Then, as to the engine itself, it is looked on as mainly an invention of James Watt ; but, in reality, he only improved it. ... Worcester got his notions from Solomon do Cans, an en a#39;ueer in the service of Louis XIII, who, in a wor published in I615, ... Accident and the pranks of idle children come in for shares of merit not less than those of some of the above names; for, ... for instance, sent a light from the cottage fires of the atriarchs, as it does now from chandeliers in festive alls, and thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Chambers' Edinburgh Journal|
|Author||:||William Chambers, Robert Chambers|