Journal of the Franklin Institute

Pergamon Press, 1891
Vols. 1-69 include more or less complete patent reports of the U. S. Patent Office for years 1825-1859. cf. Index to v. 1-120 of the Journal, p. [415]

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Seite 372 - No, faith, not a jot; but to follow him thither •with modesty enough, and likelihood to lead it : As thus ; Alexander died, Alexander was buried, Alexander returneth to dust; the dust is earth; of earth we make loam : And why of that loam, whereto he was converted, might they not stop a beer-barrel...
Seite 372 - Imperious Caesar, dead and turn'd to clay, Might stop a hole to keep the wind away : O, that that earth, which kept the world in awe, Should patch a wall to expel the winter's flaw ! But soft ! but soft ! aside : here comes the king.
Seite 318 - SEWAGE DISPOSAL WORKS : A Guide to the Construction of Works for the Prevention of the Pollution by Sewage of Rivers and Estuaries. BY W. SANTO CRIMP, M.lNST.CE. FGS, Late Assistant-Engineer, London County Council "Probably the MOST COMPLETE AND REST TREATISE on the subject which has appeared in our language.
Seite 98 - Indian gown, with a sash, silk stockings, and beaver hats men ride in, and carry no other with them, because they escape the wet and dirt, which on horseback they cannot avoid ; whereas, in two or three journeys on horseback, these clothes and hats were wont to be spoiled. Which done, they were forced to have new very often, and that increased the consumption of the manufactures, and the employment of the manufacturers, which travelling in coaches doth no way do.
Seite 161 - The Committee on Science and the Arts constituted by the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, for the promotion of the Mechanic Arts, to whom was referred for examination a Solar Compass, invented by WM.
Seite 98 - Besides, it is a great hurt to the girdlers, sword-cutlers, gunsmiths, and trunk-makers: most gentlemen, before they travelled in their coaches, used to ride with swords, belts, pistols, holsters, portmanteaus, and hat-cases : which, in these coaches, they have little or no occasion for. For, when they rode on horseback, they rode in one suit, and carried another to...
Seite 495 - A TREATISE ON ELECTRO-METALLURGY: Embracing the Application of Electrolysis to the Plating, Depositing, Smelting, and Refining of various Metals, and to the Reproduction of Printing Surfaces and Art- Work, &c.
Seite 52 - In water that is very shallow, compared with the length of the waves, the velocity is nearly independent of the length, and is nearly equal to that acquired by a heavy body in falling through half the depth of the water added to three-fourths ofUie lieight of a, wave.
Seite 80 - SOLICITORS OF PATENTS PHILADELPHIA Forrest Building, 119 South Fourth Street NEW YORK Potter Building, 38 Park Row WASHINGTON Atlantic Building, 928 F Street THE JAMES SMITH WOOLEN MACHINERY COMPANY, Works, 411 to 421 Race St., Philadelphia, Pa.
Seite 419 - in this I find I have not done justice to Mr. T. Sterry Hunt, to whom is exclusively due the credit of having first applied the theory to the so-called oxygen acids and to the anhydrids, and in whose earlier papers may be found the germs of most of the ideas on classification usually attributed to Gerhardt and his disciples."— (Proc.

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