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  • ...a 'machine without horses' refers to either the sedan chair or the chain plough, both of which are 'machines' in the archaic sense of the words. The sedan was an enclosed chair for one passenger carried on po ...e title, and the question of the meaning should remain open for investigation. "The Machine without Horses" is also a Scottish Country Dance, attributed by RSCDS to a 1772 publication by London publisher Dav
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