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" ... whether the porter or other servant so employed admit one person or twenty, his rest will be equally disturbed. It will also be necessary occasionally to adjust or repair the machine; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making,... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 173
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 387 pages
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Railway Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Volume 2

Railroad engineering - 1834 - 434 pages
...be ne eessary, occasionally, to adjust or repair the machine ; and this will be done much better b; a workman accustomed to machine making than by the...Now, since the good performance and the duration of ma chines depend to a very great extent upon cor reeling, as soon ae it appears, every shake 01 imperfection...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Classical school of economics - 1848 - 622 pages
...seqq. repair the machine; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making, than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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London Labour and the London Poor: Cyclopaedia of the Condition ..., Volume 2

Henry Mayhew - Charities - 1851 - 416 pages
...or repair the machine ; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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London labour and the London poor, Volume 2

Henry Mayhew - 1861 - 582 pages
...or repair the machine ; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon na they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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London Labour and the London Poor: The Condition and Earnings of ..., Volume 2

Henry Mayhew - Charities - 1864 - 596 pages
...repair the machine ; and this can be don« much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making tlian by the person who uses it Now, since the good performance...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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Principles of Political Economy, with Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1870 - 632 pages
...be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making, than by the person who uses it. Isow, since the good performance and the duration of machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1885 - 626 pages
...adjust or repair the machine; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machinemaking, than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the § rompt attention of a workman...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1892 - 628 pages
...or repair the machine ; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making, than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1900 - 506 pages
...or repair the machine; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making, than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend, to a very great extent, upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as it appears, the prompt attention of a workman...
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Science and Reform: Selected Works of Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage - Science - 1989 - 386 pages
...or repair the machine; and this can be done much better by a workman accustomed to machine-making, than by the person who uses it. Now, since the good...machines depend to a very great extent upon correcting every shake or imperfection in their parts as soon as they appear, the prompt attention of a workman...
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