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" The vastness and the contrivance of some of the machinery would have "matched his mighty mind." I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me, " I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have — POWER. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Seite 181
von James Boswell - 1821
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English Merchants: Memoirs in Illustration of the Progress of ..., Band 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1866
...' I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me when surveying the works,' adds Boswell. ' " I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have — Power." I contemplated him as an iron chieftain, and he seemed to be a father of his tribe.' t The great works...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 Seiten
...Boulton's expression to me, ' I sell here, «r, whit all the world desires to have — Pow'KB.' He hid about seven hundred people at work. I contemplated him as an iron chieftain, and he «mej to be a father to his tribe. One of them ame to him, complaining grievously of his landlord for...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with A journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1874
...with us ; for it was a scene which I should have been glad to contemplate by his light. The vastness and the contrivance of some of the machinery would...shall never forget Mr. Bolton's expression to me : " I feel here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — Power." He had about seven hundred people at...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Band 7

Charles Knight - 1874
...contrivance of some of the machinery would have matched his mighty mind. I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me, — ' I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have— POWER ! '" * It is unnecessary, for our purpose, that we should pursue the history of the final establishment...
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The War of American Independence 1775-1973

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - 1876 - 246 Seiten
...Boswell a year later saw there about 700 men at work, and noted down Boulton's characteristic words : ' I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have, power.' Our pottery and porcelain manufactures were in their full splendour. Derby ware was dearer than silver....
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Old and New Birmingham: A History of the Town and Its People

Robert Kirkup Dent - 1880 - 626 Seiten
...with us ; for it was a scene which I should have been glad to contemplate by his light. The vastness and the contrivance of some of the machinery would...matched his mighty mind.' I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me, ' I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — POWER. He had...
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The Popular History of England, Bände 5-6

Charles Knight - 1880
...which I should have been glad to contemplate by his light. The vastness and the contrivance •»f some of the machinery would have matched his mighty mind. i shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me, — ' I sell here, tir, what all the world desires to have — Power !...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

1880 - 541 Seiten
...Hector about Johnson's early days, and saw the works of Boulton, Watt's partner, who said to him, " I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have — power. " Thence they went to Lichfield, and met more of the rapidly thinning circle of Johnson's oldest friends....
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Farm and its inhabitants, with some account of the Lloyds of Dolobran

Rachel Jane Lowe - 1883 - 117 Seiten
...works of Mr. Bolton, about two miles from Birmingham, at a place which he has called ' Soho.' . . . I shall never forget Mr. Bolton's expression to me,...Sir, what all the world desires to have — power.' " j Mint there ; Mr. Watts, whose immense general knowledge was the delight of all who knew him, and...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour ..., Band 1

James Boswell - 1884
...with us : for it was a scene which I should have been glad to contemplate by his light. The vastness and the contrivance of some of the machinery would...matched his mighty mind." I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me, " I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have —POWER." He had...
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