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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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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 2

1825 - 490 pages
...be, as the philosopher calleth it, infra sphaeram activitatis, (within the sphere of its activity?) 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 Quarterly Review, Volume 32

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1825 - 576 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, infra splixram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough ; for, 1 bave taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst,...
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The Edinburgh Journal of Science, Volume 2

1825 - 616 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, intra sphaeramt 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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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 3

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1825 - 472 pages
...яигкing it upwerdn, tot that must be, as ihe philosofter calletrf • vtT infra ephteram activitatis, which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the veasels be strong enough ; for I have taken a piece of a whole cannon, CM) ч The. 24 MARQUES. ДО...
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Mechanics Magazine, Volume 3

1825 - 486 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, infra spkcsram acticitatis, 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, (14) " The." 24 MARQUIS OF...
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A Course of Lectures on the Steam Engine: Delivered Before the Members of ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1826 - 202 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, infra gphwram activitat'a, 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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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 3

Luke Herbert - 1826 - 408 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calleth it, infra sphteram 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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History of the Steam Engine: From Its First Invention to the Present Time

Elijah Galloway - 1826 - 250 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calls it, infra sphaeram actlvitatis, 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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A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive, Volume 2

Olinthus Gregory - 1826 - 606 pages
...such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be- strong enough ; for, I have taken n piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three quarters lull of water, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touch-hole ; and...
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An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1826 - 356 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosophers call it, infra sph<eram activilatis, 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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