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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 Boston School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy ...

Richard Green Parker - 1839 - 213 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 forge anchors; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the •winds and waves." The power of a steam...

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1839
...wonderful power which "can engrave seals, embroider muslin, forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air," still fewer dreamed or would have believed that a temporary ice-house could be constructed within a...

The steam engine familiarly explained and illustrated; with an historical ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1840 - 350 sivua
...and crush masses of obdurate metal before it — draw out, without break" ing, 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...

The Steam Engine Explained and Illustrated: With an Account of Its Invention ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1840 - 535 sivua
...and crush masses of obdurate metal before it — draw out, without brcak" ing, 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 wind* and " waves. " It would be difficult...

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

Henry Howe - 1840 - 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,...

The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - 1840 - 441 sivua
...of obdurate metal before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer; and lift up a ship of war, like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steele into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. "It would be...

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

George Lillie Craik - 1840 - 562 sivua
...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...

A comprehensive history of the woollen and worsted manufactures, and ..., Nide 1

James Bischoff - 1842
...and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax. It can 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 the most delicate muslin, and forge an anchor, or cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels...

The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Nide 27

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1843
...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.' Nor, while we admire the...

Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Nide 27

1843
...obdurate metal like wax before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer ; and lilt 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.' Nor, while we admire the...




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