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" I shall describe, as nearly as possible, the method which he prescribed. The heaviest person in the party lies down upon two chairs, his legs being supported by the one, and his back by the other. Four persons, one at each leg, and one at each shoulder,... "
Magazine of Popular Science, and Journal of the Useful Arts - Page 108
1836
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1832
...Navy. As Major H. performed it more thnn once in my presence, F shall describe, as nenrly as >ossible, the method which he prescribed. The heaviest person...supported by the one, and his back by the other. Four is i Mills, one lit eacli leg, nnd one at each ihoulder, then try to raise him, nnd they find <is dead...
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The People's Magazine, Volume 1

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1834
...performed in a large party at Venice under the direction of an officer of the American Navy'. As Major H. performed it more than once in my presence, I shall describe us nearly as possible the method which he prescribed. The heaviest person in the party lies down upon...
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The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The 1st ed. of ...

Robert Smith - 1846
...the persons who raise him are inflated with air. The leaviest person in the party lies down upon wo chairs, his legs being supported by the one and his...one at each leg and one at each shoulder, then try o raise him, and find his dead weight to be /ery great, from the difficulty they experience n supporting...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852
...performed in a large party at Venice, under the direction of an officer of the American navy. As Major H. performed it more than once in my presence, I shall...method which he prescribed. The heaviest person in the company lies down upon two chairs, his legs being supported by the one, and his back by the other....
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852
...performed in a larpe party at Venice, under the direction of an officer of the American navy. As Major H. performed it more than once in my presence, I shall...method which he prescribed. The heaviest person in the company lies down upon two chairs, his legs being supported by the one, and his back by the other....
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 48

Education - 1853
...performed in a large party at Venice, under the direction of an officer of the American navy. As Major H. performed it more than once in my presence I shall...down upon two chairs, his legs being supported by one and his back by the other. Four persons, one at each leg, and one at each shoulder, then try to...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 48

Thomas Carlyle - Authors - 1853
...performed in a large party at Venice, under tho direction of an officer of the American nnvy. Ať Major H. performed it more than once in my presence I shall describe a-, nearly aŤ possible the method which he preHcrilwd. The heaviest person in the party lies down...
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Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: secretary to the admiralty ...

Samuel Pepys, John Smith (rector of Baldock.), Baron Richard Griffin Braybrooke, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (3d baron) - Great Britain - 1854
...performed in a large party at Venice, under the direction of an officer of the American navy. As Major H. performed it more than once in my presence, I shall...being supported by the one, and his back by the other. Pour persons, one at each leg, and one at each shoulder, then try to raise him, and they find his dead...
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MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS

1857
...performed in a large party at Venice, under the direction of an officer of the American navy. As Major H. performed it more" than once in my presence, I...method which he prescribed. The heaviest person in the company lies down upon two chairs, his legs being supported by the one, and his back by the other....
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Milledulcia: a thousand pleasant things selected from "Notes and queries"

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1857 - 416 pages
...shall describc as nearly as possible tho method which he prescribed. The heaviest person in the company lies down upon two chairs, his legs being supported...one, and his back by the other. Four persons, one at eash leg, and one at each shoulder, then try to raise him ; and they find his dead weight to be very...
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