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Page 288 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 483 - If two straight lines meeting one another be parallel to two others that meet one another, though not in the same plane with the first two ; the first two and the other two shall contain equal angles.
Page 494 - ... along with from one to three per cent, of their weight of carburet of manganese ; and exposing the crucible to the proper heat for melting the materials which are, when fluid, to be poured into an ingot mould in the usual manner...
Page 124 - All matter appears to be subject to the magnetic force as universally as it is to the gravitating, the electric and the chemical or cohesive forces...
Page 154 - That, in order to complete the general chain of narrow gauge communication from the north of England to the southern coast, any suitable measure should be promoted to form a narrow gauge link from Oxford to Reading, and thence to Basingstoke, or by any shorter route connecting the proposed Rugby and Oxford line with the South- Western Railway.
Page 134 - If it fall obliquely, it will be reflected obliquely in the opposite direction ; and in all cases the angle of incidence will be equal to the angle of reflection. This is the fundamental law of Catoptrics, or reflected light.
Page 301 - with respect to this objection, the question is somewhat new*. Some things are obvious as soon as they are made public ; of others, the scientific world may possess itself by analysis ; some inventions almost baffle discovery. But to entitle a man to a patent, the invention must be new to the world.
Page 122 - The following is the order in which the several divisions of the subject treated of in this section of the author's researches in electricity, succeed one another: — 1. Apparatus required. 2. Action of magnets on heavy glass. 3. Action of magnets on other substances acting magnetically on light. 4. Action of magnets on the metals generally. 5. Action of magnets on the magnetic metals and their compounds. 6. Action of magnets on air and gases. 7. General considerations. In giving an account of the...
Page 299 - The reason wherefore such a privilege is good in law, is, because the inventor bringeth to and for the commonwealth a new manufacture, by his invention, costs, and charges, and, therefore, it is reason that he should have a privilege for his reward, (and the encouragement of others in the like, ) for a convenient time.