Treatise Relative to the Testing of Water-wheels and Machinery: Also of Inventions, Studies, and Experiments, with Suggestions from a Life's Experience

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Page 18 - I will delay no man for lucre or malice, but will conduct myself in the office of an attorney within the courts, according to the best of my knowledge and discretion, and with all good fidelity, as well to the courts, as to my clients. So help me God.
Page 350 - Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away those that had familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land.
Page 181 - I do hereby certify that the foregoing letters patent were delivered to me on the 28th day of April, in the year of our Lord 1825, to be examined; that I have examined the same and find them conformable to law, and I do hereby return the same to the Secretary of State within fifteen days from the date aforesaid, to wit, on this 28th day of April, in the year aforesaid.
Page 351 - Then Saul fell straightway all along on the earth, and was sore afraid, because of the words of Samuel : and there was no strength in him ; for he had eaten no bread all the day, nor all the night.
Page 429 - The most intimate friendship — of what brief and scattered portions of time does it consist ! We take each other by the hand ; and we exchange a few words and looks of kindness ; and we rejoice together for a few short moments ; and then days, months, years intervene, and we have no intercourse with each other. Or if we dwell together for a season, the grave soon closes its gates, and cuts off all further communion...
Page 43 - Of The Friction Of The Apertures Of Spouting Fluids. The doctrine of this species of friction appears to be as follows: "1. The ratio of the friction of round apertures, is as their diameters, nearly; while the quantity expended, is as the squares of their diameters. "2. The friction of an aperture of any regular or irregular figure, is as the length of the sum of the circumscribing lines, nearly; the quantities being as the areas of the aperture, therefore "3. The less the head or pressure, and...
Page 144 - Divide the continued product of the mean effective pressure in pounds per square inch, the length of the stroke in feet,, the area of the piston in square inches, and the number of strokes per minute, by 33,000 ; the result will be the horsepower.
Page 431 - Desirous to know what to think of mesmerism, I for a long time sought for an opportunity of making some experiments in regard to it upon myself, so as to avoid the doubts which might arise on the nature of the sensations which we have heard described by mesmerised persons. M. Desor, yesterday, in a visit which he made to Berne, invited Mr Townshend, who had previously mesmerised him, to accompany him to Neufchatel, and try to mesmerise me. These gentlemen arrived here with the evening courier, and...
Page 429 - We take each other by the hand, and we exchange a few words and looks of kindness, and we rejoice together for a few short moments, and then days, months, years intervene, and we see and know nothing of each other.
Page 426 - Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there will I be in the midst of them,

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