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PÓgina 546 - The proposed alteration runs thus : — "New RULE. — That the rule for admeasurement be as follows:— The length shall be taken on a straight line on deck, from the fore part of the stem to the after part of the stern-post...
PÓgina 344 - The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands ; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands. His hair is crisp, and black, and long, His face is like the tan ; His brow is wet with honest sweat, He earns whate'er he can, And looks the whole world in the face, For he owes not any man.
PÓgina 331 - SCHELLEN'S SPECTRUM ANALYSIS, in its application to Terrestrial Substances and the Physical Constitution of the Heavenly Bodies. Translated by JANE and C. LASSELL; edited, with Notes, by W. HUGGINS, LL.D. FRS With 13 Plates (6 coloured) and 223 Woodcuts. 8vo. price 28s. CELESTIAL OBJECTS for COMMON TELESCOPES.
PÓgina 553 - Every steam ship of which a survey is hereby required shall be provided with a safety valve upon each boiler, so constructed as to be out of the control of the engineer when the steam is up, and, if such valve is in addition to the ordinary valve, it shall be so constructed as to have an area not less and a pressure not greater than the area of and pressure on that valve...
PÓgina 106 - By JOHN H. JELLET, BD, Senior Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin; President of the Royal Irish Academy. 8vo.
PÓgina 325 - It has grown with the growth, and strengthened with the strength of the colony and state.
PÓgina 228 - ... one being the distance of the centre of the plate below the pivot of the needle, and the other its distance from the centre line of the pedestal ; and at this depth and distance in the line of no attraction, already mentioned, the plate is ultimately to be fixed.
PÓgina 258 - This index of refraction is still more materially affected when a body passes from the solid to the liquid, or from the liquid to the gaseous condition...
PÓgina 3 - The stratum of mud is about twelve feet deep ; and, on several occasions, the heaviest pieces, particularly the mortars, became detached from the sling-carts, and were, with great difficulty, by the use of planks and skids, kept from sinking to the bottom. Two hundred and fifty men were barely sufficient to move a single piece, on sling carts. The men were not allowed to speak above a whisper, and were guided by the notes of a whistle.