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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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Humane Politics and Methods of Inquiry

Ithiel de Sola Pool - Social Science - 2011 - 334 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 of telephone wires could be laid under ground, or suspended overhead, communicating by branch wires with private dwellings, counting...
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The Connection Gap: Why Americans Feel So Alone

Laura Pappano - Psychology - 2001 - 231 pages
...hold of his vision of the telephone as a way to span distance. In 1878 he wrote of a future in which "it is conceivable that cables of telephone wires...dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories, etc., etc., uniting them through the main cable with a central office where the wire could be connected as...
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The Digital Divide: Facing a Crisis Or Creating a Myth?

Benjamin M. Compaine - Computers - 2001 - 357 pages
...getting the telephone into every home. He wrote "it is conceivable that cables of telephone wires would be laid underground or suspended overhead, communicating by branch wires with private dwellings, counting houses, shops, manufacturers, etc, uniting them through the main cable with the central office."9...
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Politics in Wired Nations

Ithiel De Sola Pool - Political Science - 395 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 of telephone wires could be laid under ground, or suspended overhead, communicating by branch wires with private dwellings, counting...
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A Century of Innovation: Twenty Engineering Achievements that Transformed ...

George Constable, Bob Somerville - Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 248 pages
...connecting one such contrivance to another, he suggested possibilities that admittedly sounded utopian: "It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires...dwellings, country houses, shops, manufactories, etc." It was indeed conceivable. The enterprise he helped launch that year — the forerunner of the American...
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Implementation and Applications of DSL Technology

Philip Golden, Hervé Dedieu, Krista S. Jacobsen - Technology & Engineering - 2007 - 816 pages
...first complete sentence over the telephone: "Watson, come here; I want you." In 1878, he was to say "It is conceivable that cables of telephone wires...laid underground or suspended overhead, communicating with private dwellings. . . Not only so, but I believe in the future, -wires will unite different cities,...
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Blue Skies: A History of Cable Television

Patrick Parsons - Business & Economics - 2008 - 816 pages
...supplies of gas and water from a common source. In a similar manner, it is conceivable that cable or telephone wires could be laid underground, or suspended...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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