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Page 51 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 181 - ... or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was : and the spirit shall return unto GOD Who gave it.
Page 51 - But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way : the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.
Page 429 - That their weight, including engine, fuel, water and attendants, may be under three tons. "4. That they can ascend and descend hills of considerable inclination with facility and safety. "5. That they are perfectly safe for passengers. "6. That they are not (or need not be, if properly constructed) nuisances to the public. "7. That they will become a speedier and cheaper mode of conveyance than carriages drawn by horses.
Page 429 - That at this rate they have conveyed upwards of fourteen passengers. " 3. That their weight, including engine, fuel, water, and attendants, may be under three tons. " 4. That they can ascend and descend hills of considerable inclination with facility and safety. " 5. That they are perfectly safe for passengers. " 6. That they are not (or need not be, if properly constructed) nuisances to the public.
Page 308 - In any right-angled triangle, the square which is described upon the side subtending the right angle, is equal to the squares described upon the sides which contain the right angle.
Page 18 - The same letters refer to the same parts in all the figures. AA is the bed of the lathe ; B, a plate fitted so as only to slide lengthways upon the bed ; C, the base of the rest, which is so fitted to the last plate that it can only slide across the bed. By means of these two pieces the rest- Ťan he set in any required position "upon the bed, and.
Page 388 - We know now that the underlying principle is the same as in a mercurial barometer : it is the pressure of the atmosphere on the surface of the water in the well that pushes the water up into the pump.
Page 414 - It appears of little importance, therefore, so far as relates to the engine, whether the requisite amount of friction be spread over a broad surface of tire, or be concentrated to a small point ; but as the wheels, by being too narrow, would have a tendency to bury themselves in every soft or newly-made road, and thus raise a perpetual resistance to their own progress, it actually becomes an advantage to adopt that form which is least injurious to the road. The proprietors who have been examined...
Page 425 - ... ground. This framework goes out through the roof, and its sides are closed with clay and a small quantity of straw kneaded together. A space large enough for a door, and another for a window...

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