The Polytechnic Review and Magazine of Science, Literature and the Fine Arts, Том 1

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Сторінка 179 - And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle. And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ.
Сторінка 251 - July 20, inclusive, during which period the wind varied to every quarter, without making any alteration in the air. The sun, at noon, looked as blank as a clouded moon, and shed a rust-coloured ferruginous light on the ground and floors of rooms ; but was particularly lurid and bloodcoloured at rising and setting. All the time the heat was so intense that butchers...
Сторінка 226 - QUI fit, Maecenas, ut nemo quam sibi sortem Seu ratio dederit seu fors objecerit ilia Contentus vivat, laudet diversa sequentes ? " O fortunati mercatores !" gravis annis Miles ait multo jam fractus membra labore.
Сторінка 172 - And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water ; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink. And God was with the lad ; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
Сторінка 314 - case of instruments' consisted of a handsaw, a butcher's knife and a large iron bolt The teeth of the saw being considered too coarse, they went to work, and soon had a set of fine teeth filed on the back. The knife having been whetted keen, and the iron bolt laid upon the fire, they commenced the operation : and in less time than it takes to tell it, the arm was opened round to the bone, which was almost in an instant sawed off; and with the whizzing hot iron the whole stump was so effectually seared...
Сторінка 463 - IT is a thing plainly repugnant to the Word of God, and the custom of the Primitive Church, to have publick Prayer in the Church, or to minister the Sacraments in a tongue not understanded of the people.
Сторінка 317 - Did you ever see such an animal !" This delusion is frequently availed of by the frontiersTABLE OF DISTANCES. men to put off their meanest horses to these deluded travellers for the most enormous prices. On the llth of May we arrived at Independence, after a propitious journey of only thirty-eight days.* We found the town in a thriving condition, although it had come very near being laid waste a few years before by the Mormons, who had originally selected this section of the country for the site...
Сторінка 421 - Sire, within three days we will make our own nitre" — and he kept his word. It would be out of place here to give a detailed account of those chemical affinities on which the artificial manufacture of nitre is dependent. Suffice it to say, that both nitrogen and oxygen, the gaseous materials of saltpetre, exist to an unlimited extent in the atmosphere, and that under some circumstances they unite with lime spontaneously ; thus in old walls...
Сторінка 211 - William ingeniously and ingenuously remarked, that "even if the propeller had the power of propelling a vessel, it would be found altogether useless in practice, because the power being applied in the stern it would be absolutely impossible to make the vessel steer.
Сторінка 263 - The last time the legislature interfered for the protection of archery, was in 1633, when Charles I. issued a commission for preventing the fields near London being so inclosed " as to interrupt the necessary and profitable exercise of shooting.

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