A machine that gets its motive power by pneumatic pressure will produce pretty effects by scientific refinements.
A few years ago the motive power for most manufactures was steam.
At an early date sawmills had been established upon the streams, using the water as motive power.
This was purchased as being exactly the motive power required.
The motive power is supplied by two four-cylinder petrol engines of the Daimler type, each giving 36 h.p.
Culture is the end of life, the spirit of service the motive power.
For a beginning take the possibility of the application of electricity as a motive power in the operation of the railroad.
Of course it is quite impossible that the motive power can be electricity?
Sometimes the motive power of their progress is the reception of truths of science, art, literature, or religion.
Flight does depend on motion, but motion does not depend on motive power.