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" I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touchhole, and making a constant fire under it ; within twenty-four hours it burst, and... "
Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the ... - Page 11
1840
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A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive, Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - 1815 - 582 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher callelh it, Intrh sph&ram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough ; for, I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst,...
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A Thousand Notable Things on Various Subjects: Disclosed from the Secrets of ...

Thomas Lupton - 1815 - 262 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for thai must be as the philosopher calleth it, intra spharam aclivitalis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 5

1825 - 458 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, tor that must be as the philosopher calleth it, Intm spluuram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and...
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The Cyclopędia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 34

Abraham Rees - 1819 - 754 pages
...aSivitatit, which is but at fuch a diftance. But this way hath no bounder, if the veiiel be ftrong «noagh : for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was buril, and filled it three-quarters full of water, flopping and fcrewing up the broken end, as alio...
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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1822 - 474 pages
...spliaeram aclivitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no boundary, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touch-hole ; and...
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A thousand notable things, embracing a collection of scarce receipts, &c. To ...

Thousand notable things - 1822 - 604 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosopher calleth it, infra spheeram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and...
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 5

William Bengo' Collyer - 1822 - 514 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosophers call it, infra spharam activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no boundary, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the...
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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1822 - 382 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosophers call it, infra splucram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no boundary, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 92, Part 2; Volume 132

1822 - 722 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must he as the philosophers call it, infra sphteram aclivifatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no boundary, if the vessels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the...
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A Descriptive History of the Steam Engine

Robert Stuart - 1824 - 334 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher terms it, infra sphceram activitatis, which is but at such a distance ; but this way hath...whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters full of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touch-hole, and...
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