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" On the top of some high tower or steeple, place a kind of sentry-box (as in Plate I., Fig. 9), big enough to contain a man and an electrical stand. From the middle of the stand let an iron rod rise and pass bending out of the door, and then upright twenty... "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Page 236
by Benjamin Franklin - 1837
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 32

Science - 1894
...conclusion that lightning and the electrical fire are identical. " To determine the question," he says,* "whether the clouds that contain lightning are electrified or not, I would propose an experiment to be try'd where it may be done conveniently. On the top of some high tower or steeple place a kind of centry...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 32

Electronic journals - 1894
...the clouds that contain lightning are electrified or not, I would propose an experiment to be try'd where it may be done conveniently. On the top of some high tower or steeple place a kind of centry box big enough to contain a man and an electrical stand. From the middle of the stand let an...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1847
...the experiment by which their identity may be demonstrated. His directions are as follows : " On the top of some high tower, or steeple, place a kind of sentrybox, big enough to contain a man and an electrical stand. From the middle of the stand let an iron rod rise...
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Lectures on electricity

William Sturgeon - 1842
...plan of experimenting bears date 1749, and the following description of it is in his own words : " To determine the question whether the clouds that...propose an experiment to be tried where it may be done conveQ niently. On the top of some high tower or steeple place a kind of sentrybox, as in Fig. 77,...
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Popular lectures on science and art: delivered in the principal ..., Volume 1

Dionysius Lardner - Science - 1846
...sudden and terrible mischief? "To determine this question, whether the clouds that contain lightning be electrified or not, I would propose an experiment...high tower or steeple, place a kind of sentry-box, big enough to contain a man and an electrical stand. From the middle of the stand let an iron rod rise,...
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Popular Lectures on Science and Art: Delivered in the Principal ..., Volume 1

Dionysius Lardner - Astronomy - 1849
...sudden and terrible mischief? "To determine this question, whether the clouds that contain lightning be electrified or not, I would propose an experiment to be tried, where it may he done conveniently. On the top of some high tower or steeple, place a kind of sentry-box, big enough...
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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 14

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Learned institutions and societies - 1896
...1749," the following passage occurs : "To determine the question whether the clouds that contais lightning are electrified or not, I would propose an experiment to be tried where it can be done conveniently. On the top of some biii tower or steeple place a kind of sentry-box, big...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - United States - 1864
...attention of European electricians when at last the paper was published. It was given in these words : " To determine the question, whether the clouds that...top of some high tower or steeple, place a kind of sentry box, big enough to contain a man and an electric stand. From the middle of the stand let an...
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Nature, Volume 53

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1896
...from Experiments and Observations made at Philadelphia, 1749," the following jxissage occurs : " To determine the question whether the clouds that...I would propose an experiment to be tried where it can be done conveniently. On the top of some high tower or steeple place a kind of sentry-box, big...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...the identity of electricity and lightning, and had indicated a method of determining the question. " On the top of some high tower or steeple, place a kind of sentry-box, big enough to contain a man and an electric stand. From the middle of the stand let an iron rod rise,...
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