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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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Band 2

James Boswell - 1884
...Vicar of Kensington, 1824. He died I7th Feb., 1847.- -Editor. r. 67. BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON. 275 ae 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." He had...
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Great industries of Great Britain, Band 2

Great Britain - 1884
...by Matthew Boulton, and the latter made the memorable remark which struck his visitor so much — " I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have, POWER " — how little did either of them think what enormous power the world was in process of gaining !...
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Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most ...

Samuel Adams Drake - 1887 - 702 Seiten
...organizer. It was he who said to Boswell in 1776, in reference to his manufacture of steamengines in Soho, " I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have, — POWER." Seven hundred men were at that time working in his factory. But the capital invested by him in the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour ..., Band 2

James Boswell - 1888
...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 b here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — Power." He had about seven hundred people...
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Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most ...

Samuel Adams Drake - 1888 - 702 Seiten
...organizer. It was he who said to Boswell in 1776, in reference to his manufacture of steamengines in Soho, " I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have, — POWER." Seven hundred men were at that time working in his factory. But the capital invested by him in the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Band 3

James Boswell - 1889
...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." He 1 He was Rector of Little Burstead in Essex, in 1797 ; Vicar of St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, 1813; Archdeacon...
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War of American Independence

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - 1889 - 247 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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English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated ..., Band 49

1889
...by the century that has intervened — to the gigantic results of Ericsson's brains and operations: "I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have — power ! " Mr. Ericsson (or Captain, as he is called in New York) was in almost perfect health up to a few...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ... Comprising a Series of His Epistolary ...

James Boswell - 1890 - 526 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, <CI sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — POWER." He had...
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George Square, Glasgow: And the Lives of Those Whom Its Statues Commemorate ...

Thomas Somerville - 1891 - 294 Seiten
...Life of Johnson, " I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me while surveying the works. ' I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have — power? I contemplated him as an iron chieftain : and he seemed to be the father of his tribe." Watt afterwards...
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