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  • Though the hill was round-topped, and no more than a hill, still the ascent at last was very steep, and was paved with stones set edgeway in a manner that could hardly have been intended to accommodate wheels.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • Watt describes it as a circular plate of metal, having a spindle fixed across its diameter, the plate being accurately fitted to an aperture in a metal ring of some thickness, through the edgeway of which the spindle is fitted steam-tight, and the ring fixed between the two flanches of the joint of the steam-pipe which is next to the cylinder.

    James Watt

  • Though the hill was round-topped, and no more than a hill, still the ascent at last was very steep, and was paved with stones set edgeway in

    He Knew He Was Right

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