It was a walled city and the European trading companies settled outside the fort area all along the river front. The city developed in three phases during the European influence and the British rule: First along the river front, Next on the southern side of Maidan to railway station and Third after being made the capital of the province of Bihar along the Bailey road, the new capital area.
And behind their frail partitions Business women lie and soak, Seeing through the draughty skylight Flying clouds and Railway smoke. Rest you there, poor unbelov'd ones, Lap your loneliness in heat, All too soon the tiny breakfast, Trolley-bus and windy street!john betjeman
In 1903, the British completed a narrow-gauge Railway, whose diminutive locomotive led to its being called the “toy” train, to Shimla from Kalka. The UNESCO -recognized train route passes through 102 tunnels and crosses over 850 bridges. Before its advent, visitors had to travel the 69 kilometers from Kalka along a bridle path in two-wheeled carts pulled by pairs of ponies.Peter Aronson and Yésica del Moral, in "Shimla: India’s Queen of Hills".
Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silv'ryTay! Alas! I am very sorry to say That ninety lives have been taken away On the last Sabbath day of1879, Which will be remember'd for a very long time.William McGonagall
It is only comparatively primitive machinery that affords a stimulus, and there is already a faint period touch about Pacific 231 and Le Pas d'Acier. One feels…that Prokofieff should have written ballets about the spinning jenny and the Luddite riots; that Honegger should have been there to celebrate the opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway and the death of Huskisson with a "Symphonie Triomphale et Funèbre".Constant Lambert
Cases before the Railway Commissioners must not be cited as authorities to us.Bramwell, L.J., Great Western Rail. Co. v. Railway Commissioners (1881), 50 L. J. Q. B. 489.
The press, the machine, the Railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw.1880 The Wanderer and His Shadow, aphorism 278.
A populous Railway town of hideous brick shops and habitations.James Thorne
I can’t quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from Railway stations and street corners, I gather that there are a great many men who share my dislike for it, as well as an equal number of women who ... believe it to be the solution to most of this world’s problems.robert benchley
My little fellow, about four years old, whom I brought with me, gave himself no trouble amid the boats, omnibuses, and Railway coaches, on sea, land, and in dark tunnels; his father was at his side, and never a care or fear or doubt or anxiety had he. May we have grace to be led by the hand, and trust to the care and kindness of a reconciled God and Father.thomas guthrie
In our land the educated poor, who at the most can only cycle or take short Railway journeys into the country from an adjoining town, are fast losing their rightful heritage — the beauty of the country-side, which is rapidly disappearing with very little benefit to anyone. Apparently nobody but a few timid adherents of the Archeological Society cares a straw.harry johnston
George Stephenson told me as a young man that railways will supersede almost all other methods of conveyance in this country — when mail-coaches will go by Railway, and railroads will become the great highway for the king and all his subjects. I know there are great and almost insurmountable difficulties to be encountered; but what I have said will come to pass as sure as you live.george stephenson
The First World War had begun – imposed on the statesmen of Europe by Railway timetables. It was an unexpected climax to the Railway age.a. j. p. taylor
I want to see a publicly-owned Railway, publicly accountable.tony blair
Spring is noticed, if at all By people sitting in Railway trains.bertolt brecht
In Railway halls, on pavements near the traffic, They beg, their eyes made big by empty staring And only measuring Time , like the blank clock. No, I shall weave no tracery of pen-ornament To make them birds upon my singing tree: Time merely drives these lives which do not live As tides push rotten stuff along the shore.stephen spender
If you cross the Atlantic with an American lady you invariably fall in love with her before the journey is over. Travel with the same woman in a Railway car for twelve hours, and you will have written her down in your own mind in quite other language than that of love.Anthony Trollope
Both inside and outside their colonies, the Tolstoyans proved rather a source of amusement to others than an inspiration and a light, and those who scoffed at Tolstoy's followers greatly enjoyed relating stories of their inconsistencies. ..."I remember," writes Maude , "how much amusement was caused by the conduct of one of his closest followers... who ceased to use money, but allowed his wife to sign his cheques and his secretary to accompany him to the station to buy him Railway tickets."Aylmer Maude, The Life of Tolstoy—Later Years (1911) p.282
My little fellow, about four years old, whom I brought with me, gave himself no trouble amid the boats, omnibuses, and Railway coaches, on sea, land, and in dark tunnels; his father was at his side, and never a care or fear or doubt or anxiety had he. May we have grace to be led by the hand, and trust to the care and kindness of a reconciled God and Father.P. 598. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Agam Kuan (Unfathomable well) is one of the most important early historic archeological remains in Patna. It is situated just close to Gulzarbagh Railway Station, which is proposed to be associated with the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka.Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation, in "Destinations: Patna"
Every person of any experience in Courts of justice, knows that a scintilla of evidence against a Railway company is enough to secure a verdict for the plaintiff. I was once in a case before a most able Judge, the late Chief Justice Jervis, in which I was beaten, I dare say rightly, in consequence of an observation of his: "Nothing is so easy as to be wise after the event."Bramwell, B., Cornman v. The Eastern Counties Rail. Co. (1859), 5 Jur. (N. S.) 658.
The First World War had begun – imposed on the statesmen of Europe by Railway timetables. It was an unexpected climax to the Railway age.A. J. P. Taylor, The First World War ( 1970) p. 20
..those who view the history of North America as a narrative of genocide and slavery are, it seems to me, hopelessly stuck on this reactionary position. They can think of the Western expansion of the United States only in terms of plague blankets, bootleg booze and dead buffalo, never in terms of the medicine chest, the wheel and the Railway.christopher hitchens
Until the beginning of the twentieth century most of Ahmedabad’s population resided within the Fort Walls [on the eastern bank of the Sabaramati River. The opening of the first Ahmedabad textile mill in 1861 and of the Railway line between Ahmedabad and Bombay [now Mumbai] three years was a harbinger of the city’s rapid expansion. The developing textile industry generated waves of migration into the city and extensive growth of its population and territory.Ornit Shani, in Communalism, Caste and Hindu Nationalism: The Violence in Gujarat, Cambridge University Press, 12 July 2007, p.25
She sounded likethe bookof Revelations read out overa Railway station public-address system bya headmistress of a certain age wearing calico knickers.CliveVivian Leopold James
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