Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volume 28

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Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1838 - Industrial arts

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Page 462 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles: halfway down Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems no bigger than his head...
Page 9 - Bradley's discoveries of the aberration of light and the nutation of the earth's axis, the photographic measurement of the heavens, Schwabe's work on the sunspot period, and Mr.
Page i - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Page 214 - ... the squares of the periodic times are as the cubes of the distances from the common centre, the centripetal forces will be inversely as the squares of the distances.
Page 34 - The crank of the axis acts upon the paddles about one-third of their length from their lower ends, on which part of the oar the whole force of the axis is applied. The engine is placed in the bottom of the boat about onethird from the stern, and both the action and reaction turn the wheel the same way.
Page 250 - Surrey, gardener, for his invention of improved apparatus for heating churches, warehouses, shops, factories, hot-houses, carriages, and other places requiring artificial heat, and improved fuel to be used therewith.
Page 160 - ... he takes it with him into a room, and turns a machine enclosed in a cylindrical case, at the top of which is an electrometer, a small fine pith ball : a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment, and his wife by remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length of the wire makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on...
Page 443 - ... and the pump he had erected that serves water to his garden, and to passengers, with an inscription, and brings from a filthy part of the Thames near it a most perfect and pure water.
Page 164 - I fancy when asked to exchange them for metallic ones, many persons would express themselves content, rather " to bear the ills they have, than fly to others which they know not of.
Page 144 - Paris, for a machine called a tiering-machine, upon a new principle, for supplying colours to and to be used by block printers in the printing of cotton, linen, and woollen cloths, silks, paper, and other substances and articles to which block printing is or may be applied without the aid or assistance of a person to tier. — 4th November. — Thomas Bell, of South Shields, manufacturing chemist, for improvements in the manufacture of sulphate of soda, which improvements, or parts thereof, are applicable...

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