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" But these are poor and narrow views of its importance. It has increased indefinitely the mass of human comforts and enjoyments, and rendered cheap and accessible, all over the world, the materials of wealth and prosperity. "
Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Page 220
1819
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The argument of Mr. Edward N. Dickerson

1856
...the steam engine, says a kindred spirit, that fought the battles of Europe, and which now enables us to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are still engaged with countries less oppressed with taxation ; so that upon the slender thread of Watt's prosperity, which...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 785 pages
...productions. It was our improved steam-engine, in short, that fought the hattles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...of our land. It is the same great power which now enahles us to pay the interest of our deht, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are still...
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The elements of political economy. With revisions and additions

Francis Wayland - 1857 - 270 pages
...its productions. It is our improved steam-engine that has fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...greatness of our land. It is the same great power which enables us to pay our national debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are still engaged...
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Conversations on natural philosophy, by the author of Conversations on chemistry

Jane Marcet - 1858
...its productionS. It is our improved steam-engine that has fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...greatness of our land. It is the same great power that now enables us to pay the interest of our debts, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which...
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THE LIFE OF JAMES WATT

James Patrrick Muirhead - 1859
...its productions. It is our improved steamengine that has fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...the arduous struggle in which we are still engaged, [1819], with the skill and capital of countries less oppressed with taxation. But these are poor and...
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The Life of James Watt: With Selections from His Correspondence

James Patrick Muirhead - 1859 - 580 pages
...steam-engine that has fought the battles " of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tre" mendous contest, the political greatness of our land. It is...arduous struggle " in which we are still engaged, [1819], with the skill and " capital of countries less oppressed with taxation. But these " are poor...
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The popular history of England, Volume 7

Charles Knight - 1861
...contest, the political greatness of our land;" — a power which upon the return of peace, " enabled us to pay the interest of our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we were engaged with the skill and capital of countries less oppressed with taxation. " That great power...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 7

Charles Knight - 1861
...imitation ; a power, of which it was said in 1819 that it had '' fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late, tremendous contest, the political greatness of our land ; " — a power which upon the return of peace, " enabled us to pay the interest of our debt, and to...
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...productions. It was our improved steam-engine, in short, that fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...of our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle with the skill and capital of countries less oppressed with taxation. But these are poor and narrow...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...productions. It was our improved Steam-engine, in fihort, that fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...the arduous struggle in which we are still engaged [1819], with the skill and capital of countries less oppressed with taxation. But these are poor and...
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