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Harper & Bros., 1863 - 403 pages
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Page 254 - Its aliment is coal, wood, charcoal, or other combustibles. It consumes none while idle. It never tires, and wants no sleep. It is not subject to malady when originally well made, and only refuses to work when worn out with age. It is equally active in all
Page 254 - hundreds of horses, it is obedient to the hand of a child. Its aliment is coal, wood, charcoal, or other combustibles. It consumes none while idle. It never tires, and wants no sleep. It is not subject to malady when originally well made, and only refuses to work when worn out with age. It is equally active in all
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Page 321 - could scarcely be more promptly informed. Then, in many cases where distance intervenes not, light can impart at once knowledge, which, by any other conceivable means, could come only tediously, or not at all. For example, when the illuminated countenance is revealing the secret
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Page 322 - Had there been no light, man never could have suspected the existence of the miniature worlds of life and activity which, even in a drop of water, the microscope discovers to him ; nor

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