Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Mine Proprietors, Engineers, Shipbuilders, Scientists, Capitalists ..., Volume 31

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Perry Fairfax Nursey
Knight and Lacey, 1839


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Page 421 - As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of lamps; it went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning. And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning.
Page 441 - It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in. the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors — cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.
Page 391 - A. Some sins in themselves, and by reason of several aggravations, are more heinous in the sight of God than others.
Page 101 - Where a patent has been granted, and there has been an exclusive possession of some duration under it, the Court will interpose its injunction, without putting the party previously to establish the validity of his patent by an action at law. But where the patent is but of yesterday, and, upon an application being made for an injunction, it...
Page 146 - Blackfriars, for improvements in railroad and other carriages, in wheels for such carriages, and in roads and ways on which they are to travel.
Page 432 - Smith, with reference to the selection of stone for building the new Houses of Parliament...
Page 380 - And whereas it has happened since the passing of the said Act, and may again happen, that parties desirous of obtaining an extension of the term granted in letters patent of which they are possessed, and who may have presented a petition for such purposes in manner by the said recited Act directed, before the expiration of the said term, may nevertheless be prevented by causes over which they have no control from prosecuting with effect their application before the judicial committee of the privy...
Page 164 - ... agency, and the metal procured in a free state. Such results are very conspicuous with copper salts, which metal may be obtained from its sulphate (blue vitriol) by simply immersing the poles of a galvanic battery in its solution, the positive wire becoming gradually coated with copper. This phenomenon of metallic reduction is an essential feature in the action of sustaining batteries, the effect, in this case, taking place on more extensive surfaces. But the form of voltaic apparatus which exhibits...
Page 164 - ... impressions in relief with great fidelity. It is, therefore, evident that this principle will admit of improvement and that casts and moulds may be obtained from any form of copper. " This rendered it probable that impressions might be obtained from those other metals having an electro-negative relation to the zinc plate of the battery.
Page 469 - Paris, may be taken in three or four minutes, will require five or six in May or August, seven or eight in April and September, and so on in proportion to the progress of the season. These are only general data for very bright or strongly illuminated objects, for it often happens that twenty minutes are necessary in the most favorable months, when the objects are entirely in shadow.

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