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" But to those to whom he more immediately belonged, — who lived in his society, and enjoyed his conversation, it is not, perhaps, the character in which he will be most frequently recalled— most deeply lamented — or even most highly admired. Independently... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 464
1819
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 12

Europe - 1823
...Independently of his great attainments in mechanics, Mr Watt wag an ex. traordinary, and in many respects^ wonderful man. Perhaps no individual in his age possessed...had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and so well. lie had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decoration and ornament - 1819
...matter, and laid a sure foundation for all those future miracles of mechanic power which are to aid and reward the labours of after generations. It is to...had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and so well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

1825
...matter, and laid a sure foundation for all those future miracles of mechanic power which are to aid and reward the labours of after generations. It is to...—had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

1819
...conferred less important benefits on mankind than the inventor of our present steam-engine. This will he the fame of Watt with future generations ; and it...no individual in his age possessed so much and such varitd and exact information, — had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volume 8

1820
...those future miracles of mechanic power which are to aid and reward the labours of after generadons. It is to the genius of one man too that all this is...had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and so well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1820
...universal, but unbounded ; and the fabled inventors of the plough and the loom, who were deified by the gratitude of their rude contemporaries, conferred...had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and so well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 4

Great Britain - 1820
...universal, but unbounded ; and the fabled inventors of the plough and the loom, who were deified by the gratitude of their rude contemporaries, conferred...had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and so well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 6

1820
...will be most frequently recalled — most deeply lamented — or even most highly admired. Independent of his great attainments in mechanics, Mr. Watt •was an extraordinary, and in many respects, • wonderful man. Perhaps no individual in his age possessed so much and -".id varied and exact information,...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 12

Walter Scott - Europe - 1823
...a gift on his kind. The blessing is not only universal, but unbounded ; and the fabled in. ventors of the plough and the loom, who were deified by the...mechanics, Mr Watt was an extraordinary, and in many respectera wonderful man. Perhaps no individual in Jus age possessed so much and such varied and exact...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...or even most highly admired. — Independently of his great train of attainments in the mechanicks, Mr. Watt was an extraordinary, and in many respects...had read so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a prodigious memory, and a certain...
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