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" It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied to the finest and most delicate manufactures, and its power so increased as to set weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 219
1821
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 12

1823 - 946 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility ; for the prodigious...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1842 - 634 pages
...in its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor ; for it was by him, that its action was so regulated, as to make it capable of being applied...increased, as to set weight and solidity at defiance. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin, or rend an oak, is nothing to it. It can engrave a...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825 - 458 pages
...inventor. It was by bis inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being dpplied to the finest and most delicate manufactures, and...stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility,— fur the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility with which...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2; Volume 126

1819 - 780 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility ; for the prodigious...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 5

1819 - 610 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...as to set weight and solidity at defiance. By his ad* This notice of the character of Mr Watt appeared first in the Scotsman newspaper. It follows so...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2; Volume 126

1819 - 708 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...to the finest and most delicate manufactures, and ils power so increased as to let weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 4

1820 - 494 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its iiiventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility ; for the prodigious...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 6

1820 - 496 pages
...utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his investigation that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupeadous alike for its force . and its flexibility; for the prodigious...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volume 8

1820 - 450 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility ; for the prodigious...
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The Annual biography and obituary, Volume 4

1820 - 482 pages
...its utility, he should rather be described as its inventor. It was by his inventions that its action was so regulated as to make it capable of being applied...weight and solidity at defiance. By his admirable contrivances, it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and its flexibility ; for the prodigious...
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