The Emporium of Arts & Sciences, Volume 1

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John Redman Coxe, Thomas Cooper
J. Delaplaine, 1815 - Technology

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Page 502 - Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink and forget his poverty and remember his misery no more.
Page 490 - It ascends me into the brain ; dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery, and delectable shapes; which delivered o'er to the voice, — the tongue, — which is the birth, becomes excellent wit.
Page 490 - A good sherrissack hath a twofold operation in it: it ascends me into the brain, dries me there all the foolish and dull and crudy vapours which environ it, makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes, which delivered o'er to the voice, the tongue, which is the birth, becomes excellent wit.
Page 112 - The heat which the oven acquires in the former operation is always sufficient of itself to light up the new charge ; the combustion of which is accelerated by the atmospheric air that rushes in through the joints of the loose bricks in the doorway. In two or three hours the combustion gets to such a height, that they find it necessary to check the influx of atmospheric air...
Page 113 - ... receptacle similar to a baker's oven, previously brought to a red heat. Here the door is constantly open, and the heat of the oven is sufficient to dissipate all the bitumen, of the coals, the disengagement of which is promoted by frequently stirring with a long iron rake.
Page 7 - ... employed in it, by all the ties of habit and of interest, to their own country ; while foreign trade tends to denationalize the affections of those whose property is dispersed in foreign countries, whose interests are connected with foreign interests, whose capital is but partially invested at the place of their domicil, and who can remove with comparative facility from one country to another. The wise man observed of old, that 'where the treasure is, there will the heart be also ;' and time...
Page 112 - Which is generally quite ofF in 12 hours more ; a few loose stones are then laid on the top of the chimney, and closely covered up with a thick bed of sand or earth. All connexion with the atmosphere is now cut off, and in this situation the whole remains for 12 hours, to complete the operation. The door-way is then opened, and the coaks are raked out into wheelbarrows, to be carted away.

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