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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 222
1819
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...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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Transactions of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, with ..., Volume 5

Illinois State Agricultural Society - 1865
...winds. " It is our improved steam engine that has fought all the recent battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...the political greatness of our land. It is the same power which enaoles us to pay our national debt and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are...
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A Treatise on the Steam-engine in Its Various Applications to Mines, Mills ...

John Bourne (C. E.) - 1868 - 495 pages
...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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The Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture: Annual Report, Volume 5

Missouri. State Board of Agriculture - 1870
...winds. " It is our improved steam engine that has fought all the recent battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...the political greatness of our land. It is the same power which enables us to pay our national debt and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are...
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MINERAL WEALTH OF MISSOURI

1870
...winds. "It is our improved steam engine that has fought all the recent battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained, through the late tremendous contest, the political greatness of our laud. It is the same power which enables us to pay our national debt and to maintain the arduous struggle...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - 1872 - 534 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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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...our improved steam engine that fought the battles of Europe, and exalted and sustained through the tremendous contest the political greatness of our land. It is the same great power which enables us to pay the interest of our debt, and to maintain the struggle with the skill and capital...
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(The British readers). The first (-sixth) reader, ed. by T. Morrison. The ...

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1878
...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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The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...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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German Composition

Hermann Lange - 1883 - 220 pages
...sustained and exalted, through 6 the late tremendous contest, the political greatness of our land. // is the same great power which now enables us to pay the interest of our debt, and to maintain 6 the arduous struggle in which we are still engaged (1819) with the skill ' and capital of countries...
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