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" ... his happiest days. His friends in this part of the country never saw him more full of intellectual vigour and colloquial animation, never more delightful or more instructive, than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn, 1817. Indeed, it was after... "
James Watt - Page 234
by Andrew Carnegie - 2005 - 260 pages
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 3

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 756 pages
...animation,—never more delightful or more instructive,—than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied...for mechanically copying all sorts of sculpture and statuary;—and distributed among his friends some of its earliest performances, as the productions...
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A Treatise on the Steam Engine: In Its Application to Mines, Mills, Steam ...

Artizan club (London, England) - 1847 - 338 pages
...last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied himself, silh all the ardour of early life, to the invention of a machine for mechnnically copying all sorts of sculpture and statuary; — and distributed among hi friends some...
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A Treatise on the Steam Engine in Its Application to Mines, Mills, Steam ...

John Bourne - 1851 - 346 pages
...animation, — never more delightful or more instructive, — than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied...statuary; — and distributed among his friends some of his earliest performances, as the productions of ' a young artist, just entering on his eighty-third...
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The Steam-engine, Its History and Mechanism: Being Descriptions and ...

Robert Scott Burn - 1854 - 214 pages
...delightful or more instructive, — than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed, it was after that he applied himself, with all the ardour of early...statuary ; and distributed among his friends some of his earliest performances, as the productions of ' a young artist just entering on his eighty- third...
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The Steam Engine

Thomas Osmond Summers - 1856 - 200 pages
...animation— never more delightful or more instructive—than in his last visit to Scotland, in autumn, 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied himself, with all the ardor of early life, to the invention of a machine for mechanically copying all sorts of sculpture...
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Perseverance Under Difficulties, as Shown in the Lives of Great Men

Perseverance - 1862 - 310 pages
...animation — never more delightful or instructive — than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied...friends some of its earliest performances, as the production of a young artist just entering on his eighty-third year. " This happy and useful life came,...
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The English nation; or, A history of England in the lives of ..., Volume 5

Englishmen - 1863 - 912 pages
...animation, never more delightful or more instructive, than in his last visit to Scotland, in autumn, 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied...productions of a young artist just entering on his 83d year I This happy and useful life came at last to a gentle close. He had suffered some inconveniencies...
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Household Friends for Every Season

James Thomas Fields - 1864 - 458 pages
...animation — never more delightful or more instructive — than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn, 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied himself, with all the ardor of early life, to the invention of a machine for mechanically copying all sorts of sculpture...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865 - 442 pages
...animation—never more delightful or more instructive —than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed it was after that time that he applied...for mechanically copying all sorts of sculpture and statuary,—and distributed among liis friends some of its earliest performances as the productions...
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A Treatise on the Steam-engine in Its Various Applications to Mines, Mills ...

John Bourne (C. E.) - 1868 - 602 pages
...animation, — never more delightful or more instructive, — than in his last visit to Scotland in autumn 1817. Indeed, it was after that time that he applied...statuary — and distributed among his friends some of his earliest performances, as the productions of 'a young artist, just entering on his eightythird...
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