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" ... which wait for no man, and of sailing without that wind which defied the commands and threats of Xerxes himself. This potent commander of the elements... "
James Watt - Page 234
by Andrew Carnegie - 2005 - 260 pages
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1820 - 348 pages
...no man, and of sailing without that wind which defied the commands and threats of Xerxes himself.* This potent commander of the elements — this abridger...magician, whose cloudy machinery has produced a change on the world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, are perhaps only now beginning to be...
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1820 - 348 pages
...this abridger of time and space — this magician, whose cloudy machinery has produced a change on the world, the effects of which, extraordinary as...are perhaps only now beginning to be felt — was * Note by Captain Clutterbuck. Probably the ingenious author alludes to the national adage : The king...
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1820 - 290 pages
...elements—this abridger of time and space—this magician, whose cloudy machinery has produced a change on the world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, are perhaps only now beginning to be felt—was not only the most profound man of science, the most successful combiner of powers and calculator...
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A manual of chemistry, Volume 1

William Thomas Brande - 1821 - 506 pages
...for no man, and of sailing without that wind which defied the commands and threats of Xerxes himself. This potent commander of the elements, — this abridger...magician, whose cloudy machinery has produced a change on the world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, are perhaps only now beginning to be...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 3

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1821 - 682 pages
...romantic bankę of Clyde, for him, of whom the distinguished " author of Waverley" has observed, that his machinery has produced a change in the world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they already are, are perhaps only now beginning to be felt, and who was not only the most profound man...
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Historical romances of the author of Waverley, Volume 2

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1822 - 552 pages
...no man, and of sailing without that wind which defied the commands and threats of Xerxes himself.* This potent commander of the elements — this abridger of time and space — this magician, whose * Note by Captain Clutterbuek. Probably the ingenious author alludes to the national adage : The king...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volumes 1-2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 662 pages
...no man ; and of sailing without that wind, which defied the commands and threats of Xerxes himself. This potent commander of the elements — this abridger...world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, perhaps are only now beginning to be felt, was not only the most refined man of science, the most successful...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 358 pages
...and threats of Xerxes himself. This potent commander of the elements — this abridger of time aud space — this magician, whose cloudy machinery has...world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, perhaps are only now beginning to be felt, was not only the most refined man of science, the most successful...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 352 pages
...of Xerxes himself. This potent com* mander of the elements — this abridger of time and ipace — this magician, whose cloudy machinery has produced...world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, perhaps are only now beginning to be felt, was not only the most refined man of science, the most successful...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 352 pages
...commander of the elements—this abridger of time and space — this magician, whose cloudy machinery hai produced a change in the world, the effects of which, extraordinary as they are, perhaps are only now beginning to be felt, was not only the most refined man of science, the most successful...
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