He no longer waits for favoring gales, but by means of steam, he realizes the fable of bolus's bag, and carries the two and thirty winds in the boiler of his boat. To diminish friction, he paves the road with iron bars, and, mounting a coach with a ship-load... The Monthly magazine - Pągina 336per Monthly literary register - 1839Visualització completa
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...friction, he paves the road with iron bars, and, mounting a coach with a ship-load of men, animals, and merchandise behind him, he darts through the country,...ships, canals, bridges, built for him. He goes to the post-office, and the human race run on his errands; to the book-shop, and the human race read and write...