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" ... them is sometimes useful, to make them catch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both hands are used, by which means different .parts are played together. — Observe, that the tones are best drawn out when the glasses turn from the ends... "
A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge - Page 49
by Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...fingers should be first a little soaked in water, and quite free from all greasiness ; a little fine chalk upon them is sometimes useful, to make them...that the tones are best drawn out when the glasses tarafrom the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them. " The advantages of this instrument are,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ..

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 610 pages
...quite free from all greasiness ; a little fine chalk upon them is sometimes useful, to make them catch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both...the glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them. The advantages of this instrument are, that its tones are incomparably sweet...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 6

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...and bring out the tone more readily. Different parts may be played together by using both hands; and the tones are best drawn out when the glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them. The advantages of this instrument, says Dr. Franklin, are, that its tones are...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823 - 872 pages
...quite free from all greasiness ; a little fine chalk upon them is sometimes useful, to make them catch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both...that the tones are best drawn out when the glasses lorn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them. " The advantages of this instrument...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 436 pages
...quite free from all greasiness ; a little fine chalk upon them is sometimes useful, to make them catch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both...are played together. — Observe, that the tones are the best drawn out when the glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them....
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 422 pages
...quite free from all greasiness ; a little fine chalk upon them is sometimes useful, to make them patch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both...are played together. — Observe, that the tones are the best drawn out when thg glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them....
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 806 pages
...water, and quite free from all greasiness; a little fine chalk is sometimes useful, to make them catch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both...when the glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, and not when they turn to them. The advantages of this instrument are, that its tones are incomparably...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 414 pages
...water, and quite free from all greasiness; a little fine chalk is sometimes useful, to make them catch the glass and bring out the tone more readily. Both hands are used, by which means different parts axe played together. — Observe, that the tones are best drawn out when the glasses turn from the...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 630 pages
...and bring out the tone more readily. Different ports may be pluyed together by using both hands ; ami the tones are best .drawn out when the glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them. The advantages of this instrument, says doctor Franklin, are, that its tones...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 618 pages
...bring out the tone more readily. Different parts may be played together b'y using both hands ; and die tones are best drawn out when the glasses turn from the ends of the fingers, not when they turn to them. The advantages of this instrument, says doctor Franklin, are, that its tones...
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