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" ... of clay, however strong and stubborn it may be-, being pressed by the weight of the superincumbent rocks, it will imperceptibly swell and rise up in the level ; and, unless it be continually pared down, or prevented by some means, the level will,... "
Observations on the re-building of London bridge - Page 130
by John Seaward - 1824
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Mechanics magazine

m. salmon - 1832
...weight of the superincumbent rocks, it will imperceptibly swell and rise up in the level ; and, unies» it be continually pared down, or prevented by some...in no great length of time, be entirely choked up." The masonry of the piers was carried up with horizontal and vertical bonds to the springing, where...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

John Knight - Technology - 1833
...however strong and stubborn it may be, being pressed by the weight of the superincumbent rocks, it will imperceptibly swell and rise up in the level...in no great length of time, be entirely choked up." The masonry of the piers was carried up with horizontal and vertical bonds to the springing, where...
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The architect, engineer, and operative builder's constructive manual; or, A ...

Christopher Davy - Foundations - 1839 - 180 pages
...stubborn it may be, being pressed by the weight of the superincumbent rocks, it will by slow degrees swell and rise up in the level ; and, unless it be...in no great length of time, be entirely choked up.* In tunnelling operations this tendency of the soft stratum to swell and rise up is effectually counteracted...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 16

Industrial arts - 1832
...however strong and stubborn it may be, being pressed by the weight of tlie superincumbent rocks, it wilt imperceptibly swell and rise up in the level ; and,...some means, the level will, in no great length of time.be entirely choked up." The masonry of the piers was carried up with horizontal and vertical bonds...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 16

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1832
...however strong and stubborn it may be-, being pressed by the weight of the superincumbent rocks, it will imperceptibly swell and rise up in the level...in no great length of time, be entirely choked up." The masonry of the piers was carried up with horizontal and vertical bonds to the springing, where...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 16

Industrial arts - 1832
...however strong and stubborn it may be, being pressed by the weight of tlie superincumbent rocks, it wilt imperceptibly swell and rise up in the level ; and,...some means, the level will, in no great length of time.be entirely choked up." The masonry of the piers was carried up with horizontal and vertical bonds...
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