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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 - 320 pages
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A Manual of Political Economy

Erasmus Peshine Smith - Economics - 1868 - 274 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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Cyclopędia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes: Comprising Interesting ...

Richard Miller Devens - Business - 1868 - 906 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...employed have acquired a flexibility during their exertion—and those to be put into action a stiffening during rest — which renders every change...
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American Political Economy: Including Strictures on the Management of the ...

Francis Bowen - Economics - 1870 - 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,...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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American Political Economy

Francis Bowen - 1870 - 512 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 and practice of banking

James William Gilbart - 1871 - 668 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...it cannot instantly change its employment with full eflFect. The muscles of the limbs employed have acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those...
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The Principles and Practice of Banking, Volume 1

James William Gilbart - Banks and banking - 1873 - 656 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 history, principles and practice of banking, revised by A.S ..., Volume 1

James William Gilbart - 1882 - 510 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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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1885 - 626 pages
...and in all senses whatever more energetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says, " 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 shange slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Memory: What it is and how to Improve it

David Kay - Memory - 1888 - 374 pages
...to what the kind of sensation is to be.2 This will be readily understood 1 " When the human hand or human head has been for some time occupied in any...instantly change its employment with full effect. ... A similar result seems to take place in any change of mental exertion ; the attention bestowed...
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Memory: What it is and how to Improve it

David Kay - Memory - 1888 - 388 pages
...to what the kind of sensation is to be.2 This will be readily understood 1 " When the human hand or human head has been for some time occupied in any...instantly change its employment with full effect. ... A similar result seems to take place in any change of mental exertion ; the attention bestowed...
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