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Page 285 - And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: and he saith unto him, Friend, how earnest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants. Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Page 457 - It seems possible, to account for all the phenomena of heat, if it be supposed, that in solids the particles are in a constant state of vibratory motion , the particles of the hottest bodies moving with the greatest velocity, and through the greatest space ; that in fluids and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last, the particles have a motion round their own axes, with different velocities, the particles of elastic fluids moving with the greatest...
Page 560 - It occupies a front of 70 feet; and the niche in which it is excavated, extends about that depth into the hill. This idol is mutilated ; both legs having been fractured by cannon ; and the countenance above the mouth is destroyed. The lips are very large ; the ears long and pendent ; and there appears to have been a tiara on the head. The figure is covered by a mantle, which hangs over it in all parts, and has been formed of a kind of plaster ; the image having been studded with wooden pins in various...
Page 216 - Kshatriyas, wear the thread, and assume the patronymic title. The original .Khas, thus favoured by it, became soon and entirely devoted to the Brahmanical system.* The progress of Islam below daily poured fresh refugees among them. They availed themselves of the superior knowledge of the strangers to subdue the neighbouring tribes of aborigines, were successful beyond their hopes, and, in such a career continued for ages...
Page 457 - ... substances the particles move round their own axes, and separate from each other, penetrating in right lines through space. Temperature may be conceived to depend upon the velocities of the vibrations ; increase of capacity on the motion being performed in greater space; and the diminution of temperature during the conversion of solids into...
Page 457 - The immediate cause of the phenomena of heat then is motion, and the laws of its communication are precisely the same, as the laws of the communication of motion.
Page 457 - Rumford's experiments, the same piece of metal may be kept hot for any length of time ; so that if heat be pressed out, the quantity must be inexhaustible. When any body is cooled, it occupies a smaller volume than before : it is evident, therefore, that its parts must have approached...
Page 507 - If in two large tall cylindrical Vessels of Glass inverted, two little Thermometers be suspended so as not to touch the Vessels, and the Air be drawn out of one of these Vessels, and these Vessels thus prepared be carried out of a cold place into a warm one; the Thermometer in vacuo will grow warm as much, and almost as soon as the Thermometer which is not in vacuo.
Page 507 - ... and easy transmission? And do not the vibrations of this medium in hot bodies contribute to the intenseness and duration of their heat? And do not hot bodies communicate their heat to contiguous cold ones, by the vibrations of this medium propagated from them into the cold ones?