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?
He had invented a machine
for the cleaning of the hemp, which, considering the education and circumstances of the inventor, displayed quite as much mechanical genius as Whitney's cotton-gin.
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.
We will break the machines
. And what are you going to do about it?"
"Have you ever seen a reaping machine
?" she said, addressing Darya Alexandrovna.
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
But, in all the experiments made with models at the Adelaide Gallery, it was found that the operation of these fans not only did not propel the machine
, but actually impeded its flight.
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.