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" ... when the inhalation is completed, or the lungs filled, the second signal is given for raising the person from the chair. To his own surprise, and that of his bearers, he rises with the greatest facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. On... "
Magazine of Popular Science, and Journal of the Useful Arts - Page 109
1836
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...his bearers, he rises with the greatest facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. When one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the...which he tries to raise is left, as it were, behind. Among the remarkable exhibitions of mechanical strength and dexterity, we may enumerate that of supporting...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1832
...heavier than ;> feather. On several occasions I have observed that when one of the bearers perform* his part ill, by making the inhalation out of time,...seen this experiment, and have performed the part lioih of the load and of the bearer, you can testify how remarkable the effects appear to all parties,...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - World history - 1832
...facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. On several occasions I have observed that when one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the...which he tries to raise is left as it were behind. As j'ou have repeatedly seen this experiment, and have per"ormed the part both of the load and of the...
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encyclopedia americana

FRANCIS LIEBER - 1833
...his bearers, lie rises with the greatest facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. When one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the...which he tries to raise is left, as it were, behind. Among the remarkable exhibitions of mechanical strength and dexterity, we may enumerate that of supporting...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Science - 1834
...greatest facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. On several occasions I have observed when one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the...he tries to raise is left, as it were, behind. As you-have repeatedly seen the expenment and performed the part both of the load and the bearer, you...
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The Saturday Magazine

1835
...facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. " On several occasions I have observed, that when one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the...which he tries to raise is left as it were behind. At Venice, the experiment was performed in a much more imposing manner. The heaviest man in the party...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 6

Periodicals - 1835
...facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. " On several occasions I have observed, that when one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the...the part of the body which he tries to raise is left ns it were behind. At Venice, the experiment was performed in a much more imposing manner. The heaviest...
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The Saturday magazine

1835
...feather. " On several occasions I have observed, that when one of the bearers performs his part ill, uy making the inhalation out of time, the part of the...which he tries to raise is left as it were behind. At Venice, the experiment was performed in a murh more imposing manner. The heaviest man in the party...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...his bearers, he rises with the greatest facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. When one of the bearers performs his part ill, by making the inhalation out of time, the part of thei body which he tries to raise is left, as it were, behind. Among the remarkable exhibitions of...
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The Mechanic's Register, Volumes 1-2

Technology - 1838
...facility, as if he were no heavier than a feather. On several occasions, I have observed that when one of the bearers performs his part ill by making the...left as it were behind. As you have repeatedly seen the experiment, and have performed the part both of the load and the bearer,you can testify how remarkable...
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