
...was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets j and as the workmen advanced, men were posted at certain...distances in order to point out the road for their return. Mr. Rulph, was often obliged to be suspended by cords, in order to descend precipices many hundred...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 11

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1829 - 478 pages
...could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets; and as the workmen...order to point out the road for their return, and to diseover, in the gorges, the places where the piles of wood bad been established. M. Rupp was himself...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847 - 560 pages
...could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets; and, as the workmen advanced, men were posted at certain distances to point out the road for their return, and to discover, in the gorges, the places where the piles...
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The Alps, Switzerland, and the North of Italy

Charles Williams - Alps, Italian (Italy) - 1854 - 633 pages
...could be taken in its erection, it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets ; and, as the workmen...was himself obliged, more than once, to be suspended Ъу cords, in order to descend precipices many hundred feet high ; and, in the first months of the...
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The Triumphs of Perseverance and Enterprise: Recorded as Examples for the Young

Thomas Cooper - Biography - 1854 - 732 pages
...step could be taken in its erection it was necessary to cut several thousand trees to obtain a passage through the impenetrable thickets ; and, as the workmen...distances, in order to point out the road for their return. Mr. Rulph was often obliged to be suspended by cords, in order to descend precipices many hundred feet...
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