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NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY - Page 200
by RICHARD GREEN PARKER A.M. - 1856
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Useful Information for Engineers: Being a Series of Lectures

Sir William Fairbairn - Engineering - 1856
...obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the vnnds and...
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Useful information for engineers: being a series of lectures delivered to ...

Sir William Fairbairn - Engineering - 1856 - 376 pages
...obdurate metal like wax before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and...
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Success in Life: A Book for Young Men

1858
...metal like wax before it, draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.* Another application of...
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The Life of James Watt: With Selections from His Correspondence

James Patrick Muirhead - Inventors - 1858 - 580 pages
...obdurate metal before it, draw out, without breaking, a " thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a " bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge " anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels " against the fury of the winds and waves. " It would be difficult...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrialists - 1858 - 482 pages
...metal like wax before it, draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steal into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." Locomotives,...
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THE LIFE OF JAMES WATT

James Patrrick Muirhead - 1859
...obdurate metal before it, draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. and, in all the most material,...
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books

Graduated series - 1859
...masses of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut ateel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Readers - 1862 - 538 pages
...varied, distributed, and applied1. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin' or rend an oak1, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal', and crush...bauble in the air'. It can embroider muslin' and forge anchors1 ; cut steel into ribbons', and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves1....
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1863 - 527 pages
...oak1, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal', and crush masses of obdurate metal before it1 ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer',...embroider muslin' and forge anchors'; cut steel into ribbons', ant^impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves*. But I perceive, George,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." Notwithstanding the merited...
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