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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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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...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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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1863
...utmost stretch by the thought of duty, and may the ultimate success of Watt be an encouragement to us. Lord Francis Jeffrey, Watt's friend the Edinburgh...steam-engine ; but in truth, as to all that is admirable ш its structure, or vast in its utility, * * * its inventor," in words so well and so widely known,...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Volume 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...alternately 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,...that is admirable in its structure, or vast in its utilily, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was...
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The English nation; or, A history of England in the lives of ..., Volume 5

Englishmen - 1863
...away before it shall have 'gathered all its fame.' We have said that Mr Watt was the great improver ol 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 Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...probably have passed 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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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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 Inventvr. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...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 invention that its action was so regulated,...
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Biography of self-taught men [by B. B. Edwards and S. G. Bagley].

Bela Bates Edwards - 1869 - 288 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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The Methodist messenger, Volumes 1-2

1871
...in hie face." CHARBON. & SriedifuĦ fômius in J!is gust gаgs. IT has been 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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - 1872 - 534 pages
...French Revolution. [FRANCIS, LORD JEFFREY. 1773—1850.] JAMES WATT AND THE STEAM ENGINE. JAMES 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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