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" he was so slow that it would take him half an hour to get out of the field of a microscope! "
The Story of Thomas A. Edison - Page 158
by Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - 1922 - 182 pages
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Edison: His Life and Inventions, Volume 2

Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin - Inventors - 1910 - 998 pages
...himself freely and forcibly, as when he was asked why he had parted with a certain man, he said: "Oh, he was so slow that it would take him half an hour to get out of the field of a microscope." Another instance will be illustrative. Soon after the Brockton (Massachusetts) central station was...
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The Story of Thomas A. Edison

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - 1922 - 182 pages
...every expenditure of patience and care. With the man who exercised thought and showed a desire to do ,well, he had unlimited patience. It was to the careless,...Says one of his biographers, "Those portraits, so familiar to all, showing the inventor with his head resting upon his hand, and a solemn, dreamy look...
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