The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 19

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M. Salmon, 1833 - Industrial arts


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Page 26 - ... not particularly describe and ascertain the nature of the said invention, and in what manner the same is to be performed...
Page 404 - I believe them true : They argue no corrupted mind In him : the fault is in mankind. This maxim, more than all the rest, Is thought too base for human breast : " In all distresses of our friends, We first consult our private ends ; While nature, kindly bent to ease us, Points out some circumstance to please us.
Page 156 - IF there be any number of magnitudes, and as many others, which, taken two and two, in a cross order, have the same ratio; the first shall have to the last of the first magnitudes the same ratio which the first of the others has to the last.
Page 240 - ... 8. That as they admit of greater breadth of tire than other carriages, and as the roads are not acted on so injuriously as by the feet of horses in common draught, such carriages will cause less wear of roads than coaches drawn by horses. 9. That rates of toll have been imposed on steam carriages which would prohibit their being used on several lines of road, were such charges permitted to remain unaltered.
Page 457 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Page 187 - ... to buy and sell goods and merchandise by any weights or measures, established either by local custom or founded on special agreement ; provided always, that in order that the ratio or proportion which all such measures and weights shall bear to the standard weights and measures established by this act...
Page 106 - ... have resigned or who have been removed upon charges which it is contended were unjust. If I should sign them it would form a precedent for similar action in the case of certainly hundreds and probably thousands of other men who have been removed, or who have resigned in like manner. From the inquiries I have been able to make, I am inclined to think that in one or two instances among the bills before me, the men may have suffered an injustice in the past ; that in two or three instances it is...
Page 381 - Are there no combination laws ? — None. " To what do you attribute this state of things amongst the American workmen ? — To their superior education, to their moral instruction, and to their temperate habits. " Have you any national system of education ? — We have public schools, supported partly by state funds and partly by bequests. All children have the privilege of attending. " Do they, in point of fact, very generally attend in the manufacturing states?
Page 39 - ... at a much cheaper rate than what are generally called gooseberry bottles. Having got them properly cleaned, and the fruit ready picked, (which should not be too ripe,) fill such of them as you intend doing at one time, as full as they will hold, so as to admit the cork going in, frequently shaking the fruit down whilst filling. When done, fit the corks to each bottle, and stick them lightly in, so as to be easily taken out when the fruit is sufficiently scalded, which may be done either in a...
Page 26 - ... sole working or making of any manner of new manufacture within this realm...

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