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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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Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-volume Literary Education : Essays on ...

Michael Dirda - 2005 - 525 Seiten
...province. And not only knowledge. As James Boswell wrote of one, "I shall never forget Mr. Boulton's expression to me: 'I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — Power.' " But just who were these "Lunatics" who met when the moon was full over Birmingham? In rough order...
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The Human Story: Our History, From the Stone Age to Today

James C. Davis - 2004 - 466 Seiten
...showed a visitor through the factory where they made their engines. Pointing to the busy scene, he said, "I sell here. Sir. what all the world desires to have— POWER." Meanwhile, husinessmen were finding ways to organ ize the process of production. These changes were...
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The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin - 2005 - 256 Seiten
...there was ' Boulton manufactured the revolutionary steam engines of partner James Watt (1736-1819). "I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — Power," he told James Boswell in 1776. See James Boswell, Life of Johnson (Oxford University Press, 1998), 704....
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Speculations on Speculation: Theories of Science Fiction

James E. Gunn, Matthew Candelaria - 2005 - 374 Seiten
...a tour of his famous Soho iron works, and said to Johnson (as quoted in Boswell's Life of Johnson), "I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — POWER." As well as industry, literary and scientific societies prospered. A melancholy thought two centuries...
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The Pocket Book of British Patriotism: The History of Great Britain and the ...

George Courtauld - 2005 - 62 Seiten
...1768 Sir Joshua Reynolds becomes the first President of the Royal Academy 1769 Watt's steam engine: "I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — power!' Mathew Boulton of the Watt Boulton Steam Factory 1770 Gainsborough's 'The Blue Boy' 1770 Botany Bay...
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The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and why We ...

Peter William Huber, Mark P. Mills - 2005 - 214 Seiten
...supplied essential administrative and logistical oversight. THE TWILIGHT OF FUEL AND THE ASCENT OF POWER I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have — POWER. — MATTHEW BOULTON (1776)1 VVHAT MOST FRUSTRATES those who feel passionate about energy is that most...
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A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges ...

Peter Tertzakian - 2006 - 240 Seiten
...the Industrial Age. As Matthew Boulton said to James Boswell, the famed biographer of Samuel Johnson, "I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have, Power." Two hundred years later, our desire for Boulton's sales proposition is stronger than ever. 14 A THOUSAND...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757, Band 1;Bände 1706-1757

Benjamin Franklin - 2007 - 228 Seiten
...there was ' Boulton manufactured the revolutionary steam engines of partner James Watt (1736-1819). "I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have— Power," he told James Boswell in 1776. See James Boswell, Life of Johnson (Oxford University Press, 1998), 704....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 2008 - 997 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...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 work....
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Air Madness: Road's Mistakes Repeated

Cedric Pulford - 2008 - 212 Seiten
...what Matthew Boulton, in partnership with James Watt to make steam engines, said to Boswell in 1776: 'I sell here, sir, what all the world desires to have - power'." (Drive On! 2002) The run-up to the First World War, 1914-18 Beloved monster 9 Aldous Huxley's 1932...
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