Cyclopædia of useful arts & manufactures, ed. by C. Tomlinson. 9 divs, المجلد 9

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الصفحة 1009 - And they did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning work.
الصفحة 952 - Them hath he filled with wisdom of heart to work all manner of work of the engraver. And of the cunning workman and of the embroiderer, in blue and in purple, in scarlet and in fine linen and of the weaver, even of them that do any work and of those that devise cunning work.
الصفحة 969 - From the first appearance of this ground may be dated the origin of the modern pillow lace trade ; but it was not until the beginning of the present century that the...
الصفحة 961 - April, 1785. This being done, I then condescended to see how other people wove ; and you will guess my astonishment when I compared their easy modes of operation with mine. Availing myself, however, of what I then saw, I made a loom in its general principles nearly as they are now made. But it was not till the year 1787, that I completed my invention, when I took out my last weaving patent, August the 1st of that year."/ Dr.
الصفحة 936 - In order to get an abundant supply of visible smoke of a moderate temperature, a fumigator charged with cut brown paper was used. By this means a dense volume of smoke was obtained in a few seconds ; and it conducted itself as in the last-mentioned experiment. On discharging smoke into the inflowing air-current, it was diffused so rapidly that its course could not be traced, but in a short time no smoke was observable in the room. Another experiment was made with a small balloon, charged with carburetted...
الصفحة 983 - ... become common in all the more civilized parts of Europe, but no one has paid much attention to the point as regards cereal crops. Yet it is to be supposed, that if you can double the size of a turnip, or if you can double the size of a rose, or produce a hardy race of any kind from one that is...
الصفحة 973 - In the year 1589 the ingenious William Lee, Master of Arts, of St. John's College, Cambridge, devised this profitable art for stockings (but being despised went to France) ; yet of iron to himself, but to us and others of gold, in memory of whom this is here painted.
الصفحة 983 - GaBrtner, a German writer who has collected all the information it was possible to procure relating to the production of hybrids in the vegetable kingdom, the author declares that, as to experiments on cereal plants, they can hardly be said to have had any existence. The exhibition has, nevertheless, shown us that they have been made, and some examples will tell with what result. I have no very good means here of explaining such...
الصفحة 960 - ... the object had been to substitute for the heavy cards, a sheet of prepared paper punched with given apertures, like the cards of the old machines, but instead of being a series of pieces...

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