The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Volume 31

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Robertson, 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 380 - Majesty is hereby authorised and empowered, if he shall think fit, to grant new letters patent for the said invention for a term not exceeding seven years after the expiration of the first term , any law , custom , or usage to the contrary...
Page 381 - Majesty is hereby authorized and empowered, if He shall think fit, to grant new Letters Patent for the said Invention for a Term not exceeding Seven Years after the Expiration of the first Term...
Page 432 - Smith, with reference to the selection of stone for building the new Houses of Parliament...
Page 445 - The velocity of this wave in channels of uniform depth is independent of the breadth of the fluid, and equal to the velocity acquired by a heavy body falling freely by gravity through a height equal to half the depth of the fluid, reckoned from the top of the wave to the bottom of the channel.
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 255 - With reference to the second branch, viz. the secular and periodical variations, it is observed that — "The progressive and periodical being mixed up with the transitory changes, it is impossible to separate them so as to obtain a correct knowledge and analysis of the former, without taking express account of and eliminating the latter...
Page 8 - ... between the elevations of temperature, and the diminutions of tenacity, constantly increase until we reach 932, at which it is 2.97, and that from this point the ratio of diminution decreases to the limits of our range of trials, 1317, where it is 2,14.
Page 164 - It appears, therefore, that this discovery may be turned to some practical account. It may be taken advantage of in procuring casts from various metals, as above alluded to ; for instance, a copper die may be formed from a cast of a coin or medal, in silver, type metal, or lead, &c., which may be employed in striking impressions in soft metals.

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