# The Mechanic's Text-book and Engineer's Pocket Guide: Containing a Concise Treatise on the Nature and Application of Mechanical Forces; Action of Gravity; the Elements of Machinery; Rules and Tables for Calculating the Working Effects of Machinery; of the Strength, Resistance, and Pressure of Materials; with Tables of the Weight and Cohesive Strength of Iron and Other Metals

Sampson, 1849 - 403 pàgines

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Pàgina 399 - Whosoever therefore b shall be ashamed of me and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Pàgina 400 - And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Pàgina 399 - Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
Pàgina 265 - And, though the Greek learning grew in credit amongst the Romans, towards the end of their commonwealth, yet it was the Roman tongue that was made the study of their youth : their own language they were to make use of, and therefore it was their own language they were instructed and exercised in.
Pàgina 35 - Find also the area of the triangle, formed by the chord of the segment and the two radii of the sector.
Pàgina 99 - Multiply the square of the diameter of the cylinder in inches by the velocity of the piston in feet per minute, and -divide the product by 6,000 ; the quotient is the number of nominal horses power.
Pàgina 34 - From eight times the chord of half the arc, subtract the chord of the whole arc, and divide the remainder by 3, and the quotient will be the length of the arc, nearly.
Pàgina 383 - ... degree of blame. Without this sacred regard to general rules, there is no man whose conduct can be much depended upon. It is this which constitutes the most essential difference between a man of principle and honour and a worthless fellow. The one adheres, on all occasions, steadily and resolutely to his maxims, and preserves through the whole of his life one even tenor of conduct. The other, acts variously and accidentally, as humour, inclination, or interest chance to be uppermost.
Pàgina 41 - To twice the length of the base add the length of the edge ; multiply the sum by the breadth of the base, and by one-sixth of the height.
Pàgina 203 - The hope of increasing them by any given exertion will often prove a stimulant to industry; but the necessity of acquiring them will in all works of genius convert the stimulant into a narcotic.