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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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Chambers's advanced reader [forming a 7th part to Chambers's graduated readers].

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...Birmingham, in the eighty-fourth year of his age. have gathered 'all its fame.' We have said that 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. 3. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated...
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Thomas Jefferson's Views on Public Education

John Cleaves Henderson - 1890 - 387 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. * * * By his admirable contrivance, it has become a...
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The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volume 4

John Mackintosh - 1896
...death, I shall quote a part of the one which Lord Jeffrey wrote :— " 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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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - 1899 - 325 pages
...Muirhead's Life of Watt. Francis Jeffrey (1773-1850). New York, 1859. P. 402. 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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Selections from the Sources of English History: Being a Supplement to Text ...

Charles William Colby - 1899 - 325 pages
...Watt. Francis Jeffrey (1773-1850). New York, 1859. P. 402. We have said that Mr. Watt was the groat improver of the steam-engine ; but, in truth, as to...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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Science and Industry, Volume 4

1899
...before it shall have gathered "all its fame. ' ' 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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - 1900 - 4190 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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 6

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...Power of Steam " was painted. (i Cromwell's Visit to Milton" is another celebrated picture by Neal. 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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James Watt

Andrew Carnegie - 1905 - 241 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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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - 1908 - 781 pages
...Review. 374.Thework We have said that Mr. Watt was the great improver of the Watt"' 8 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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