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" ... of arms were able to manufacture without machines forty years ago; and that the cotton now manufactured in the course of one year, in Great Britain, would require, without machines, sixteen millions of workmen with simple wheels. He calculates... "
The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben Percy ... - Page 54
1826
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

...calculates that two hundred hands with machines, now manufacture as much cotton as twenty millions of hands were able to manufacture without machines forty years...machinery, the labour of four hundred millions of workmen ! At some of the cotton mills in Manchester, yarn has been spun so fine as to require 350 banks to...
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Curiosities for the ingenious: selected from the most authentic treasures of ...

Reference - 1822 - 192 pages
...MR. OWEN calculates that two hundred arms, with machines, now manufacture as much cotton as twenty millions of arms were able to manufacture without...machinery, the labour of four hundred millions of workmen ! At some of the cotton-mills in Manchester, yarn has been spun so fine as to require 350 hanks to...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ...

English literature - 1822
...speech, or the means of assisting the distressed Doctor. POWER OF MACHINERY. — Mr. Owen calculates that the quantity of manufactures, of all sorts, at...machinery, the labour of four hundred millions of workmen. ECONOMY. — At the minor theatres of Rome, a recent traveller (Lady Morgan) says that the musicians,...
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The Babbler; or, Weekly literary and scientific intelligencer

1822
...millions of workmen with simple wheels. He calculates fur; ther,that the quantity of manufacturesof all sorts, at present produced by British workmen...machinery, the labour of four hundred millions of workmen ! At some of the cotton-mills in Manchester, yarn has been spun so fine as to require 350 hanks to...
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The bagman's bioscope

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - 1824 - 365 pages
...calculates further, that the quantity of manufactures of all sorts, at present produced by British wojkmen with the aid of machines, is so great, that it would...possess an eminent advantage over common wheels. The yarn on thirty or thirty-six spindles, is all equally twisted and drawn to the same degree of fineness...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Volume 19

Asia - 1825
...would require, without machines, 1 6,000,000 of workmen with simple wheels. He calculates farther, that the quantity of manufactures of all sorts, at...machinery, the labour of four hundred millions of workmen. COMMERCE OF GEORGIA. An official account of the commerce of Georgia, which passes the Custom-house...
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 2

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1825
...would require, without machines, 16,000,000 of workmen with simple wheels. — He calculates farther, that the quantity of manufactures of all sorts, at...without the assistance of machinery, the labour of 400 millions of workmen. MOTION OF THE ELECTRIC FLUID. — It has long been received as a fact that...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...believe for the first time. It is a fine picture, and the likeness excellent. This gentleman calculates, that the quantity of manufactures of all sorts, at...would require, without the assistance of machinery, four hundred millions of workmen. We have been always dubious on numerical investigations, since Dr....
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 2

Industrial arts - 1825
...would require, without machines, sixteen millions of workmen with simple wheels. He calculates farther, that the quantity of manufactures of all sorts, at...present produced by British workmen with the aid of machine*, is so great, that it would require, without tin; assistance of machinery, the labour of four...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Volume 19

Asia - 1825
...would require, without machines, 1 6,000,000 of workmen with simple wheels. He calculates farther, that the quantity of manufactures of all sorts, at present produced by British workmen with tbe aid of machine*, is so great, that it would require, without tbe assistance of machinery, the labour...
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