Cyclopædia of useful arts & manufactures, ed. by C. Tomlinson. 9 divs, المجلد 1

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الصفحة 99 - And the flax and the barley was smitten : for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was boiled. But the wheat and the rye were not smitten ; for they were not grown up.
الصفحة 185 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
الصفحة 169 - The heat in the immediate adjacency is intolerable, and you are drenched by the vapour which impregnates the atmosphere with a strong and somewhat sulphurous smell. The whole scene is one of terrible violence and confusion— the noisy outbreak of the boiling element — the rugged and agitated surface — the volumes of vapour — the impregnated atmosphere — the rush of waters among bleak and solitary mountains. The ground, which burns and shakes beneath your feet, is covered with beautiful crystalizations...
الصفحة 240 - ... and although suspension chains may be useful in the construction in the first instance, they would nevertheless be highly improper to depend upon as the principal support of the bridge. Under every circumstance, I am of opinion that the tubes should be made sufficiently strong to sustain not only their own weight, but, in addition to that load, 2000 tons, equally distributed over the surface of the platform, — a load ten times greater than they will ever be called upon to support.
الصفحة 104 - Change ;' that rain frequently falls when it stands as high as 30 inches, or ' Fair ;' and more particularly in winter, a fine bright day will succeed a stormy night, the mercury ranging as low as 29 inches, or opposite to ' Rain.' It is not so much the absolute height as the actual rising and falling of the mercury, which determines the kind of weather likely to follow.
الصفحة 112 - that the grain is steeped in water and made to germinate ; it is then dried and ground ; after which it is infused in a certain quantity of water, which is afterwards fermented.
الصفحة 162 - After folding the sheets in double leaves, the workman places them vertically, with the edges forming the back of the book downwards, in a concave mould, of such rounded or semi-cylindrical shape as the back of the book is intended to have. The mould for this purpose consists of two parallel upright boards, set apart upon a cradle frame, each having a portion or portions cut out vertically, somewhat deeper than the breadth of the book, but of a width nearly equal to its thickness before it is pressed.
الصفحة 104 - It will be necessary, on returning the form when filled, to accompany it with the following data for reduction. A blank is left for this purpose on the back of the form. " The geographical co-ordinates of the place of observation, viz. latitude and longitude. " The altitude of the cistern of the barometer above the level of the sea, exactly ; if not, as near as it can be obtained. " The internal diameter of the tube of the barometer.
الصفحة 199 - This line can be completely determined by the methods of analysis in respect to a structure of any given geometrical form having its parts in contact by surfaces also of given geometrical forms. And conversely, the form of this line being assumed, and the direction which it shall have through any proposed structure, the geometrical form of that structure may be determined, subject to these conditions ; or lastly, certain conditions being assumed both as it regards the form of the structure and its...
الصفحة 12 - ... feet high, and remained visible all the time. It crossed the Seine below the barrier of La Conference ; and passing thence between the Ecole Militaire and the Hotel des Invalides, was in view of all Paris. The voyagers, satisfied with their experiment, and not wishing to travel farther, agreed to descend ; but' seeing that the wind was carrying them upon the houses of the Rue de Seve, Faubourg St.

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