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" In short, it required the strength of two powerful men to work the machine at a slow rate, and only for a short tune. "
The Industrial Revolution - Page 28
by Charles Austin Beard - 1919 - 105 pages
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1824
...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...In short, it required the strength of two powerful inen to work the machine at a slow rate, and only for a short time. Conceiving, in my great simplicity,...
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Historical and Descriptive Anecdotes of Steam-engines, and of ..., Volume 2

Robert Stuart - Inventors - 1829
...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...thrown a Congreve rocket; in short it required the power of two powerful men to work the machine at a sloiy rate only for a short time. Conceiving, in...
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Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the ...

George Richardson Porter - Sericulture - 1832 - 339 pages
...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 to have thrown a Cohgreve rocket ; in short, it required the strength of two powerful men to work the machine at a slow...
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An Address Delivered as the Introduction to the Franklin Lectures, in Boston ...

Edward Everett - Boston (Mass.) - 1832 - 24 pages
...says Mr. Cartwright, was laid perpendicularly, the reed fell with a force of at least half a hundred weight, and the springs which threw the shuttle, were strong enough to throw a congreve rocket." Besides this, it required the strength of two powerful men to work it, and...
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Memoir of Samuel Slater: The Father of American Manufactures

George Savage White - Cotton growing - 1836 - 448 pages
...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...thrown a Congreve rocket ; in short it required the power of two strong men to work the machine at a slow rate only for a short time. Conceiving, in my...
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Memoir of Samuel Slater: The Father of American Manufactures

George Savage White - Cotton growing - 1836 - 448 pages
...perpendicularly, the reed fell with a force of at least half a hundred weight, and the springs which threw I he shuttle were strong enough to have thrown a Congreve rocket; in short it required the power of two strong men to work the machine at a slow rate only for a short time. Conceiving, in my...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 pages
...says Mr Cartwright, ' was laid perpendicularly ; the reed fell with a force of at least half a hundred weight, and the springs which threw the shuttle, were strong enough to throw a congreve rocket.' Besides this, it required the strength of two powerful men to work it, and...
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The cotton fields and cotton factories

Henry Brown (artisan.) - Cotton - 1840 - 80 pages
...fell with the weight 6f at least half a hundred weight, and the spring which threw the shuttle was strong enough to have thrown a congreve rocket. In short, it required the aid of two powerful men to work the machine at a slow rate, and only for a short time. Conceiving,...
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Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Selection ...

Edward Everett - Education - 1840 - 419 pages
...Mr. Cartwright, " was laid perpendicularly ; the reed fell with a force of at least half a hundred weight, and the springs, which threw the shuttle, were strong enough to throw a Congreve rocket." Besides this, it required the strength of two powerful men to work it, and...
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Bulletin of the American Geographical and Statistical Society, Volumes 1-2

American Geographical and Statistical Society - Geography - 1852
...affair. He says, " The warp was placed perpendicularly, the reed fell with at least four hundred pounds weight, and the springs which threw the shuttle were strong enough to have thrown a Congreve Rocket? It required the strength of two powerful men to work the machine at a slow rate, and only for a short...
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