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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 409
by Samuel Maunder - 1853 - 844 pages
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

1832
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...strength, is truly surprising. One of them, measuring 26┐ inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degree ofljghtness which will appear more strongly by contrast...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

Ashbel Green - 1832
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...strength, is truly surprising. One of them, measuring 26J inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degree oflightness which will appear more strongly by contrast...
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EncyclopŠdia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...which these veils are made, weighs four grains and one third ; whilst one square yard of silk gauze weighs one hundred and thirty-seven grains, and one...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - World history - 1832
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...which these veils are made weighs four grains and one third, whilst one square yard of silk gauze weighs one hundred and thirty-seven grains, and one...
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encyclopedia americana

FRANCIS LIEBER - 1833
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...strongly by contrast with other fabrics. One square wil of the substance of which these veils are made, weighs four grains and one third ; whilst one square...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 1

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - Antiques & Collectibles - 1833
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degre? of lightness which will appear more strongly by contrast with other fabrics. One square yard...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51 g´ain, a degree of lighuess which will [appear more strongly by contrast with other fabric╗. One...
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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

John Knight - Technology - 1833
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...and a half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1-51 graine, a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly by contrast with other fabrics....
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal

Slavery - 1833
...╗pinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...truly surprising. One of them, measuring twenty-six anda half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51 grains, a degree of lightness which will appear...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1833
...and spinning their way up to the top. carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...strength, is truly surprising-. One of them, measuring 2GJ by 17 inches, weighed only a grain and a half, a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly...
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