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" The flooring is divided into about twenty compartments or troughs, each about three feet wide, by means of planks placed on their edge. The upper ends of all these troughs (here called canoes) communicate with the canal, and are so formed that water is... "
Travels in the Interior of Brazil,: Particulary in the Gold and Diamond ... - Page 219
by John Mawe - 1812 - 366 pages
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 74

English literature - 1812
...formed that water is admitted into them between two planks that are about an inch separate.— Thro' this opening the current falls about six inches into...instance, sometimes water is required only from one. one corner of the aperture, then the remaining part is stopped : sometimes it is wanted from the centre,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 20

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1812
...between two planks that arc about an inch separate. Through this opening the current falls ajfecnt six inches into the trough, and may be directed to any part tl it, or stopped at pleasure by means of a small quantity of clay. For instance, sometimes water is...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1813
...edge. The upper ends of all thtse troughs (here called canoes) communicate with the canal, and aie •so formed that water is admitted into them between...directed to any part of it, or stopped at pleasure by racans of a small quantity of clay. For instance, sometimes water is required only from one corner...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 2

E. Polehamton - 1815
...through a canal covered with strong planks, on which the cascalhao is laid two or three feet thick. Oil the other side of the area is a flooring of planks,...to any part of it, Or stopped at pleasure by means oi a small quantity of clay* For in. stance, sometimes water is required only from one corner of the...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...between two planks that are about an inch separate. Through this opening the current falls about si inches into the trough, and may be directed to any...instance, sometimes water is required only from one corner ot tM aperture, then the remaining part is stopped ; sometimes it is wanted from the rentre, then the...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 2

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...between two planks that are about an inch separate. Through this opening the current falls about sis inches into the trough, and may be directed to any...pleasure by means of a small quantity of clay. For in. stance, sometimes water is required pnly from one corner of the apt" lure. then the remaining part...
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Travels in South America

William Bingley - South America - 1820 - 346 pages
...so formed that water is admitted into them between two planks that are placed about an inch asunder. Through this opening the current falls, about six...trough, and may be directed to any part of it, or, if necessary, even stopped entirely out by a small quantity of clay. At the lower ends of the troughs...
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Annual Register, Volume 54

Edmund Burke - History - 1821
...with the canal, and are so formed that water is admitted into them between two planks that areaboutan inch separate. Through this opening the current falls...pleasure by means of a small quantity of clay. For in* stance, sometimes water is required only from onecornerol theaperture, then the remaining part...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Wonder - 1821 - 660 pages
...formed that water is admitted into them between two planks about an inch separate from each other. Through this opening the current falls about six inches...at pleasure, by means of a small quantity of clay. Along the lower ends of the troughs a sinull channel is dug, to carry off the water. . On the heap...
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The hundred wonders of the world: and of the three kingdoms of nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Wonder - 1821 - 660 pages
...them between two planks about an inch separate from each other. Through this opening the current fulls about six inches into the trough, and may be directed to any part of it, or stopped at pleasure, by wans of a small quantity of clay. Along the lower ends of the troughs a small channel is dug, to carry...
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