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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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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 6

1820
...probably pass away before it shall have " gathered all its fame." We have said, that Mr. W.itt 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 investigation that its action was so regulated...
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The Annual biography and obituary, Volume 4

1820
...away before it shall have ' gathered all its fame.' We have said that Mr. Watt was the great imp-over of the steamengine ; but, in truth, as to all that...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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One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural ...

Colin MacKenzie - 1821 - 528 pages
...delight more, from their real utility, than from the temporary amusement they now afford, "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 d-scribed as its inventor. It was by his inventions that iti action was so regulated...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 9

1826
...what he left it, to prove that though he is called the improver of the steam-engine only, yet that, in truth, as to all that is admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, he should rather be described as the inventor. Newcomen's engine was only employed as a reciprocating...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1821
...from the deep. *25. 1819.— JAMES WATT DIED, MT. 84, The great improver of the STEAM-ENGINE; but, 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 the different inventions of Mr. Watt, that...
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One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural ...

Colin Mackenzie - 1822 - 646 pages
...delight more, from their real utility, than from the temporary amusement they now afford, "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 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 Edinburgh annual register, Volume 12

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 American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...away before it shall " have gathered all it* fame." We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improper of the steam-engine ; but, in truth, as to all that...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 regulated...
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The American Farmer, 1825

John S Skinner - 1825
...roots.—3d. In the absence of j tural exhibition, as a specimen of the product of this '•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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