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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Page 222
1819
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A Short History of MediŠval and Modern Times: For Colleges and High Schools

Philip Van Ness Myers - 1906 - 438 pages
...Jeffrey in his eulogy of Watt (written in 1819), "which has fought the battles of Europe and exalted and sustained through the late tremendous contest the political greatness of our land." It was the steam engine which created the wealth which England used so lavishly in carrying on the fight...
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General History for Colleges and High Schools

Philip Van Ness Myers - 1906 - 779 pages
...Jeffrey in his eulogy of Watt (written in 1819), "which has fought the battles of Europe and exalted and sustained through the late tremendous contest the political greatness of our land." It was the steam engine which created the wealth which England used so lavishly in carrying on the fight...
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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - 1908 - 781 pages
...improved and support steam-engine that has fought the battles of Europe, and exalted gr eat armies and sustained, through the late tremendous contest,...greatness of our land. It is the same great power which enables us now to pay the interest of our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are...
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Pamphlets on Forestry in New York, Volume 14

Empire State Forest Products Association - 1908
...Review, in 1819. said: '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 now to pay the interest on our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are...
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Europe Since 1815

Charles Downer Hazen - 1923 - 1202 pages
...Francis Jeffrey in the Edinburgh Review in 1819, " 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 now to pay the interest of our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 2

1820
...political greatness of ou' land. It is the same great power wh'™ now enables us to pay the interest "' our debt, and to maintain the arduous struggle in which we are still enp^f '• with the skill and capital of countries less oppressed with taxation. ╗"' these are poor...
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