Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volume 27
Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1837 - Industrial arts
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Page 171 - As to any remuneration, you may think my songs either above or below price ; for they shall absolutely be the one or the other. In the honest enthusiasm with which I embark in your undertaking, to talk of money, wages, fee, hire, &c. would be downright prostitution of soul ! A proof of each of the songs that I compose or amend, I shall receive as a favour.
Page 132 - One of these is the proposition that any two sides of a triangle are greater than the third side.
Page 251 - Revenue alone ; and to whom several Petitions were referred; and who were empowered to report the MINUTES OF EVIDENCE taken before them to The House; -HAVE considered the Matters to them referred, and agreed to the following REPORT : The...
Page 128 - Glasgow, merchant, and John Gibson, of the same city, throwster, for a new or improved process or manufacture of silk, and silk in combination with certain other fibrous substances.
Page 262 - The immense machine which suspended us between " heaven and earth," whilst it appeared to b* 2C2 ЛП. COGKINtí's PARACHUTE. forced upwards with terrific violence and rapidity through unknown and untravelled regions, amidst the bowlings of a fearful hurricane, rolled about as though revelling in a freedom for which it had long struggled, but of which until that moment it had been kept in absolute ignorance.
Page 48 - When a person is placed," says he, "in condensed air, he breathes with a new facility; he feels as if the capacity of his lungs was enlarged ; his respirations become deeper and less frequent; he experiences, in the course of a short time, an agreeable glow in his chest, as if the pulmonary cells were becoming dilated with an elastic spirit, while the whole frame receives, at each inspiration, fresh vital impulsion. The functions...
Page 346 - ... 30 years reduce this to half a degree, 50 years to one third, and 100 years to one quarter of a degree. Before leaving this part of the subject, it may be well to point out that, while no period is too long for obtaining a good average, yet a secular change may be occurring, and hence the present average is not of necessity the mean value of the whole period. If we were fortunate enough to have very long observations, it would be necessary to divide them into two or more...
Page 128 - Middlesex, gentleman; in consequence of a communication made to him by a certain foreigner residing abroad, for certain improvements in steam-engines.
Page 263 - It shall be covered with velvet red, And cloths of fine gold all about your head, With damask white and azure blue, Well diapered with lilies new. Tour pommels shall be ended with gold, Your chains enamelled many a fold, Your mantle of rich degree, Purple pall and ermine free.