Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volume 17
Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1832 - Industrial arts
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Page 229 - M'Culloch. — A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation. Illustrated with Maps and Plans.
Page 341 - Each robber chief upheld his armed halls, Doing his evil will, nor less elate Than mightier heroes of a longer date. What want these outlaws conquerors should have? But History's purchased page to call them great? A wider space, an ornamented grave? Their hopes were not less warm, their souls were full as brave.
Page 248 - Having now described the nature of my invention, and the manner in which the same is to be performed, I would have it understood that I lay no claim to the various parts...
Page 427 - State in which he had first made and where he had first introduced his machine, and which had derived the. most signal benefits from it, he had received nothing; and from no State had he received the amount of half a cent per pound on the cotton cleaned with his machines in one year. Estimating the value...
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Page 420 - This gave my brother an opportunity of learning the use of tools when very _ young. He .lost no time; but as soon as he could handle tools, he was always making something in the shop, and seemed not to like working on the farm.
Page 425 - Whitney to pay all their debts, and divide something between them. It establishes a precedent which will be valuable as it respects our collections in other States, and I think there is now a fair prospect that I shall in the event realize property enough to render me comfortable, and...
Page 422 - This he carried home, and set himself to work with such rude materials and instruments as a Georgia plantation afforded. With these resources, however, he made tools better suited to his purpose, and drew his own wire, of which the teeth of the earliest gins were made, which...
Page 429 - And then, as to the effect on society, the machine, it is true, operates, in the first instance, on mere physical elements, to produce an accumulation and distribution of property. But do not all the arts of civilization follow in the train?
Page 424 - ... my exertions, and all the money I can earn or borrow, to encompass and complete the business we have undertaken ; and if fortune should, by any future disaster, deny us the boon we ask, we will at least deserve it. It shall never be said that we have lost an object which a little perseverance could have attained. I think, indeed, it will be very extraordinary, if two young men, in the prime of life, with some share of ingenuity, with a little knowledge of the world, a great deal of industry,...