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Travels during the years 1787, 1788, & 1789: undertaken more particularly ... - Page 75
by Arthur Young - 1794
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Travels in the Kingdom of France

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1793
...eleclrometer, a fmall fine pith ball; a wire connects with a fimilar cylinder and electrometer in a diftant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking the correfponding...motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correfpondence might be carried on at any. diftance : within and without a beficgcd town,...
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Anthologia Hibernica: Or Monthly Collections of Science, Belles ..., Volume 4

Literature - 1794
...electrometer, a fmall fine pith ball : a wire connects with a iimilar cylinder and electrometer in a diftant apartment, and his wife, by remarking the correfponding...motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correfpondence might be carried on to any diftance within and without a befieged...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 77

Literary Criticism - 1855
...similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by marking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate,...motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on at any distance within and without a besieged...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris - Boys - 1833 - 480 pages
...electromoter in a distant apartment, and his wife by remarking the corresponding motions of the balls, writes down the words they indicate ; from which it appears that he has formed an Alphabet qf Motion. As the length of the conducting wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 28

Industrial arts - 1838
...similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartmen t . and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 28

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1838
...cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motionsof the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect,...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Agriculture - 1893
...similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which, it appears, he has formed an alphabet of motions." The length of the wire was found to make no difference. At Charenton,...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

Science - 1842 - 485 pages
...electrometer in a distant apartment, and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the balls, writes down the words they indicate ; from which it appears that he lias formed an Alphabet of Motion. As the length of the conducting wire makes no difference in the...
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Year Book of Facts in Science and Art

John Timbs - Science - 1846
...similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate...motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on at any distance. Whatever the use may be, the invention...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris - Science - 1847 - 432 pages
...electrometer in a distant apartment, and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the balls, writes down the words they indicate ; from which it appears that he has formed an Alphabet of Motion. As the length of the conducting wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might...
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