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" A CENTURY OF THE NAMES AND SCANTLINGS OF SUCH INVENTIONS, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful Friend, endeavoured now in the year 1655 to set these down... "
A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the ... - Page 91
by John Burke - 1832
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 13

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - Industrial arts - 1891
...he had plenty of leisure for quiet meditation. After the Restoration, he published his great work, " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions...and perfected, which, my former notes being lost, I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now, in the year 1655, to set down in such...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and instruction ...

Anna Maria Hall
...steam-engine. Of his work he has left a record, couched in mysterious language, in the well-known volume entitled "A Century of the Names and Scantlings of...and perfected, which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now, in the year Ifi55, to set these down...
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Anecdotes of the Aristocracy: And Episodes of Ancestral Story : Second Series

Sir Bernard Burke - Anecdotes - 1850
...small book, entitled, " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions as I can at present call to mind to have tried and perfected, which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now, 1665, to set these down in such a way...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 22

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1851
...steam-engine. Of his work he has left a record, couched in mysterious language, in the well-known volume entitled " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of...and perfected, which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavored now, in the year 1655, to set these down in...
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Romantic Records of Distinguishing Families: A Second Series of ..., Volume 2

Bernard Burke - Anecdotes - 1851
...small book, entitled, "A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions as I can at present call to mind to have tried and perfected, which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now, 1665, to set these down in such a way...
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The steam-engine, its history and mechanism: being descriptions and ...

Robert Scott Burn - Technology & Engineering - 1854 - 189 pages
...Worcester, a nobleman who bad undergone many changes of fortune in the civil wars of England, published a work entitled " A Century of the Names and Scantlings...and perfected, which, my former notes being lost, I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now, in the year 1655, to set down in such...
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Dr. Maginn. Ham house, and its inhabitants. Hampton court, past and present ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1854
...differing opinions have been given. The very name of this work is whimsical, and yet not unattractive : " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions...and Perfected, which (my former Notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful Friend, endeavoured now, in the Year 1655, to set these down...
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Recollections of Literary Characters and Celebrated Places: Dr. Maginn. Ham ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1854
...differing opinions have been given. The very name of this work is whimsical, and yet not unattractive: " A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions...and Perfected, which (my former Notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful Friend, endeavoured no\v, in the Year 1655, to set these down...
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The steam engine

Thomas Osmund Summers - History - 1856 - 188 pages
...which he was not released till the restoration of the monarchy. In 1663, he published a work called " A century of the names and scantlings of such inventions...and perfected, which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavored, now in the year 1655, to set down in such...
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Stories of Inventors and Discoverers in Science and the Useful Arts: A Book ...

John Timbs - Inventions - 1860 - 376 pages
...from the manuscript now in the possession of the Beaufort family, which opens thus : "A CENTURY OP TUB NAMES AND SCANTLINGS OF SUCH INVENTIONS As at present...and perfected ; which (my former notes being lost) I have, at the instance of a powerful friend, endeavoured now in the year 1653 to set these down in...
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