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" ... comes the potent agency of steam. In comparison with the past, what centuries of improvement has this single agent comprised, in the short compass of fifty years ! Everywhere practicable, everywhere efficient, it has an arm a thousand times stronger... "
A History of the Growth of the Steam-engine - Page 303
by Robert Henry Thurston - 1903 - 530 pages
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...peripheries of other wheels; the saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to new uses, and, last of all, with inimitable power, and " with...fitting a thousand times as many hands as belonged to Briareus. Steam is found, in triumphant operation, on the seas; and under the influence of its strong...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...peripheries of other wheels; the saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to new uses, and, last of all, with inimitable power, and " with...thousand times stronger than that of Hercules, and to *hich human ingenuity is capable of fitting a thousand times as many hands as belonged to Bnareus....
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A Treatise on Mechanics, Volume 1

Henry Kater (Captain), Dionysius Lardner - Mechanics - 1831 - 287 pages
...peripheries of other wheels; the saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to new uses, and, last of all, with inimitable power, and " with...agent comprised, in the short compass of fifty years! Every where practicable, every where efficient, it has an arm a thousand times stronger than that of...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Science - 1831
...years ! Every where practicable, every where efficient, it has an arm a thousand times stronger dian that of Hercules, and to which human ingenuity is...fitting a thousand times as many hands as belonged to Briareus. Steam is found, in triumphant operation, on the seas ; and under the influence of its strong...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 1

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1831
...peripheries of other wheels ; the saw and the plane ate tortured Into an accommodation to new uses, and, last of all, with Inimitable power, and " with whirlwind sound," comes the potent agency of •team In compartę™ with the рам, what eentuties of imptnvemenl has this single agent comprised...
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A Memoir of the Life of Daniel Webster

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - Lawyers - 1831 - 234 pages
...accommodation to new uses, and, last of all, with inimitable power, and " with whirlwind sound," conies the potent agency of steam. In comparison with the past, what centuries of improve ment has this single agent comprised, in the short compass of fifty years ! Everywhere practicable,...
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The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

Law - 1834
...peripheries of other wheels ; the saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to new uses, and last of all with inimitable power, and 'with whirlwind...fitting a thousand times as many hands as belonged to Briareus. Steam is found in triumphant operation on the seas, and under the influence of its strong...
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...peripheries of other wheels; the saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to newuses, and, lastof all, with inimitable power, and with " whirlwind sound,"...comparison with the past, what centuries of improvement hasthis single agent comprised in the short compass of fifty years ! Every where practicable, every...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight

Half hours - 1847
...peripheries of other wheels. The saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to new uses ; and, last of all, with inimitable power, and " with...ingenuity is capable of fitting a thousand times as many heads as belonged to Briareus. Steam is found in triumphant operation on the seas ; and under the influence...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1850 - 276 pages
...peripheries of other wheels. The saw and the plane are tortured into an accommodation to new uses ; and, last of all, with inimitable power, and " with...agent comprised in the short compass of fifty years ! Every where practicable, every where efficient, it has an arm a thousand times stronger than that...
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