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" It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and impel... "
The Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine; and Annals of Philosophy - Sivu 436
1824
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The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - 1830 - 320 sivua
...varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant, that can pick up a pin or rend an oak, is nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war...

The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Nide 2

George Lillie Craik - 1831 - 427 sivua
...accounted miracles and impossibilities. " The trunk of an elephant, it has been finely and truly said, that can pick up a pin, or rend an oak, is as nothing...thread as fine as gossamer, — and lift a ship of warlike a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbands, and...

An Historical and Practical Treatise Upon Elemental Locomotion, by Means of ...

Alexander Gordon - 1832 - 192 sivua
...a machine by the engineer, so as to maintain the power which can " engrave a seal, and crush a mass of obdurate metal like wax before it; draw out without...breaking a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship-of-war like a bauble in the air;" which " can embroider muslin, forge anchors, cut steel into...

The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory of arts ..., Nide 14

1833
...Gordon says and quotes, " so as to maintain the power which can ' engrave a seal, and crush a mass of obdurate metal, like wax before it; draw out without...and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air;' which ' can embroider muslin, forge anchors, cut steel into ribands,' and impel itself against the...

The Guide to Knowledge, Nide 1

William Pinnock - 1833
...to it.. 'It can engrave a seal, and crush ruasses of pbdurate metal lit« wa* — draw out, wilhuut breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and. lift a ship of war like a bub3)Ie .in (the air, — rit 'can eaibroiiler. muslin and forge anchors,— rcul st«el into, ribbons,...

A Treatise Upon Elemental Locomotion, & Interior Communication, Wherein are ...

Alexander Gordon - 1834 - 326 sivua
...a machine by the engineer, so as to maintain the power which can " engrave a seal, and crush a mass of obdurate metal like wax before it ; draw out without...breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship-ofwar like a bauble in the air ; " which " can embroider muslin, forge anchors, cut steel into...

The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

1834
...varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin, or rend an oakj is •aS nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it; draw out without breaking a thread as tine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war like a...

Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1834
...its force and its flexibility. The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin, or rend an oak, is nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metals like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship...

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

John Pierpont - 1835 - 480 sivua
...defiance. By his admirable contrivances, and those of a kindred and lamented genius in America,* it has become a thing stupendous alike for its force and...engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war...

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

John Pierpont - 1835 - 480 sivua
...prodigious power which it can exert, and the ease and precision and ductility with which it can he varied, distributed, and applied. The trunk of an...engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war...




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