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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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Walks Through Islington: Comprising an Historical and Descriptive Account of ...

Thomas Cromwell - Buildings - 1835 - 412 pages
...Will. Dixon, Mr. Taylor White, Mr. Willm, Bogdane." — Ex. inform. Henry Ellis, Esq. Brit. Mus. Y 3 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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The Mechanic's Register, Volumes 1-2

Industrial arts - 1838
...would sustain twenty hundred weight. He 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. Though of...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 5

Children's periodicals - 1837
...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 Museum of Remarkable and Interesting Events: Containing Historical and ...

Adventure and adventurers - 1844
...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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Lives of Great and Celebrated Characters of All Ages and Countries ...

1860 - 767 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 Life of William Hutton: And the History of the Hutton Family

William Hutton - Historians - 1872 - 464 pages
...smiling, as all new concerns will, till Whitsuntide, when my uncle took me to Derby to see my friends. 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...
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The Great and Eccentric Characters of the World, Their Lives and Their Deeds ...

Biography - 1877 - 799 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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