Bramah acknowledges that he took the idea of his celebrated lock from an ancient Egyptian pattern.
Mr. Bramah was perhaps the first to recognize its value and importance.
It was not until 1795 that that powerful modern apparatus—the hydraulic, or hydrostatic, press was patented by Bramah in England.
Go you to Chestnut Street, and get two first-class Bramah locks.
Bramah's press illustrates how the theories of one age often lie dormant, but if true become the practices of a succeeding age.
It is not like shutters and Bramah locks: they are property.
If a woman was to put a Bramah lock on her heart, a skilful man would find his way into it, if he wanted to, I know.
The essential parts of the Bramah's press may be thus briefly described.
The white priests of Bramah gave him all their law, teaching him the language and religion of the dwellers of the five rivers.
The “Bramah Lock” at once denotes the celebrity of the firm.