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" I do not say that the time required by the sound to travel through this tube is immeasurably short, but simply that the interval is too short for your senses to appreciate it. To show you that it is a pulse and not a puff of air, I fill one. end of the... "
Sound, 8 lectures - Page 12
by John Tyndall - 1867
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Sound: A Course of Eight Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution of ...

John Tyndall - Sound - 1867 - 335 pages
...of the Fio. 4. flame. I do not say that the time required by the sound to travel through this tube is immeasurably short, but simply that the interval...To converge the pulse upon the flame, the tube was caused to end in a cone. TRANSMISSION OF SOUND THROUGH TUBES. 13 thence through a window into the yard...
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Modern Diabolism: Commonly Called Modern Spiritualism; with New Theories of ...

M. J. Williamson - Spiritualism - 1873 - 401 pages
...the candle, he claims that the candle is extinguished by a sound-wave, and not by a puff of air. " To show you that it is a pulse and not a puff of air,...air without carrying either of them along with it" P. 12. This is inexcusably silly. The books, when clapped together as represented in the engraving,...
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Modern Diabolism: Commonly Called Modern Spiritualism; with New Theories of ...

M. J. Williamson - Spiritualism - 1873 - 401 pages
...he claims that the candle is extinguished by a sound- wave, and not by a puff of air. " To show ywi that, it is a pulse and not a puff of air, I fill...air without carrying either of them along with it" P. 12. This is inexcusably silly. The books, when clapped together as represented in the engraving,...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1880 - 512 pages
...the tube with smoke of brown paper. On clapping the books together, no trace of this smoke is efected from the other end. The pulse has passed through both...smoke and air without carrying either of them along wilh it." — Lectures on Sound, p. 12. As astonished as the reader no doubt is at this quotation,...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1883 - 524 pages
...•asiest thing in the world for this eminent lecturer to assume and announce to his audience that "the pulse has passed through both smoke and air without carrying either >f them along with it," because he knew very well that the most argus-eyed scientific student present...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1880 - 512 pages
...one end of the tube with smohe of brown paper. On clapping the books together, no trace of this smohe is ejected from the other end. The pulse has passed through both smohe and air without carrying either of them along wilh it." — Lectures on Sound, p. 12. As astonished...
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The Microcosm: The Organ of Substantial Philosophy, Volume 8

Philosophy - 1891
...together no trace of this smoke is ejected from the other end. The pulse," concludes the Professor, " has passed through both smoke and air without carrying either of them along with it." Now, I have no wish to be disrespectful, but I can not help asking the simple question — if any sane...
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The Microcosm: The Organ of Substantial Philosophy, Volume 7

Philosophy - 1890
...the distant orifice. The lecturer concluded the experiment by informing his hearers that the pulse passed through both smoke and air without carrying either of them along with it. 'We suppose the lecturer believed what he was saying ; but it is a pity, just for the sake of science...
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The Substantial Philosophy: Eight Hundred Answers to as Many Questions ...

John I. Swander - Religion and science - 1886 - 352 pages
...appreciate it. To show you that it is a pidxc and not a puff of air, I fill one end of the tube m'th smoke of brown paper. On clapping the books together,...air without carrying either of them along with it." — " Lectures on Sound," p. 12, copied " Problem of Human Life," p. 271. pulse which blew out the...
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A Text-book on Sound: The Substantial Theory of Acoustics Adapted to the Use ...

John I. Swander - Sound - 1887 - 236 pages
...appreciate it. To show you that it is a pulse and not a puff of air, I fill one. end of the tube with smoke of brown paper. On clapping the books together,...air without carrying either of them along with it." — " Lectures on Sound," p. 12, copied " Problem of Human Life," p. 271. • pulse - which blew out...
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