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" We have said that Mr. Watt was the great Improver of the steamengine ; but, in truth, as to all that is admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its Inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so... "
Epoch men, and the results of their lives - Page 307
by Samuel Neil - 1865 - 312 pages
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 12

Walter Scott - 1823
...will probably pass away before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said that Mr Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine ; but, in truth,...admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1842
...of the steam engine, of which it has been said, that Mr Watt was not merely the great improver, but as to all that is admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor ; for it was by him, that its action was so regulated,...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1819
...will probably pass away before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said that Mr Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine; but, in truth,...admirable in its structure or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825
...probably pass away before it shall have • gathered all its fame.' We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine; but, in truth,...admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by bis inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2; Volume 126

1819
...will probably pass away before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine ; but, in truth,...admirable in, its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819
...before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said that Mr Watt was the great improver oí' the steam-engine ; but, in truth, as to all that is...admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2; Volume 126

1819
...will probably pass away before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine ; but, in truth, as to all that is admirable in ilsatructure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volume 8

1820
...will probably pass away before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine ; but, in truth,...admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 4

1820
...will probably pass away before it shall have ' gathered all its fame.' We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the steamengine ; but, in truth,...admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its iiiventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 4

1820
...will probably pass away before it shall have « gathered all its fame.' We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the steamengine ; but, in truth,...admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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