An outstanding and ingenious work
His masterpiece is a collection of short stories, called The Spinning Room.
The book is in some respects his masterpiece, and its merits are beyond question.
of his masterpiece that the light seems to grow dim.
He became a fellow of the Royal Society in 1837; in 1847 he married; and in 1868, after the completion of his masterpiece, the automatic telegraph, he was knighted.
It possesses many edifices, public and private, which are handsome or elegant, but it has almost nothing to which the memory reverts as a masterpiece of architectural art.