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" One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments relative to the strength of the human frame, which you have yourself seen and admired, is that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest facility, when he is lifted up the instant that his... "
Magazine of Popular Science, and Journal of the Useful Arts - Page 108
1836
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The Medico-chirurgical Review and Journal of Practical Medicine, Volume 17

1832
...assertions made in mixed company many months ago, we have never investigated their truth or fallacy. " One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments...that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest fácility, when he is lifted up the instant that his own lungs and those of the persons who raise him...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...Strength of very strong men, . 400 " Strength of Topham, 800 " The weight of Topbam was about 200 Ibs. One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments relative to the strength of the human frame, is that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest facility, when he is lifted up the instant...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1832
...knowng there was no fire, turned back, nnd he was obliged to be carried to the office. HUMAN STRENGTH. One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments...yourself seen and admired, is that in which a heavy nan is raised with the greatest facility, when ic is lifted up the instant that his own lungs and those...
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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
...statements. The work, it is to be recollected, is addressed in the form of letters to Sir Walter Scott :— One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments...relative to the strength of the human frame, which 1832.] MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT OF you have yourself seen and admired, is that in which a heavy man is raised...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 1

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - Antiques & Collectibles - 1833
...statements. The work, it is to be recollected, is addressed in the form of letters to Sir Walter Scott : ' One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments...lifted up the instant that his own lungs and those of the persons who raise him are inflated with air. This experiment was, I believe, first shown in England...
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encyclopedia americana

FRANCIS LIEBER - 1833
...of very strong men, . 400 " Strength of Topham, ...... 800 " The weight of Topham was about 200 Ibs. One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments relative to the strength of the human frame, is that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest facility, when he is lifted up the instant...
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The People's Magazine, Volume 1

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1834
...and inexplicable experiments relative to the strength of the human frame, says Sir David Brewster, is that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest...lifted up the instant that his own lungs and those of the persons who raise him ore inflated with air. This experiment was. 1 believe, first shown in England...
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Letters on Natural Magic, Addressed to Sir Walter Scott, Bart

Sir David Brewster - Scientific recreations - 1834 - 351 pages
...Ibs. Strength of very strong men . 400 Strength of Topham . . 800 The weight of Topham was about 200. One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments...which you have yourself seen and admired, is that ia which a heavy man is raised with the greatest facility, when he is lifted up the instant that his...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Science - 1834
...Brewster, in one of his letters on Natural Magic, addressed to Sir Walter Scott, relates the following " as one of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments, relative to the strength of the human frame." The experiment was performed in the presence of Sir DB by Major H. who had seen it performed at Venice,...
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The Saturday Magazine

1835
...singular experiment, the cause of which is hitherto unexplained, is given in Dr. Brewster's own words. " One of the most remarkable and inexplicable experiments relative to the strength of the human frame, is that in which a heavy man is raised with the greatest facility, the instant his own lungs, and those...
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