Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volumen67

Knight and Lacey, 1857

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Página i - Lords and Commons of England, consider what nation it is whereof ye are and whereof ye are the governors : a nation not slow and dull, but of a quick, ingenious, and piercing spirit, acute to invent, subtle and sinewy to discourse, not beneath the reach of any point the highest that human capacity can soar to.
Página 490 - ... of invaluable information respecting the metals, their production, their treatment, and their applications, to purchase this very cheap volume. We do not, of course, profess to sanction every portion of it ; indeed there are in it statements which we know to be mistaken ; but these are not such as to materially diminish its value. On the Application of Cast and Wrought Iron to Building Purposes.
Página 219 - It is a remarkable result of the latter labor, that no fewer than seventy-seven stars, previously catalogued, are now missing. This, no doubt, is to be ascribed in part to the errors of former observations ; but it seems reasonable to suppose that, to some extent at least, it is the result of changes actually in progress in the Sidereal System.
Página 147 - How not to do it, and you have found out; and with the blessing of Providence upon the harvest (natural, not political), I now dismiss you. All this is true, but the Circumlocution Office went beyond it. Because the Circumlocution Office went on mechanically, every day, keeping this wonderful, all-sufficient wheel of statesmanship, How not to do it, in motion.
Página 219 - ... days. This remarkable fact, and the relation which it appears to bear to certain phenomena of terrestrial magnetism, have attracted fresh interest to the study of the solar surface ; and, upon the suggestion of Sir John Herschel, a photoheliographic apparatus has lately been established at Kew, for the purpose of depicting the actual macular state of the sun's surface from time to time.
Página 147 - Thus, the Reviewer. The Novelist begs to ask him whether there is no License in his writing those words and stating that assumption as a truth, when any man accustomed to the critical examination of a book cannot fail, attentively turning over the pages of " Little Dorrit, " to observe that that catastrophe is carefully prepared for from the very first presentation of the old house in the story; that when Rigaud, the man who is crushed by the fall of the house, first enters it (hundreds of pages...
Página 220 - In this theory all bodies are supposed to consist of atoms, composed of nuclei surrounded with elastic atmospheres. The radiation of light and heat is ascribed to the transmission of oscillations of the nuclei ; while thermometric heat is supposed to consist in circulating currents, or vortices, amongst the particles of their atmospheres, whereby they tend to recede from the nuclei, and to occupy a greater space. From this hypothesis Mr. Rankine has deduced all the laws of thermodynamics, by the...
Página 126 - For ever silent; even if they broke In thunder, silent; yet remember all He spoke among you, and the Man who spoke; Who never sold the truth to serve the hour, Nor palter'd with Eternal God for power; Who let the turbid streams of rumour flow Thro...
Página 64 - Lancaster, cotton spinner, for certain improvements in machinery or apparatus used in the preparation of cotton or other fibrous substances for spinning.
Página 86 - Improvements in apparatus for churning, which apparatus is also applicable to the washing of roots and other substances. Dated Nov. 12, 1856. (No. 2658.) This consists of a vessel for containing the milk (if used as a churn, or the washing liquid of water, if used as a washing machine), so mounted as to enable it to be shaken or agitated in such a way as to cause the fluid Hierein to flow violently backwards and forwards in the vessel.

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