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" I say, if these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of use to mankind, in preserving houses, churches, ships, etc., from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix, on the highest parts of those edifices, upright rods... "
A Textbook in Electricity and Magnetism - Page 34
by Harry C. Kelly - 1941 - 356 pages
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 5

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1837
...its fire it cannot, and the punch is thereby secured from the stroke ; I say, if these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of...to mankind, in preserving houses, churches, ships, &c. from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix, on the highest parts of those edifices, upright...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 32

Electronic journals - 1838
..." If those things are so [/'. <?., 'if the fire of electricity and that of lightning be the same'] may not the knowledge of this power of points be of...of lightning by directing us to fix on the highest points of those edifices upright rods of iron, made sharp as a needle, and gilt to prevent rusting,...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 32

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1894
...says: " If those things are so [ie, 'if the fire of electricity and that of lightning be the same'] may not the knowledge of this power of points be of...of lightning by directing us to fix on the highest points of those edifices upright rods of iron, made sharp as a needle, and gilt to prevent rusting,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

American literature - 1856
...of M. Dalibard in his trial at Marlay, the great philosopher had written : " If these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of...to mankind in preserving houses, churches, ships, &c., from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix on the highest parts of those edifices upright...
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Popular Lectures on Science and Art: Delivered in the Principal ..., Volume 1

Dionysius Lardner - Science - 1846
...fire, it cannot, and the punch is thereby secured from the stroke : / say, if these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of...to mankind in preserving houses, churches, ships, of c., from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to▀x, on the highest parts of those edi▀ces,...
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Popular Lectures on Science and Art, Volume 1

Dionysius Lardner - Science - 1846
...fire, it cannot, and the punch is thereby secured from the stroke : / say, if these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of use to mankind m preserving houses, churches, ships, ┐jc.,from the stroke of lightning, by directiig us to ▀x, on...
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Pharmaceutical Journal: A Weekly Record of Pharmacy and Allied ..., Volume 6

Pharmacy - 1847
...no such effect would follow. Now if the fire of electricity and lightning be the same," he 'adds, " may not the knowledge of this power of points be of...to mankind in preserving houses, churches, ships, &c. from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix on the highest parts of those edifices upright...
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Popular Lectures on Science and Art: Delivered in the Principal ..., Volume 1

Dionysius Lardner - Astronomy - 1849
...fire, it cannot, and the punch is thereby secured from the stroke : I say, if these things are so, may not the knowledge of this power of points be of use to mankind in pifserving houses, churches, s/iips, &fc.,from the stroke of lightning, by direct' ing us to fix, on...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
...conductors, or " lightningrods," for the protection of buildings. " If these things be so," wrote he — " ed, &c., from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix on the highest points of those edifices,...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 36

1850
...conductor:, or " lijjhtiiing roJs," for the protection of buildings. " If these things bo so," wrote he — "May not the knowledge of this power of points be...use to mankind in preserving houses churches, ships, &e., from the stroke of lightning, by directing us to fix on the highest points of those edifices upright...
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