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" ... of the worke as they were before, for they knew not how to give those parts that they had made motion, without which it was impossible that it should speake : many bookes they read, but yet could not finde out any hope of what they sought... "
Ancient English Fictions - Page 17
edited by - 1828
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Miscellanea Antiqua Anglicana: Or, A Select Collection of Curious ..., Volume 1

Christmas plays, English - 1816
...famous hereafter to all posterities. This (after great study) hee found could be no way so well done as one; which was to make a head of Brasse, and if he...worke as they were before, for they knew not how to giue those parts that they had made motion, without which it was impossible that it should speake :...
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The cabinet portrait gallery of British worthies..

C. Cox (publisher.) - Authors - 1845
...magician (but not to be compared to Friar Bacon), these two, with great pains, so framed a head of brass that in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head : this being done, they were as far from perfection of the work as they were before,...
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The cabinet portrait gallery of British worthies..

C. Cox (publisher.) - Biography & Autobiography - 1845
...magician (but not to be compared to Friar Bacon), these two, with great pains, so framed a head of brass that in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head : this being done, they were as far from perfection of the work as they were before,...
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Cabinet portrait gallery of British worthies, Volumes 1-3

History - 1845
...magician (but not to be compared to Friar Bacon), these two, with great pains, so framed a head of brass that in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head : this being done, they were as far from perfection of the work as they were before,...
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The boys' own story-book, by the best authors

Boys - 1852
...not to be compared to Friar Bacon). These two with great study and pains so framed a head of brass, that in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head : this being done, they were as far from perfection of the work as they were before,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties

George L. Craik - Biography & Autobiography - 1858 - 425 pages
...after the machine was completed, notwithstanding that (to use the words of the authority before us) " in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head," not a syllable or a sound would it reply to all their questionings. In this extremity,...
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The dramatic and poetical works of Robert Greene & George Peele: with ...

Robert Greene, George Peele - English drama - 1861 - 624 pages
...purpose hee got one Fryer Bungey to assist him, who was a great scholler and a magician, but not to boo compared to Fryer Bacon : these two with great study...being done, they were as farre from perfection of the worko as they were before, for they knew not how to give those parts that they had made motion, without...
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The Life, Times and Scientific Labours of the Second Marquis of Worcester

Edward Somerset Marquis of Worcester - Industrial arts - 1865 - 624 pages
...with brass." He and Friar Bungcy, it is stated, "with great study and pains so framed a head of brass, that in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head." The same account may be read at length in the modernised edition of " Early English...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865
...after the machine was completed, notwithstanding that (to use the words of the authority before us) " in the inward parts thereof there was all things like as in a natural man's head," not a syllable or a sound would it reply * Nor is it probable that Bacon was either...
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The Dramatic and Poetical Works of Robert Greene & George Peele: With ...

Robert Greene, George Peele - 1874 - 624 pages
...then might hee be able to wall all England about with brasse. To this purpose hee got one Fryer Bungoy to assist him, who was a great scholler and a magician,...thereof there was all things like as in a naturall mane head. ThU being done, they were as farre from perfection of the worke as they were before, for...
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