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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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A summary of the principal events in English history

Thomas Haughton (schoolmaster.) - 1875
...to the nation." James Watt, (1736-1819,) born at Greenock. "The great improver of the Steam Engine ; but, in truth, as to all that is admirable in its...structure or vast in its utility, .... its inventor; . . . . and now were constructed those mighty engines which were to revolutionise human industry."—"Watt,...
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The graduated course of translation from English into French, ed. by C ...

Hugues Charles S. Cassal, Théodore Karcher - 1876
...the statue of Lord William Bentinck. — Macaulay, 159. CHARACTER OF JAMES WATT. Watt has been called 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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A synopsis of the principal events in English history, with a list of the ...

Thomas Haughton (schoolmaster.) - 1876
...Cotton manufacture. James Watt (173G-1819), born at Greenock. ' The great improver of the Steam Engine ; but, in truth, as to all that is admirable in its...structure or vast in its utility, ... Its Inventor." James Brlndley (1716-1772), a celebrated Canal Engineer. Josiah Wedgwood (1730-17'Jo), born at Burslem...
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Historical reader. English history

Historical reader - 1880
...business in 1800, and after a comfortable and peaceful old age, died in 1819.] 1. Watt has been called 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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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson, Part 7

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...and hour after hour strikes unheeded." s. James Watt became the great improver of the steamengine. "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 Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...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 British readers). The first (-sixth) reader, ed. by T. Morrison. The ...

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1878
...produced a revolution in the Btyle of criticism which had prevailed up to his day.] JAMES 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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German Composition

Hermann Lange - 1883 - 220 pages
...(followed by the Ace.) . . . ertannten. Section 142. JAMES WATT AND THE STEAM-ENQUTE. I. 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. // was by his inventions that its action 2 was so regulated...
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Great industries of Great Britain, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1884
...the great WATT. * Presidential Speech at the Socul at .Birmingham.) Science Coogreu, 1856. 151 155 •improver of the steam-engine ; but, in truth, as...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 complete English grammar

Mathew Wilson - 1884 - 277 pages
...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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