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Page 337 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre.
Page 328 - Cannot distinguish your Flags. Come nearer, or make Distant Signals. H. You may communicate by the Semaphore, if you please. J. Stop, or bring to. Something important to communicate. K. Have you any Telegrams or Despatches for me ? I,.
Page 336 - The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, but the ounce is divided differently. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 3 3 scruples = 1 dram . . . dr. or 3 8 drams = 1 ounce . . . oz. or 5 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. or Ib Apothecaries...
Page 92 - ... cross ; then pass the end down through the bight again on the opposite side, from the other end, for one end must be on the top, and the other underneath, as you see in the plate. If both end parts come out at the top it will be a granny's knot.
Page 89 - A BOWLINE KNOT. Take the end of the rope in your right hand, and the standing part in the left — lay the end over the standing part, then with your left hand turn the bight of the standing part over the end part, so as to form a...
Page 336 - Apothecaries. 20 Grains 1 Scruple. 3 Scruples 1 Drachm. 8 Drachms 1 Ounce. 12 Ounces 1 Pound.
Page 335 - MONEY. 4 farthings = 1 penny. 12 pence = 1 shilling. 20 shillings = 1 pound.
Page 335 - Troy Weight 24 grains = 1 pennyweight. 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.