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" The most extraordinary and the best attested instance of enthusiasm existing in conjunction with perseverance is related of the founder of the Foley family. This man, who was a fiddler living near Stourbridge, was often witness of the immense labour and... "
A history of Wednesbury in the county of Stafford [by J.N. Bagnall]. - Page 114
by John Nock Bagnall - 1854
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Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of S. T. Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Critics - 1836 - 266 pages
...sure she will forgive me for putting the question. God bless you and your affectionate ST COLERIDGE. "The most extraordinary and the best attested instance...immense labour and loss of time caused by dividing the rods of iron necessary in the process of making nails. The discovery of the process called splitting,...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine).

1837
...house, as the following brief narrative will certify : — "The most extraordinary and the bestattested instance of enthusiasm existing in conjunction with...Foley family. This man, who was a fiddler living near Stourhridge, was often witness of the immense labour and lose of time caused by dividing the rods of...
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The Mechanic and Chemist: A Magazine of the Arts and Sciences

...injury and prejudice, of another. MECHANICAL ORIGIN OF THE FOLKY FAMILY. THE most extraordinary and best attested instance of enthusiasm, existing in...immense labour and. loss of time caused by dividing the rods of iron necessary in the process of making nails. The discovery of the process called splitting,...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...Economy of Man. The Mechanical Fiddler. One of the most extraordinary and the best attested instances of enthusiasm, existing in conjunction with perseverance, is related of the founder of the F family. This man, who was a fiddler living near Stourbridge, was often witness of the immense labor...
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The Cincinnati Miscellany, Or, Antiquities of the West, and Pioneer History ...

Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1846
...great respect, WM. HENRY HARRISON. Major Gen. GAXO, , Com'g. theO. Militia inservice. * 1'erscvevante. '•The most extraordinary and the best attested instance...conjunction with perseverance, is related of the founder ol the Foley family. This man, who wa= a fiddler, living near Stourbridge, was often witness of the...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1874
...it is said to be taken from Coleridge's letters : — " The most extraordinary and the lest atteited instance of enthusiasm, existing in conjunction with...labour and loss of time caused •by dividing the rods of iron, necessary in the process of making nails. The discovery of the process called splitting,...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 2

1849
...account from a late number of the 'Mining Journal:' — 'The most extraordinary and the best-attested instance of enthusiasm existing in conjunction with...This man, who was a fiddler, living near Stourbridge, frequently witnessed the immense labour and loss of time caused by dividing the rods of iron necessary...
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Proverbs for the People: Or, Illustrations of Practical Godliness Drawn from ...

Elias Lyman Magoon - Conduct of life - 1849 - 272 pages
...practical art and science, as well as in the higher walks of religious enterprise. Coleridge thought that " the most extraordinary and the best attested instance of enthusiasm existing in conjunction with pel-severance, is related 17* of the founder of the Foley family. This man, who was a fiddler, living...
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The shopkeeper's guide

Retail trade - 1853 - 245 pages
...advance to eminence in any line." . . , One of the most extraordinary and the best attested instances of enthusiasm, existing in conjunction with perseverance, is related of the founder of the F family. This man, who was a fiddler, living near Stourbridge, was often witness of the immense labour...
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History of the Iron Trade: From the Earliest Records to the Present Period

Harry Scrivenor - Electronic book - 1854 - 327 pages
...three-quarters square ; all below that size were cut in the splitting-mill,* and it required the hammer to * The most extraordinary and the best attested instance...immense labour and loss of time caused by dividing the rods of iron, necessary in the process of making nails. The discovery of the process called splitting,...
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