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" It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel... "
NATURAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY - Page 200
by RICHARD GREEN PARKER A.M. - 1856
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Useful Information for Engineers: Being a Series of Lectures

Sir William Fairbairn - Engineering - 1856
...obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the vnnds and...
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Useful information for engineers: being a series of lectures delivered to ...

Sir William Fairbairn - Engineering - 1856 - 376 pages
...obdurate metal like wax before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and...
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Success in Life: A Book for Young Men

1858
...metal like wax before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, — and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.* Another application of...
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The Life of James Watt: With Selections from His Correspondence

James Patrick Muirhead - Inventors - 1858 - 580 pages
...obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a " thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a " bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge " anchors, — cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels " against the fury of the winds and waves. " It would be difficult...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrialists - 1858 - 482 pages
...metal like wax before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, — and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steal into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." Locomotives,...
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THE LIFE OF JAMES WATT

James Patrrick Muirhead - 1859
...obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. and, in all the most material,...
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books

Graduated series - 1859
...masses of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut ateel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1862 - 538 pages
...varied, distributed, and applied1. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin' or rend an oak1, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal', and crush...bauble in the air'. It can embroider muslin' and forge anchors1 ; cut steel into ribbons', and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves1....
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1863 - 538 pages
...oak1, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal', and crush masses of obdurate metal before it1 ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer',...embroider muslin' and forge anchors'; cut steel into ribbons', ant^impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves*. But I perceive, George,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863
...obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbons, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." Notwithstanding the merited...
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