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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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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being a ..., Nide 2

John Fanning Watson - 1857
...Atlantic in fifteen days; and amidst a long list of other marvels, " engrave seals, forge anchors, and lift a ship of war, like a bauble, in the air," — presenting, in fact, to the imagination, the practicability of labour-saving inventions in endless...

Success in Life: A Book for Young Men

1858
...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...embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.* Another application of...

Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - 1858 - 482 sivua
...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...air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steal into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." Locomotives,...

Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Nide 2

George Lillie Craik - 1860
...it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer; and lift a ship of war like a bawble 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." And another application...

Stories and studies from the chronicles and history of England, by mrs. S.C ...

Anna Maria Hall - 1859
...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 graduated series of reading-lesson books, Kirja 4

Graduated series - 1859
...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...It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut ateel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult...

The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - 1859
...of ob'durate 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 has increased indefinitely...

A School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Embracing the ...

Richard Green Parker - 1859 - 470 sivua
...it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war like a baublo 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." Explain 767. Fig. 109 represents...

A School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, Embracing the ...

Richard Green Parker - 1860 - 470 sivua
...of 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 forgo anchors ; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and...

Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: Being a ..., Nide 2

John Fanning Watson - 1850
...Atlantic in fifteen days; and amidst a long list of other marvels, " engrave seals, forge anchors, and lift a ship of war, like a bauble, in the air," — presenting, in fact, to the imagination, the practicability of labour-saving inventions in endless...




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