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Page 129 - You cannot pump this dry; and as long as it continues in its present bed, so long all the causes which weaken authority by distance will continue. Ye gods, annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy!
Page 446 - Chemical Manipulation; Being Instructions to Students in Chemistry, on the Methods of performing Experiments of Demonstration or Research, with Accuracy and Success. Third Edition. 8vo. 18s. FARINI'S (LuiGi CARLO) History of the Roman State, 1815 to 1850. Translated from the Italian. By Right Hon. WE GLADSTONE. Vols. 1 and 2. 8vo. 24s. FELLOWS' (SiR CHARLES) Excursion in Asia Minor.
Page 486 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school : and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
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Page 256 - A well-polished plate of copper is rubbed over with the nitrate of mercury, and then well washed to remove any nitrate of copper which may be formed ; when quite dry, a little mercury taken up on soft leather or linen is well rubbed over it, and the surface worked to a perfect mirror. The sheet to be copied is placed smoothly over the mercurial surface, and a sheet or two of soft clean paper being placed upon it...
Page 59 - Fortunately science, like that nature to which it belongs, is neither limited by time nor by space. It belongs to the world, and is of no country and no age.
Page 230 - Extremely useful as an adjunct to the shop library ; a pocket Pharmacopoeia Universalis, containing, in addition to the officinal formulae, those magistral preparations which are so continually required at the hands of the dispenser.
Page 256 - ... taken up on soft leather or linen is well rubbed over it, and the surface worked to a perfect mirror. The sheet to be copied is placed smoothly over the mercurial surface, and a sheet or two of soft clean paper being placed upon it, is pressed into equal contact with the metal by a piece of glass, or flat board ; in this state it is allowed to remain for an hour or two. The time may be considerably shortened by applying a very gentle heat for a few minutes to the under surface of the plate.
Page 256 - The vapor is to be slowly evolved, and in a few seconds the picture will begin to appear; the vapor of mercury attacks those parts which correspond to the white parts of the printed page or engraving, and gives a very faithful, but somewhat indistinct image. The plate is now removed from the mercurial box, and placed into one containing iodine, to the vapor of which it is exposed for a short...
Page 254 - ... investigations, was already engaged in studying this branch of the subject, with whose researches we had no wish to interfere, and the matter was abandoned mainly for this reason. Having been informed recently, however, that this gentleman had also abandoned it, we have concluded to give this account of our experiments. On the same occasion, an observation was made respecting the image given by the two charcoal points, when they were nearly in contact, and the battery in full operation, which...