Mechanics Magazine, Volume 6

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Knight & Lacey, 1827 - Industrial arts

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Page 381 - tis found, Amongst your friends, amongst your foes, On Christian or on Heathen ground ; The flower 's divine where'er it grows ; Neglect the prickles, and assume the rose.
Page 414 - And understood not that a grateful mind By owing owes not, but still pays, at once Indebted and discharged...
Page 491 - A ray of heavenly light, gilding all forms Terrestrial in the vast and the minute; The unambiguous footsteps of the God Who gives its lustre to an insect's wing, And wheels his throne upon the rolling worlds.
Page 539 - There is no art or science that is too difficult for industry to attain to; it is the gift of tongues, and makes a man understood and valued in all countries...
Page 46 - Phalerion, a painter, celebrated for his nervous representation of the awful and the tremendous, exerted his whole talent. But the flights of poetry can seldom bear to be shackled by homely truth, and if we are to receive the fine imagery, that places the summit of this rock in clouds brooding eternal mists and tempests — that represents it as inaccessible, even to a man provided with twenty hands and twenty feet, and immerses its base among ravenous sea-dogs ; — why not also receive the whole...
Page 314 - Merchant, (in consequence of a Communication made to him by a certain Foreigner residing abroad) for an Invention of certain Improvements in the Construction of Locks and other Fastenings.
Page 512 - His highness, that he might not lose the day uselessly, went again, after dinner, to the other side of the city, extending his excursion as far as Vauxhall, beyond the palace of the Archbishop of Canterbury, to see an hydraulic machine invented by my Lord Somerset, Marquis of Worcester. It raises water more than forty geometrical feet, by the power of one man only; and in a very short...
Page 114 - You will perceive that, by means of these weights placed on different parts of the beam, I can learn the weight of any little mass from one grain, or a little more, to the y^^ of a grain.
Page 232 - To avoid this inconvenience and waste, a brewer of the name of Harwood conceived the idea of making a liquor, which should partake of the same united flavours of ale, beer, and two-penny; he did so, and succeeded, calling it entire...
Page 231 - the natural drink of an Englishman; but beer, on the other hand, which is made of malt, hops, and water, is the natural drink of a Dutchman, and of late is much used in England, to the great detriment of many Englishmen.

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