Sentence Examples

  • This engine was the subject of two patents (by R.
  • Bolton, History of the Several Towns, Manors and Patents of Westchester County (New York, 1881), and J.
  • The states-general were silenced and the royal prerogative increased; the royal domains were extended, and the wealth of the crown was augmented; additions were made to the revenue by the sale of municipal charters and patents; and taxation became heavier, since Charles set no limits to the gratification of his tastes either in the collection of jewels and precious objects, of books, or of his love of building, examples of which are the renovation of the Louvre and the erection of the palace of Saint Paul in Paris.
  • But though five firms applied without delay for licences to work under his patents, success did not at once attend his efforts; indeed, of ter several ironmasters had put the process to practical trial and failed to get good results, it was in danger of being thrust aside and entirely forgotten.
  • Of course, patents of such obvious value did not escape criticism, and invalidity was freely urged against them on various grounds.

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