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" It can engrave a seal, and crush masses 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. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors, — cut steel into... "
THE LIFE OF JAMES WATT - Sivu 402
tekijä(t) James Patrrick Muirhead - 1859
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1821
...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...embroider muslin, and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the wind and waves. 1 See an interesting account...

The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Nide 9

1826
...crush masses of obdurate metals like wax before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in...embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...

One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry (etc.)

Colin Mackenzie - 1821 - 528 sivua
...sun ; it can draw out, without breaking, a thread an fine as a gossamer, and lift a ship of war Eke a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and wave*." Hi I &.SJ i :; w BNj 5...

A History of Useful Arts & Manufactures

1822 - 175 sivua
...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 forge anchors, — cut steel into thin and narrow stripes, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of th« winds and waves. It. would...

One Thousand Experiments in Chemistry: With Illustrations of Natural ...

Colin MacKenzie - 1822 - 675 sivua
...sun ; it can draw out, without breaking, a. thread as fine as a gossamer, and lift a ship of war Tike a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." The powers of steam are...

The Edinburgh annual register, Nide 12

1823
...crush masses 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...embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...

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

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 sivua
...obdurate metal before it, — draw out, 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 into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...

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

1824
...crush masses 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...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
...draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine 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 vessels against winds and waves." Like most other great inventions, the...

The American Farmer, 1825

John S Skinner - 1825
...nothing to it It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before the sun; it can draw out. without breaking, a thread as fine as a...embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." eyes or hollows.—4th....




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