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What I want you to observe is that in Herbert Spencer's definition of 'life' the activity of a machine is included--there is nothing in the definition that is not applicable to it.
Do you seriously believe that that machine has travelled into time?
And there was vastly more romance in being an oyster pirate or a convict than in being a machine slave.
What business had his slave to be marching round the country, inventing machines, and holding up his head among gentlemen?
By means of the rudder, the machine was readily turned in any direction.
eagle' and `owl', and when I wrote `falcon' he was tremendously agitated; and when I began to make an `r' at the end of the word, that machine just bounded.
He was wedged in so tight it was a hard job to get him out, and the machine ain't never worked right since.
No; they on-ly in-hab-it a small por-tion of it just back of the woods," replied the machine.
said Anna with a smile that betrayed that she knew there was something charming in her disquisitions upon the machine that had been noticed by Sviazhsky.
There were hidden machine guns, too, that bothered the colonel considerably.
There smoked and meditated a person in khaki, an engineer, who presently took an interest in Bert's machine.
Capital furnished the factory, the machines, and paid all the expenses.