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" ... the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man... "
The parliamentary gazetteer of England and Wales.4 vols - Page 261
by England - 1848
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 9

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1828
..."the general advancement of mechanical science, and more particularly the acquirement of that species of knowledge, which constitutes the profession of a civil engineer; being the art of directing tbe great sources of power in nature, for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 39

Civil engineering - 1875
...advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a...of power in Nature for the use and convenience of mnn, as the means rf production and of traffic in states, both for external and internal trade, as...
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 28

Architecture - 1865
...profession of a civil engineer be, as described in the charter of incorporation of the institution, "the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," it might fairly be asked, what other profession played so large a part in developing the material resources...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 64

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1881
...entrusted the design and execution of works tending, in the expressive words of our charter, to direct " the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man." Finally, let me express my thanks to the engineers and others who have kindly furnished me with information,...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 77

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1884
...an engineer, it is enough to say that if tho province of tho engineer is " the art of directing tho great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," there have been very few men in the profession who could show a higher claim to the title. He was probably...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 3

Learned institutions and societies - 1858
...habitations of our subjects, and otherwise smoothing the path of Civilization ; and also being the Arts of directing the great sources of Power in Nature for the use and convenience of man, as the moans of production and of traffic both for external and internal trade, and uiiU-iiully advancing...
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The Literary and educational year book

1859
...advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promot insr the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a...Civil Engineer ; being the art of directing the great sourcFs of power in nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent ..., Volume 21

William Newton - 1865
...profession of a civil engineer be, as described in the Charter of Incorporation of the Institution, " the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man," it might fairly be asked — what other profession played so large a part in developing the material...
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Charter, bye-laws, and list of members

Institution of civil engineers - 1867
...advancement of Mechanical Science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a Civil Engineer, being the art The nature and of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use ' e and convenience...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers;with Abstracts ...

Edited By James Forrest,Assoc.Inst.C.E.,Secretary,The Institution of Civil Engineers - 1868
...Minutes:— " Description of a Civil Engineer, "By THOMAS TREDGOLD, Hon. M. Inst. CE " Civil Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man; being that practical application of the most important principles of natural philosophy which has,...
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