Was all his talk about the consciousness and intelligence of machines
merely a prelude to eventual exhibition of this device--only a trick to intensify the effect of its mechanical action upon me in my ignorance of its secret?
They are all labor-saving machines
themselves, every one of 'em.
Its motion was so swift, complex, and perfect that at first I did not see it as a machine
, in spite of its metallic glitter.
And in that day there won't be any destruction of the machines
Anna took a knife and fork in her beautiful white hands covered with rings, and began showing how the machine
Pictures of flying and flying machines
returned to the newspapers; articles and allusions increased and multiplied in the serious magazines.
Then, when we had all imitated the action of the Medical Man, he said: `Now I want you clearly to understand that this lever, being pressed over, sends the machine
gliding into the future, and this other reverses the motion.
Once I worked at my machine
for thirty-six consecutive hours.
Upon this assurance the people came forward with subscriptions to build a second machine
The only propelling force it ever exhibited, was the mere impetus acquired from the descent of the inclined plane ; and this impetus carried the machine
farther when the vanes were at rest, than when they were in motion - a fact which sufficiently demonstrates their inutility ; and in the absence of the propelling, which was also the sustaining power, the whole fabric would necessarily descend.
can lie," said Father Brown; "nor can it tell the truth.
Then he goes up to the machine
and yells out to Ole Iverson, "Hello, partner, let me up there.