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" Amidst this company stood Mr. Watt, the man whose genius discovered the means of multiplying our national resources to a degree perhaps even beyond his own stupendous powers of calculation and combination ; bringing the treasures of the abyss to the summit... "
Epoch men, and the results of their lives - Page 268
by Samuel Neil - 1865 - 312 pages
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1820
...exhibit their unparalleled feats to private family-parties, if required." Amidst this company stocjd Mr. Watt, the man whose genius discovered the means of...bringing the treasures of the abyss to the summit of the earth—giving the feeble arm of man the momentum of an Afrite—commanding manufactures to arise,...
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1820 - 351 pages
...exhibit their unparalleled feats to private family -parties, if required." Amidst this company stood Mr Watt, the man whose genius discovered the means of...resources to a degree perhaps even beyond his own stupendouspowers of calculation and combination; bringing the treasures of the abyss to the summit...
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A manual of chemistry, Volume 1

William Thomas Brande - 1821
...me at once to cancel all that I had collected upon the subject. " He was a man," says that writer, " whose genius discovered the means of multiplying our...combination ; bringing the treasures of the abyss to the surface of the earth ; giving the feeble arm of man the momentum of an Afrite; commanding manufactures...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 340 pages
...following character of the great inventor of the steam engine:— " ' Amidst this company stood Mr. Watt, the man whose genius discovered the means of...earth. Giving the feeble arm of man the momentum of the Afrite — commanding manufactures to arise, as the rod of the prophet produced water in the desert—affording...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1827 - 354 pages
...following character of the great inventor of the steam engine:— " ' Amidst this company stood Mr. Watt, the man whose genius discovered the means of...earth. Giving the feeble arm of man the momentum of the Afrite — commanding - manufactures to arise, as the rod of the prophet produced water in the...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 18

Walter Scott - 1830
...exhibit their unparalleled feats to private familyparties, if required." Amidst this company stood Mr Watt, the man whose genius discovered the means of...bringing the treasures of the abyss to the summit of the earth—giving the feeble arm of man the momentum of an Afrite —commanding manufactures to arise,...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1833
...reaourcea to a degree perhaps even beyond hi* own stupendous ^owera of calculation MH! t-jwnbinnuon ; bringing the treasures of the abyss to the summit...— giving the feeble arm of man the momentum of an Af rite— commanding manufacture*! to arise, ai the rod of the prophet produced water in the desert,...
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A General Biographical Dictionary: Containing Lives of the Most ..., Volume 4

Edmund Bellchambers - 1835
...of the author of Waverley, his " genius discovered the means of multiplying our natural resources in a degree, perhaps, even beyond his own stupendous...treasures of the abyss to the summit of the earth ; giving tbe feeble arm of man the momratum of an Afrite; commanding tufactures to arise, as the rod of the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 159

1836
...whose genius discovered the means of multiplying our national resources, to a degree even beyond h is own stupendous powers of calculation and combination ; bringing the treasures of the abyss to the surface of the earth ; giving the feeble arm of roan the momentum of an Afrite; commanding manufactures...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 159-160

1836
...me at once to cancel all that I had collected upon the subject. " He was a man," says that writer, " whose genius discovered the means of multiplying our national resources, to a degree even beyond h is own stupendous powers of calculation and combination ; bringing the treasures of the...
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