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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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History and Progress of the Steam Engine: With a Practical Investigation of ...

Elijah Galloway - 1829 - 890 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher calls it, infra splueram 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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Stuart's Descriptive History of the Steam Engine

Robert Stuart - 1831 - 378 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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Mechanics' Magazine, and Journal of the Mechanics' Institute, Volume 1

1833 - 426 pages
...or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosophers calleth it, infra tphœram acliritalit, 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 л whole cannon, whereof the end was burst,...
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An Essay of the Nature and Application of Steam: With an Historical Notice ...

M. A. Alderson - 1834 - 200 pages
...sucking it " upwards, for that must be, as the philosophers " call it, infra spheeram activitatis, which is but at " such a distance ; but this way hath...enough, for I have taken " a piece of a whole cannon, where the end was " burst, and filled it three parts full of water, stop" pino and screwing up the...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending ..., Volume 2

Luke Hebert - 1835 - 938 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosopher calleth it ¡nlra Kphavam acltvitatis, 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 touchhole, and making...
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The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending ..., Volume 2

Luke Hebert - 1836 - 942 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosopher calleth it inlra xphtrram actfvttatis, 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 touchhole, and making...
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A Popular and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a General ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1836 - 402 pages
...splueram 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 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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History and Progress of the Steam Engine: With a Practical Investigation of ...

Elijah Galloway - 1836 - 888 pages
...which is but at such a distance. But this way hath no bounder, if the vessels be strong enough; for 1 have taken a piece of a whole cannon, whereof the end was burst, and filled it three-quarters full, stopping and screwing up the broken end, as also the touch-hole, and making a constant fire under it;...
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The Steam Engine Familiarly Explained and Illustrated: With an Historical ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1836 - 386 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be, as the philosopher terms it, infra spseram 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 whole cannon whereof the end was burst, and filled...
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A Popular and Descriptive Account of the Steam Engine: Comprising a General ...

Charles Frederick Partington - 1836 - 390 pages
...drawing or sucking it upwards, for that must be as the philosophers call it, infra sphferam 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 cannou, whereof the...
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