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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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Birmingham: a poem

Harry Howells Horton - 1853 - 290 pages
...1819, thus expresses himself in reference to the steam-engine : — "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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Birmingham: a poem

Harry Howells Horton - 1853
...1819, thus expresses himself in reference to the steam-engine : — "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 training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin. 2nd book, division 1

William Jordan Unwin - 1853
...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: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 pages
...away before it shall have gathered " all its fame." We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improerr 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 inrciitor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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The Steam Engine

Thomas Osmond Summers - 1856 - 188 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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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 pages
...and nights to the volumes of Addison. DE JOHNSON. 7. CHARACTER OF JAMES WATT. WATT has been called 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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Conversations on natural philosophy, by the author of Conversations on chemistry

Jane Marcet - 1858
...words of Mr. Stuart, in his descriptive history of the steam-. engine; " 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 was so regulated...
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The Life of James Watt: With Selections from His Correspondence

James Patrick Muirhead - 1858 - 580 pages
...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 ite structure, or vast in its utility, " he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his...
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books, Book 4

Graduated series - 1859
...nliernately at the top and at the bottom of the piston ; now forcing it up, now forcing it down. 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 n'jnilated,...
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THE LIFE OF JAMES WATT

James Patrrick Muirhead - 1859
...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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