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Page 50 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now so you must be, Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 158 - ... volts cannot be felt at all. It was also found that the vibrations keep time in some unknown •way with the vibrations of solid matter. Vulcanite is one of the best insulators known, and will entirely stop any ordinary current or discharge, but the stream of sparks between two poles with this current pours through a thick sheet of vulcanite as easily or even with greater ease than through air. It does not perforate it in any way, but passes through it as light passes through glass. All the '...
Page 159 - Should the application of Mr. Tesla's results ever fulfil the bold dreams of scientific imagination, we shall see a social and political change at least as important as that caused by the railway system or the electric telegraph. Most manual labor will become unnecessary, as unlimited power will be avail'"able at every man's hand. Engineering works will be able to be carried out on a far greater scale than has yet been even contemplated, and doubtless a corresponding era of material prosperity will...
Page 157 - ... much change caused by collision with others. This special direction was imparted by means of electricity, and gave us the beautiful phenomena of phosphorescence and radiant matter which are now so well known in these experiments. By means of suitably shaped terminals a stream of molecules is focussed on a given point. If a piece of carbon or platinum is placed at that point it becomes white hot under the bombardment, from identically the same cause which causes a sheet of flame to appear •when...
Page 648 - The second-(central) section includes all the territory between the last named line and an irregular line from Bismarck, ND, to the mouth of the Rio Grande. The third (mountain) section includes all territory between the last-named line and nearly the western borders of Idaho, Utah, and Arizona.
Page 582 - No trust concerning land, except such as may arise or result by implication of law, shall be created or declared unless by an instrument in writing signed by the party or by the attorney of the party creating or declaring the trust.
Page 400 - Turn your astonish'd eyes ; behold yon huge And unhewn sphere of living adamant, Which, poised by magic, rests its central weight On yonder pointed rock ; firm as it seems, Such is its strange and virtuous property, It moves obsequious to the gentlest touch Of him whose breast is pure ; but to a traitor, Tho' even a giant's prowess nerv'd his arm, It stands as fixed as Snowdon.
Page 331 - Tracing paper is made of different qualities and sizes; it is rendered transparent, and qualified to receive ink lines and tinting without spreading. Like tracing cloth, when placed over a drawing already executed, the drawing is distinctly visible through the paper, and may be copied or traced directly by the ink instruments; thus an accurate copy may be made with great expedition.