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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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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843
...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 invention that its action wag so regulated,...
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Discourses on the Objects and Uses of Science and Literature

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1843 - 332 pages
...achieved by the labours of Watt. He was not merely the improver of the steam-engine, but, in fact, as to all that is admirable in its structure or vast in its utility, he has the clear right of being honoured as its inventor. " It was by his invention," says an eloquent...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 4

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1844
...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 Life of Henry Bell: The Practical Introducer of the Steam-boat Into ...

Edward Morris - 1844 - 183 pages
...of Watt: — "We have said that Watt was the great improver of the steam-engine; but in fact he was, as to all that is admirable in its structure, or vast in its utility, its inventer. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated, as to make it capable of being...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 3

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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 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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...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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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
...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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...away, before it shall have gathered "all its fame." We have said that Mr. Watt was the great Improeer of the steam-engine; but, in truth, as to all that is admirable in its strueture, or vast in its utility, he should rather be deseribed as its Ineentor. It was by his inventions...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...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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