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" This kite is to be raised when a thunder-gust appears to be coming on, and the person who holds the string must stand within a door or window, or under some cover, so that the silk ribbon may not be wet; and care must be taken that the twine does not... "
A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases - Page 304
by Edwin James Houston - 1898 - 990 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 22

Early English newspapers - 1752
...within a door, or window, or under fome cover, fo that the filk ribbon may not be wet ; and care muft be taken that the twine does not touch the frame of the door or window. As foon as any of the thunder ciouds come ' over the kite, the pointed wire will Q draw the electric fire...
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Philosophical essays

Richard Lovett - Electricity - 1766 - 525 pages
...within a Door, or Window, or under fome cover, fb that the filk ribbon may not be wet ; and care mufl be, taken that the twine does not touch the frame of the Door or Window. As foon as any of the Thunder Clouds come over the Kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 4

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...holds the string must stand within a door, or window, or under some cover, so that the silk ribband may not be wet; and care must be taken that the twine...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunder-clouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them ; and the...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...holds the string must stand within i door, or window, or under some coyer, so that the silk ribband may not be wet ; and care must be taken that the twine...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunder-clouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them ; and the...
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The gallery of nature and art; or a tour through creation and science ...

Edward Polehampton, John M. Good - Natural history - 1821
...raised when a thunder gust appears to be coming on, and the person who holds the string must btand within a door, or window, or under some cover, so...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunderclouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them ; and the...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1835 - 312 pages
...cover, so that the silk ribbon may not he wet; and eare mnst he taken that the twine does not tonch the frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thnnder elonds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them, and the...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 5

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1837
...where the silk and twine join, a key may be fastened. This kite is to be raised when a thunder-gust appears to be coming on, and the person who holds...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunder-clouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them, and the...
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The New Cabinet of Arts: A Series of Entertaining Experiments in Various ...

T. C. Thornton - Scientific recreations - 1846 - 252 pages
...must stand within a door or window, or under some cover so that the silk ribbon may not be wet ; ani care must be taken that the twine does not touch the...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunderclouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them, and the kite,...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - Statesmen - 1853 - 488 pages
...where the silk and twine join a key may be fastened. This kite is to be raised when a thunder-gust appears to be coming on, and the person who holds...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunder-clouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them, and the...
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Historic Landmarks in the Christian Centuries

Richard Heath - Christianity - 1882 - 347 pages
...and where the silk and twine join a key may be fastened. This kite is to be raised when a thundergust appears to be coming on, and the person who holds...frame of the door or window. As soon as any of the thunder-clouds come over the kite, the pointed wire will draw the electric fire from them, and the...
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