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" ... and its flexibility, for the prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease, and precision, and ductility, with which it can be varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin or rend an oak, is as nothing to... "
Routledge's every boy's annual - Sivu 255
tekijä(t) edmund rouledge - 1883
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1819
...and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as line as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble...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 to...

The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Nide 5

1825
...rend an oak is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as...embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steel into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. " It would be difficult...

The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The ..., Nide 5

1819
...and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin or rend an oak is аа nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate...thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like n bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steel into ribbands, and impel...

The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the ..., Nide 89,Osa 2

1819
...seal, and crush masses of obdurate netal like wax before it, draw out, without breaking, a thread at fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble...anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vesseU against the fury of the winds and waves. '• It would be difficult to estimate the value of...

Spirit of the English Magazines, Nide 6

1820
...or rend an oak, is nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it , draw out, without breaking, a thread as...ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of winds and waves. It would be difficult to estimate the value of the benefits which tbese inventions...

The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Nide 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...a pin, or rend an oak, is nothing to it. It can. engrave a seal, or crush masses of metal like wax before it — draw out without breaking a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a. ship of war like .1 bauble i'.uo the air; it can embroider imislinj and forge" anchors— cut steel into ribbands, and...

A History of Useful Arts & Manufactures

1822 - 175 sivua
...us nothing to it It can engrave the hide of a thin drinking glass, aiid crush masses of tne hardest metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a spider's, and lift up the largest weights like a bauble in. the air. It can embroider muslin, and...

The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Kirja 4

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 sivua
....distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin or rend an oak is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate...without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steel...

The Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine; and Annals of Philosophy, Nide 1

1824
...rend an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as...embroider muslin, and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves ! " It has increased indefinitely...

The Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...nothing * Swartz of Cologne, 1340. to it. It can engrave a seal, or crush masses of metal like wax before it — draw out, without breaking, a thread...as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble into the air; it can embroider muslin, and forge anchors — cut steel into ribbands, and impel loaded...




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