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" When the human hand or the human head has been for some time occupied in any kind of work, it cannot instantly change its employment with full effect The muscles of the limbs employed have acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those to be... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 131
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 387 pages
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Railway Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Volume 2

Railroad engineering - 1834 - 434 pages
...labor is, that time is always lost from changing from one occupation to auoth.T. When the human tiand, or the human head, has been for some time occupied...be put in action, a stiffness during rest — which render« every change slow and unequal in the commencement. A similar result seems to take place in...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 21

Commerce - 1849 - 710 pages
...one operation to another is as obvious in mental processes as in those which are purely mechanical. " When the human hand or the human head has been for...flexibility during their exertion, and those to be put into action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in me commencement...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 21

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana - Commerce - 1849 - 710 pages
...one operation to another is as obvious in mental processes as in those which are purely mechanical. " When the human hand or the human head has been for...flexibility during their exertion, and those to be put into action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 21

Commerce - 1849 - 716 pages
...operation to another is as obvious in mental processes as in those which are purely mechanical. '• \Vhen the human hand or the human head has been for some...flexibility during their exertion, and those to be put into action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement...
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A Manual of Political Economy

Erasmus Peshine Smith - Economics - 1853 - 284 pages
...to it, and for some time he rather trifles than applies to good purpose." Mr. Babbage remarks, that "when. the human hand or the human head has been for...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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A Practical Treatise on Banking, Volume 1

James William Gilbart - Banks and banking - 1856 - 388 pages
...one operation to another is as obvious in mental processes as in those which are purely mechanical. " When the human hand or the human head has been for...flexibility during their exertion, and those to be put into action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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The Principles of Political Economy Applied to the Condition, the Resources ...

Francis Bowen - Economics - 1856 - 588 pages
...hand from one employment to another." " When the human hand, or the human head," adds Mr. Babbage, " has been for some time occupied in any kind of work,...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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The Principles of Political Economy Applied to the Condition, the Resources ...

Francis Bowen - Economics - 1859 - 576 pages
...hand from one employment to another." /" When the human hand, or the human head," adds Mr. Babbage, " has been for some time occupied in any kind of work,...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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The Principles of Political Economy Applied to the Condition, the Resources ...

Francis Bowen - Economics - 1859 - 586 pages
...hand from one employment to another." " When the human hand, or the human head," adds Mr. Babbage, " has been for some time occupied in any kind of work,...limbs employed have acquired a flexibility during then- exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and...
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Cyclopaedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes: Comprising Interesting ...

Richard Miller Devens - Business - 1865 - 462 pages
...this connection, that when the hand or the head has been for some time occupied in any kind of special work, it cannot instantly change its employment with...flexibility during their exertion — and those to be put into action a stiffening daring rest — which renders ervery change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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