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Text:"..., and nothing shall prevent ThomasBrassey being as good as his word.* He at once set about rebuilding, without inquiring whether the Company would bear any of the loss or npt, and he finished it almost within..."
Date:1873
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...THOMASBRASSEY. A large part botli of Mr. Brasseys work and that of his agents thus consisted in making calciilations respecting the different schemes which were put before him ; many of which..."
Date:1873
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...THOMASBRASSEY. to liim - discomposed his complete serenity of mind. I do not mention this by way of praise. As regards this matter, there are two orders of men. There is the man whose anxieties..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...50 THOMASBRASSEY. To reTert to the Belgians. There was one remarkable point to be noticed about the Belgian workmen, at least about those who were employed on the Sambre and Meuse Eailway. Money..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"... trial trips on the engines of the Pell Eailway, and his party went into the tunnel under the mountain ; and when there, Mrs. ThomasBrassey could not help remarking the large-hearted way in which he..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...64 THOMASBRASSEY. country through which the Great Northern Railway was intended to pass. Mr. Brassey was not a man to be easily daunted by the difficulties of any undertaking ; but anyone, who knows..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...46 THOMASBRASSEY. whom Mr. Brassey brought his bands of English workmen as pioneers in the art of railway-making. Their tools were mostly of a similar nature to those of the French, which were only..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...32 THOMASBRASSEY. very large staff of employes of every description, and the bringing over from England numbers of workmen of all classes - amounting, at times, to several thousands. Railway..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...78 THOMASBRASSEY. it was finished in the previous September or October four months before the contract time, and that added very much to his prestige in Austria. It not only added to his prestige..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"... very truly, THOMASBRASSEY. [The delay alluded to was only that of from the 27th to 29th, the 28th being Sunday ; and Mr. Brassey was confined to his room by a second paralytic attack. He notwithstanding..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"... Morton Petos own words, addressed to Mr. ThomasBrassey, the account of what was done by himself, Mr. Brassey, and Mr. Betts, in this remarkable undertaking. Sir Morton says, When I undertook this work..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...164 THOMASBRASSEY. principal, I am convinced that lie was one of the most judicious masters as well as one of the kindest ; and that, looking ever to results, he thoroughly understood the art..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...144 THOMASBRASSEY. their work, telling them what price he would give for it . . . They did not ask him any question. He said, ^ There is a piece of worl^for you. Will you go into that ? Tpu..."
Date:1873
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...138 THOMAS BRASSEF. to be encountered in the outset. The facts themselves, which will come out in our short sketch of the life of ThomasBrassey, mainly drawn from the excellent biography from..."
Date:1873
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...158 THOMASBRASSEY. which he had a lease jointly with Mr. Locke, it was amusing to see how a bag, containing writing materials and a budget of letters to be answered, always accompanied the luncheon..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...166 THOMASBRASSEY. tions whicli do not appear needed for, or even remarkably suited to those callings. For instance, it may be observed, as I bave ventured to remark before, that lawyers, clergymen..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...THOMASBRASSEY. 149 to meet Mr. Brassey, he was to confront a hard, stem, forcible, soldierly sort of person, accustomed to sway armies of working-men in an imperious fashion. To his surprise..."
Date:1873
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...6 THOMASBRASSEY. to liim discomposed his complete serenity of mind. I do not mention this by way of praise. As regards this matter, there are two orders of men. There is the man whose anxieties..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...58 THOMASBRASSEY. of all those who acted under him, how he was henceforward wont to look to results rather than to minute details. As his works extended and in 1845 he had on his hands, no less than..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...1G8 THOMASBRASSEY. is this, that we always in England excel the continental producers in the manufacture of any material that has once been established ; but I think that improvements are most..."
Date:Between 1805 and 1870
Publication place:London, England