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Men of Invention and Industry (1884)
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The Railway [is] now the principal means of communication in all civilized countries. It has enhanced the celerity of time, and imparted a new series of conditions to every rank of life.
This extraordinary metal, the soul of every manufacture, and the mainspring perhaps of civilised society.
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The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised.
December 23, 1812
April 16, 1904
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