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

George Lillie Craik - 1831
...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." And another application...

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

George Lillie Craik - 1831 - 427 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...embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.' And another application...

The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1831
...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." And another application...

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

George Lillie Craik - 1831 - 427 sivua
...before it, — draw out, without breaking, a 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 impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." And another application...

The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Nide 27

1843
...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.' Nor, while we admire the...

The Literary and Scientific Class Book: Embracing the Leading Facts and ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - 1833 - 318 sivua
...obdurate metal before it,— draw out, without breaking, a thread aa fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider rnuslin and forge anchors, — cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of...

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

1833
...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 ribands,' and impel itself against the...

Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Nide 1

1834
...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 the waves. Such are the achievements...

The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

1834
...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 bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steal into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fory of the wind and waves." — (Jeffrey.)...

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

John Pierpont - 1835 - 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...




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