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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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Knowledge is Power: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society, and ...

Charles Knight - Industrial arts - 1856 - 503 pages
...have no precise aecount of it, that an apparatus for spinning was erected. A Mr. Lawrence Earnshaw is recorded to have invented a machine in 1753, to...good man, although we are now enabled to show that Ins judgment was mistaken. Richard Arkwright, a barber of England, invented in 1769, the principal...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrialists - 1858 - 482 pages
...Earnshaw, of Mottrnm, 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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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1860
...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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STORIES OF INVENTORS AND DISCOVERERS IN SCIENCE AND THE USEFUL ARTS.

JOHN TIMBS - 1860
...however, been disproved. A Mr. Laurence Earnshaw, of Mottram in Cheshire, in 1753, invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he...generous apprehension that he might deprive the poor of bread.f Arkwright had also turned his attention to mechanics. His first effort was an attempt to discover...
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Stories of Inventors and Discoverers in Science and the Useful Arts: A Book ...

John Timbs - Discoveries in science - 1860 - 376 pages
...however, been disproved. A Mr. Laurence Earnshaw, of Mottram in Cheshire, in 1753, 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 [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865
...Baines, in his " History of Lancashire," vol. ip 115, " 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

Charles Knight - Capitalism - 1866 - 426 pages
...invented a machine, in 1753, to spin and reel cotton at one operation ; which he showed to his neighbours and then destroyed it, through the generous apprehension...now enabled to show that his judgment was mistaken. Eichard Arkwright, a barber of Preston, invented, in 1769, the principal part of the machinery for...
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Samuel Oldknow and the Arkwrights: The Industrial Revolution at Stockport ...

George Unwin - Cotton growing and manufacture - 1924 - 259 pages
...ecliptic, etc., all with the greatest correctness. . . . He likewise, about 1753, invented a machine to spin and reel cotton at one operation, which he showed to his neighbours and then destroyed through the generous but mistaken apprehension that it might take bread...
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