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" For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my Me. "
Innovation and the Development of Flight - Page 29
edited by - 1999 - 335 pages
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The Engines of Our Ingenuity: An Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture

John H. Lienhard - Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 272 pages
...four years earlier. Wilbur wrote: I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible.... My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me... increased money. . .if not my life. Well, it was disease and not his belief in flight that eventually...
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Aloft at Last: How the Wright Brothers Made History

Chris Kidder - History - 2002 - 224 pages
...other words. Writing to Octave Chanute, the leading American aviation pioneer of his day, he said, "For some years I have been afflicted with the belief...man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my life. I have been trying to arrange my...
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The Greatest Good: Rethinking the Role of Relationships in the Moral Fiber ...

Charlie L Palmgren, William C Petrarca - 2002
...The Source of Human Good, Atlanta, GA, Scholars Press, 1995, p. xxix. Chapter Five Long in the Truth "For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man." - Wilbur Wright We were elated to hear of Dr. Wieman's recent honor. Laura Wieman let us know that...
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Recognitions: Doctors and Their Stories : a Collection of Original Works in ...

Carol C. Donley, Martin Kohn - Literary Collections - 2002 - 178 pages
...the cavern of death, the imagination escapes intact. The Affliction of Flight: A Story SAMUEL SHEM For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. "Aww SHIT! Aw shit!! Aww shit!!!" —WILBUR WRIGHT Dr. Bill Starbuck had been screaming this intermittently...
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Race for the Sky: The Kitty Hawk Diaries of Johnny Moore

Dan Gutman - Juvenile Fiction - 2003 - 178 pages
...FACTS AND FICTIONS 167 Book 1: 1900 GO FLY A KITE • • '".' -" .": ' - ' "'*;••;; '' '. •'• For some years I have "been afflicted with the belief...•'•...•'.•-.'.'. '•increased amount of money if not my life. — WUbur Wright January 1, 1900 Today is the first day of a new century! That's something, innit?...
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Race to the Sky: The Wright Brothers Versus the United States Government

Stephen B. Goddard - History - 2003 - 222 pages
...time, and Wilbur wasn't shy about exploiting the knowledge of anyone from whom he felt he could learn. "For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man," he wrote the older man. "My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me...
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Wilbur & Orville Wright: Taking Flight

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson, Joseph Sammartino Gardner - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 120 pages
...enthusiast could give them some suggestions. On May 13, 1900, Wilbur sat down to write to Octave Chanute. "For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man," he began, adopting a humorous tone. Wilbur shared a few of his ideas on flying and asked if Chanute...
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Unquenchable Faith

David Faust - Bible - 2004 - 136 pages
...Susan B. Anthony had a burning desire 12 * In I900 Wilbur Wright wrote a letter to a friend and said, "For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man." His zeal was so great, he said, "I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not...
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Wings: A History of Aviation from Kites to the Space Age

Tom D. Crouch - Transportation - 2003 - 725 pages
...Chanute, the world's authority on the history of the flying machine. "For some years," he admitted, "I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man." It was the first of hundreds of letters, notes, and telegrams that would pass back and forth between...
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Artificial Light

James Greer - Fiction - 2006 - 338 pages
...moment cannot be called jealousy. It was more like love. 9. • Will's first letter to Chanute began, "For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man." He was a more eloquent writer than I, in any case, but his choice of words in that preamble was as...
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