Facts about James Nasmyth

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James Nasmyth was a famous Inventor from Scotland, who lived between August 19, 1808 and May 7, 1890. He/she became 81 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by James.

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Famous quotes by James Nasmyth (10)


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"Week by week my orders grew, and the flat of the old mill soon assumed a very busy aspect"
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"Time passed by. I had furnished steam hammers to the principal foundries in England. I had sent them abroad, even to Russia. At length it became known to the Lords of the Admiralty that a new power in forging had been introduced"
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"OUR history begins before we are born. We represent the hereditary influences of our race, and our ancestors virtually live in us"
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"My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children. Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat, to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played"
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"In order to keep pace with the influx of work I had to take on fresh hands"
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"In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture of their printing machines from London, to Manchester. There they found skilled and energetic workmen, ready to carry their plans into effect"
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"In 1854 I took out a patent for puddling iron by means of steam"
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"From a very early period of my life I have derived the highest enjoyment from listening to music, especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition"
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"Everything connected with war and warlike exploits is interesting to a boy"
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"But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry, was Astronomy. There were frequently clear nights when the glorious objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy"


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