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" As described to me, it resembled pretty much our common clocks and clock cases, but less ; for it was not above four feet in height, and of a proportionable breadth. There was a dial-plate at top with figures of the hours. The index was turned by a piece... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 125
1815
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The Cabinet: Or, Monthly Report of Polite Literature, Volume 4

1808
...four feet in height, and of a proportionable breadth. There was a dial-plate at top, with figures of the hours. The inde^x was turned by a piece of wood,...room where he lay, and he took care every morning to suppy it with its proper quantity of water; and the family upon occasion would go to see what was the...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 5, Part 1

1809
...four feet in height, and of a proportionable breadth. There was a dial plate at top, with figures of the hours. The index was turned by a piece of wood,...morning to supply it with its proper quantity of water ; and the family upon occasion would go to see what was the hour by it. It was left in the house long...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...four feet in height, and of a proportionable breadth There was a dial-plate at top with figures of the hours. The index was turned by a piece of wood,...lay, and he took care every morning to supply it with ita proper quantity of water ; and the family, upon occasion, would go to see what was the hour by...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809
...proportionable breadth. There was a c'ial-plate at top with figures of the hours. The index was turned by apiece of wood, which either fell or rose by water dropping....morning to supply it with its proper quantity of water ; and the family, upon occasion, would go to see what was the hour by it. It was left in the house...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 4

1811
...feet in heighth, and of a proportionable breadth. There was a dial plate at the top, with figures of the hours. The index was turned by a piece of wood,...morning to supply it with its proper quantity of water; and the family upon occasion would go to see what was the hour by it. It was left in the house long...
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The Pocket Magazine of Classics and Polite Literature, Volume 1

1818
...of a proportionable breadth. There was a dialplate at top, with figures of the hours. The index wa* turned by a piece of wood, which either fell or rose by water droppmg. This stood in the room where he. lay, and he took care every morning to supply it with its...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 4

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1822
...four feet in height, and of a proportionable breadth. There was a dial plate at top with figures of the hours. The index was turned by a piece of wood,...morning to supply it with its proper quantity of water; and the family upon occasion would go to see what was the hour by it. It was left in the house long...
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The Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine; and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 1

1824
...the miller eating the corn that was put into the mill. Another of his contrivances was a water-clock, about four feet in height, and of a proportional breadth....turned by a piece of wood, which either fell or rose by the dropping of water. These mechanical occupations sometimes engrossed so much of his attention, that...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

Great Britain - 1831
...high, and of a proportional breadth, somewhat like a common house-clock. The index of the dial-plate was turned by a piece of wood, which either fell or rose by the action of dropping water. As it stood in his own bedroom, he supplied It every morning with the...
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The Life of Sir Isaac Newton

David Brewster - Physicists - 1831 - 323 pages
...high, and of a proportional breadth, somewhat like a common houseclock. The index of the dialplate was turned by a piece of wood, which either fell or rose by the action of dropping water. As it stood in his own bedroom he supphed it every morning with the requisite...
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