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" ... weight was hung to the extremity : a piece of leather was fixed to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took Mr. Chambers, vicar of All Saints,... "
The Astrologer's Magazine, and Philosophical Miscellany - Page 150
1791
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 21

1792
...would fuftain twenty hundred weight ; lifted an oak table fix feet long with his teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity ; a piece of leather was fixed to one ene tor his teeth to hold, two of the feet flood upon his knefs, and he «ˇfed the end with the weight...
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 19

Hunting - 1802
...his teeth, though half a hui dred weight was hung to the ехиГ mity ; a piece of leather was fixa to one end for his teeth to hold two of the feet stood upon knees, and he raised the end wi the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took Mr. Chambers,...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 3

Charles Brockden Brown - 1805
...would sustain twenty hundred weight ; lifted an oak table six feet long with his teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity ; a piece...to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth ; he took...
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A collection of fragments illustrative of the history and antiquities of Derby

Robert Simpson - 1826
...that would sustain 20 cwt. — lifted an oak table six feet long with his teeth, though half a cwt. was hung to the extremity : a piece of leather was...to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took...
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - Anecdotes - 1828 - 636 pages
...would sustain twenty hundred weight; lifted an oak table six feet long with his teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity : a piece...to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1825
...would sustain twenty hundred weight ; lifted an oak table six feet long with his teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity ; a piece...to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took...
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Biographical Sketches of Eccentric Characters

Characters and characteristics - 1832 - 448 pages
...would sustain twenty hundred weight, lifted an oak table, six feet long, with his teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity ; a piece...to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took...
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Biographical Sketches of Eccentric Characters

Characters and characteristics - 1832 - 443 pages
...would sustain twenty hundred weight, lifted an oak table, six feet long, with his teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity ; a piece of leather was fixed to one end for his teeth to hold,two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

1834
...sustain twent .• "hundred weight. He lifted an oak table six fc'et long with lis teeth, though half a hundred weight was hung to the extremity ; a piece...to one end for his teeth to hold, two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took...
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Walks Through Islington: Comprising an Historical and Descriptive Account of ...

Thomas Cromwell - Buildings - 1835 - 412 pages
...Mr. Will. Dixon, Mr. Taylor White, Mr. Willm, Bogdane." — Ex. inform. Henry EUis, Esq. Brit. Mus. a piece of leather was fixed to one end for his teeth to hold : two of the feet stood upon his knees, and he raised the end with the weight higher than that in his mouth. He took...
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