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" He had ordered them from New York, London and Paris. He studied them night and day. He ate at his desk and slept in his chair. In six weeks he had gone through the books... "
The Story of Thomas A. Edison - Page 57
by Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - 1922 - 182 pages
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Leaders of men, or, Types and principles of success, as illustrated in the ...

Henry Woldmar Ruoff - United States - 1902 - 695 pages
...from New York, London, and Paris. " In six weeks he had gone through the books," writes a co-laborer, "written a volume of abstracts, made two thousand...had produced a solution, the only one in the world that would do the very thing he wanted done, namely, record over two hundred words a minute on a wire...
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Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life

Francis Arthur Jones - Incandescent lamps - 1907 - 375 pages
...studied them night and day. He ate at his desk and slept in his chair. In six weeks he had gone through books, written a volume of abstracts, made two thousand...the world) which would do the very thing he wanted done record over two hundred words a minute on a wire 250 miles long. He ultimately succeeded in...
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Poor Boys who Became Famous

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Biography - 1922 - 375 pages
...and chemical books that were five feet high when they stood on the floor and lay one upon the other. He had ordered them from New York, London and Paris....the world) which would do the very thing he wanted done record over two hundred words a minute on a wire 250 miles long. He ultimately succeeded in...
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Thomas Edison: The Great American Inventor

Louise Egan, Louise Betts - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1987 - 165 pages
...them from New York, London and Paris. He studied them night and day. He ate at his desk and slept in a chair. In six weeks he had gone through the books, written a volume of abstracts (in which he told briefly in his own words what a book said), made two thousand experiments . . . and...
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