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  • Mr. Ogden was distinguished for his eminent attainments in mechanical science, and is entitled to the honor of having first applied the important principle of the expansive power of steam, and of having originated the idea of employing right-angular cranks in marine engines.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 57, July, 1862

  • The river takes here a right-angular sweep, and the city proper is built on the exterior point of the bend, the _fauxbourgs_ extending at each side along the banks.

    A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America

  • Wandering up the High Street, we turned once more into the quadrangle of the University, and mounted a broad stone staircase which ascends square, and with right-angular turns on one corner, on the outside of the edifices.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Complete

  • Wandering up the High Street, we turned once more into the quadrangle of the University, and mounted a broad stone staircase which ascends square, and with right-angular turns on one corner, on the outside of the edifices.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Volume 2.

  • Thence we rambled through his fields, where the right-angular fences, the heaps of pitched stones, the flourishing clover, announced the best husbandry, as well as the most assiduous attention.

    Letters from an American Farmer

  • An Egyptian View visually references the panoramic format of Egyptian hieroglyphics, and the right-angular forms that make in her mid-1960s group of pencil drawings titled

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News

  • The streets are regularly formed upon the right-angular plan which is the favourite in the new settlements, but they are not paved; and though the houses are mostly built of limestone, inexhaustible quarries of which lie in the immediate vicinity of the town, and are of the greatest importance to it and the surrounding neighbourhood, there is nothing in the least degree remarkable or interesting in the appearance of either the streets or the buildings.

    Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago

  • The streets are regularly formed upon the right-angular plan which is the favourite in the new settlements, but they are not paved; and though the houses are mostly built of limestone, inexhaustible quarries of which lie in the immediate vicinity of the town, and are of the greatest importance to it and the surrounding neighbourhood, there is nothing in the least degree remarkable or interesting in the appearance of either the streets or the buildings.

    Country Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago Personal recollections and reminiscences of a sexagenarian

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