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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Page 222
1819
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The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - 1837 - 472 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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The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - 1837 - 472 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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Historical Eloge of James Watt

François Arago - 1839 - 261 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,...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 steam engine familiarly explained and illustrated; with an historical ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1840 - 350 pages
...productions. " It is • our improved steam engine 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...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 4

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1844
...productions. It was our improved Steam-engine, in short, 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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Gwennap, a descriptive poem

William Francis (of Gwennap.) - 1845 - 80 pages
...waves. It is our improved steam engine that has fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and maintain'd the political greatness of our land. It is the same...which now enables us to pay the interest of our debt. It has increased indefinitely the mass of human Next comes the main-rod in the' order of time, Of large...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 3

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...productions. It was our improved Steamengine, in short, 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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...productions. It was our improved steam-engine, in short, that iought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in ^hich we are still engaged [1819], with the skill and capital of countries less oppressed with taxation....
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The Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 1-2

1850
...steam-engine :— " It is our improved steam-engine that has fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest, the political greatness of our Und. It Is the кате great power that now enables us to pay the interest of our debt, and to maintain...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 pages
...productions. It was our improved steam-engine, in short, 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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