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" In a similar manner, it is conceivable that cables of telephone wires could be laid underground, or suspended overhead, communicating by branch wires with private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories, etc., etc., uniting them through the main... "
Edison: His Life and Inventions - Page 194
by Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin - 1910
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The history of the telephone

Herbert Newton Casson - Technology & Engineering - 1910 - 315 pages
...or factory with a central station, so as to give him direct communication with his neighbors. . . . It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires could be laid underground, or suspended overhead, connecting by branch wires with private dwellings, shops, etc., and uniting them through the main cable...
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The telephone and telephone exchanges: their invention and development

John E. Kingsbury - Telephone stations - 1915 - 558 pages
...various dwellings, enabling the members to draw their supplies of gas and water from a common source. In a similar manner, it is conceivable that cables...private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories, &c., &c., uniting them through the main cable with a central office where the wire could be connected...
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Circuits of Victory

Abraham Lincoln Lavine - Military telephone - 1921 - 634 pages
..."the future of the telephone," in 1878, he drew forth the following picture from his mental image : "It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires could be laid underground or suspended overhead, connecting up by branch wires private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufacturing establishments,...
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Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America

Annie E. S. Beard - Immigrants - 1922 - 288 pages
...ultimate results of his discovery, that in a public address at Kensington, England, in 1878, he said: "It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires could be laid underground or suspended overhead, connecting up by branch wires private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufacturing establishments,...
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The telephone idea: fifty years after

Arthur Pound - Technology & Engineering - 1926 - 54 pages
...foray into prophecy, perhaps the most successful leap into the hidden future taken by a modern mind: "It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires could be laid underground or suspended overhead, connecting by branch wires with private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories, etc., etc.,...
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The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 41

Geography - 1922
...Belt, the tnoentor of the 1 telephone, wrote this inspired forecast: "It is conceivable that cable* of telephone wires could be laid underground or suspended...Wires With private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufacturers, etc.. and a man in one Part of the country may communicate by word of mouth totth another...
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The Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications: Volume 2 - Batteries ...

Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent - Technology & Engineering - 1991 - 536 pages
...friends will converse with each other without leaving homes." Bell later expanded upon his expectations: It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires could...wires with private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufacturers, etc., etc., uniting them through the main cable with a central office where the wire...
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The Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications: Volume 5 - Crystal ...

Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent - Technology & Engineering - 1992 - 520 pages
...various dwellings, enabling the members to draw their supplies of gas and water from a common source. In a similar manner, it is conceivable that cables...wires with private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufacturers, etc., etc., uniting them through the main cable with a central office where the wires...
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Toward a Competitive Telecommunication Industry: Selected Papers from the ...

Gerald W. Brock - Technology & Engineering - 1995 - 392 pages
...1982, pp. 11-12). In 1878 Bell predicted that "cables of telephone wire would be laid under ground, or suspended overhead, communicating by branch wires...private dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories . . . and a man in one part of the country may communicate by word of mouth with another in a different...
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Media Technology and Society: A History : from the Telegraph to the Internet

Brian Winston - Social Science - 1998 - 374 pages
...various dwellings, enabling the members to draw their supplies of gas and water from a common source. In a similar manner, it is conceivable that cables...dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories, etc., etc., uniting them through the main cable with a central office where the wires could be connected...
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