The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Band 15

M. Salmon, 1849

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Seite 214 - Lordship then reserved leave to the defendant to move to enter the verdict for him if the Court above should be of opinion that the combination of the
Seite 366 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Seite 246 - America, but know that we are alive, that two and two make four, and that the sum of any two sides of a triangle is greater than the third side.
Seite 393 - ... prove of a nature adverse to notions he may have previously formed for himself, or taken up, without examination, on the credit of others. Such an effort is, in fact, a commencement of that intellectual discipline which forms one of the most important ends of all science. It is the first movement of approach...
Seite 27 - It is better, on this account, in graduating the bottle, to make two scratches as represented in the drawing, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the curve : this prevents any future mistake.
Seite 395 - Venus a pea, on a circle of 284 feet in diameter; the earth also a pea, on a circle of 430 feet; Mars a rather large pin's head, on a circle of 654 feet; the asteroids, grains of sand, in orbits of from 1000 to 1200 feet; Jupiter a moderate-sized orange, in a circle nearly half a mile across...
Seite 206 - Man [colonies to be mentioned, if any], and amongst all and every the subjects of us, our heirs and successors, whatsoever and wheresoever, notwithstanding the not full and certain describing the nature or quality of the said invention, or of the materials thereunto conducing and belonging.
Seite 562 - It is the opinion of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that it would be to the honour and advantage of the Navy, and conduce to the general interests of science, if new facilities and encouragement were given to the collection of information upon • scientific subjects by the officers, and more particularly by the medical officers, of Her Majesty's Navy, when upon foreign service...
Seite 523 - Surveyor, for Certain improvements in grates or grids, applicable to sewers, drains, and other similar purposes.
Seite 395 - Uranus a full-sized cherry, or small plum, upon the circumference of a circle more than a mile and a half in diameter. As to getting correct notions on this subject by drawing circles on paper, or, still worse, from those very childish toys called orreries, it is out of the question.

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