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" ... a mistake, but a benevolent one. It was in the year 1767, as we have mentioned, that Arkwright became acquainted with Kay. In... "
The Results of Machinery: Namely, Cheap Production and Increased Employment ... - Page 80
by Charles Knight - 1831 - 216 pages
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1831
...he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he shewed to his neighbours, and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread" — a mistake, but a benevolent one. It was in the year 1767, as we have mentioned, that Arkwright...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1831
...he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he shewed to his neighbours, and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread" — a mistake, but a benevolent one. It was in the year 1767, as we have mentioned, that Arkwright...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1831 - 427 pages
...recorded,' says Mr Uaines, in his History of Lancashire,f ' that, in the year 17/>3, he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he showed to his neighbours, and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor...
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The Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire;: Being Lives of the Most ...

Hartley Coleridge - Lancashire (England) - 1836 - 732 pages
...he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he shewed to his neighbours, and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread " — a mistake, but a benevolent one. It was in the year 1767, as we have mentioned, that Arkwright...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...Earnshaw, of Mottram, in Cheshire, of whom " it is recorded that, in the year 1753, he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he...apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread," — a mistake, but a benevolent one. From the year 1767, it appears that Arkwright gave himself up...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ...

George Lillie Craik - Education - 1840 - 562 pages
...Earnshaw, of Mottram, in Cheshire, of whom " it is recorded, that in the year 1753, he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he showed to his neighbours, and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1847
...recorded," says Mr. Baines, in his ' History of Lancashire,' "that, in the year 1753, he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he...apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread" — a mistake, but a benevolent one. It was in the year 1767, as we have mentioned, that Arkwright...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1847
...recorded," says Mr. Baines, in his ' History of Lancashire,' "that, in the year 1753, he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he...apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread" — a mistake, but a benevolent one. It was in the year 1767, as we have mentioned, that Arkwright...
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Lives of Northern Worthies, Volume 2

Hartley Coleridge - Lancashire (England) - 1852
...recorded" says Mr. Baines, in his History of Lancashire, t "that in the year 1753, he invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he showed to his neighbours, and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor...
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Knowledge is Power: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society, and ...

Charles Knight - Industrial arts - 1856 - 503 pages
...have no precise account of it, that an apparatus for spinning was erected. A Mr. Lawrence Earnshaw is recorded to have invented a machine in 1753, to...judgment was mistaken. Richard Arkwright, a barber of England, invented in 1769, the principal part of the machinery for spinning cotton, and by so doing...
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