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Page 216 - Stevens1 through the use of a bell metronome. A piece of white card-board is fastened to the instrument in such a way that the pendulum oscillates in front of it. The card-board presents the arc of a circle, the radius of which is equal to the length of the pendulum, scaled in 5 intervals. The position of objective coincidence of the bell-stroke and pendulum, may be ascertained as in Wundt's machine, by slowly moving the pendulum across the dial until the bell sounds. The method of Stevens...
Page 2 - And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein ; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
Page 138 - King-te-chin in the shape of bricks, and as either is a white earth, they offer no visible differences. They are made at different places, in the manner described, by pounding hard rock, but the aspect of the rock is nearly alike in both cases. For one of these two kinds of material the place Kaoling ('high ridge') was in ancient times in high repute, and, though it has lost its prestige since centuries, the Chinese still designate by the name ' Kaoling' the kind of earth which was formerly derived...
Page 357 - Since Resinol has made its appearance they have lost their terror, and to it belongs the blue ribbon. Three cases of the first, two of the second, and one of the third ailments yielded readily, by the use of Resinol, to my own and patients' astonishment, after other remedies had been used in vain for some time.
Page 391 - ... mountains. A marked feature of this district is the high, narrow and long ridge which is near its northwestern border, and which is known in New Jersey as the Blue Mountain, in New York as the Shawangunk Mountain, and in Pennsylvania as the Kittatinny Mountain. The divisions of the Silurian are the Potsdam Sandstone, including the Green Pond Mountain Conglomerate, which is the oldest; and then, in order, the Magnesian Limestone, the Trenton Limestone, the Hudson River Slates, the Oneida Conglomerate,...
Page 390 - SPACE.] The Azoic Formations are the Archaic of Dana, and the Laurentian of Canada ; they are the oldest of the geological series, and are made up of granitic, gneissic, and other crystalline rocks, and contain no fossils. They are the material composing the mountain ranges which extend across the northwestern part of the State, and are known by the names of Ramapo, Warwick, Hamburgh, Pochuck, Schooleys, Mine, Musconetcong, Scotts and other mountains. They extend to and beyond the North River in...
Page 155 - By the wet process the argillaceous chalk is mixed up with a large quantity of water in a circular wash-mill, provided with heavy iron harrows, attached to the horizontal arms of a vertical revolving shaft, to secure a thorough reduction of the more solid particles to an impalpable paste. When a thorough and intimate mixture is thus effected, the semi-liquid mass is conducted away to large, open reservoirs, where it is left to settle. The clear water as it rises to the surface, or as the heavier...

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