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" As I had never before turned my thoughts to anything mechanical, either in theory or practice, nor had ever seen a loom at work, or knew anything of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom was a most rude piece of machinery. "
The Industrial Revolution - Page 28
by Charles Austin Beard - 1919 - 105 pages
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A Compendious History of the Cotton-manufacture: With a Disproval of the ...

Richard Guest - Cotton growing - 1823 - 73 pages
...of " cloth, such as it was, was the produce. " As I had never before turned my thoughts to any thing mechanical, either " in theory or practice, nor had ever seen a loom at work, or knew any thing "' of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first Loom must have " been a most...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1824
...piece of cloth, such as it was, was the produce. As I had never before turned my thoughts to any thing mechanical, either in theory or practice, nor had ever seen a loom at work, or knew any thing of its construction, you will readily suppose that ray first loom must have been a most rude...
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Historical and Descriptive Anecdotes of Steam-engines, and of ..., Volume 2

Robert Stuart - Inventors - 1829
...or knew any thing of its construction, it will readily be supposed that my first loom must have been a most rude piece of machinery. The warp was placed perpendicularly, the reed fell with a force of at least half a hundred weight, and the springs which threw the shuttle were strong enough...
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A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the ...

George Richardson Porter - Sericulture - 1831 - 339 pages
...piece of cloth, such as it was, was the produce. As I had never before turned my thoughts to any thing mechanical, either in theory or practice, nor had ever seen a loom at work, or knew any thing of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom must have been a most rude...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1831 - 427 pages
...before turned my thoughts to mechanism, either in theory or practice, nor had seen a loom at work, nor knew anything of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom must have been a most rude piece of machinery. The warp was laid perpendicularly, the reed fell with...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1831
...before turned my thoughts to mechanism, either in theory or practice, nor had seen a loom at work, nor knew anything of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom must have been a most rude piece of machinery. The warp was laid perpendicularly, the reed fell with...
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Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the ...

George Richardson Porter - Sericulture - 1832 - 339 pages
...work, or knew any thing of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom must have been a most rude piece of machinery. The warp was placed perpendicularly ; the reed fell with a force of at least half a hundred weight ; and the springs which threw the shuttle were strong enough...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1835
...first attempts he had to contend with the difficulties which usually beset genius without experience. " As I had never before turned my thoughts to anything...mechanical, either in theory or practice, nor had even seen a loom at work, or knew anything of its construction, you will readily believe that my first...
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History of the cotton manufacture in Great Britain

Edward Baines - Cotton trade - 1835 - 544 pages
...piece of cloth, such as it was, was the produce. As I had never before turned my thoughts to any thing mechanical, either in theory or practice, nor had ever seen a loom at work, or knew any thing of it* construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom was a most rude piece of...
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History of the Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain, Volume 1

Sir Edward Baines - Cotton growing - 1835 - 544 pages
...piece of cloth, such as it was, was the produce. As I had never before turned my thoughts to any thing mechanical, either in theory or practice, nor had ever seen a loom at work, or knew any thing of its construction, you will readily suppose that my first loom was a most rude piece of...
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