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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 2 0 Browse Search
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um pulvere; which he wrote Lura nope cum ubre. This looks as though he considered it a secret; not necessarily his invention, but a dangerous compound not adapted for the use of the vulgar. Michael Schwartz, a Cordelier monk, of Goslar, in Germany, about A. D. 1320, seems to have combined the three ingredients, and has been credited with the discovery. A commemorative statue of Schwartz was erected in 1853, at Freiburg. Artillery was known in France in 1345. In 1356, the city of Nuremberg purchased gunpowder and cannon. The same year Louvain employed thirty cannon at the battle of Santfliet against the Flemings. In 1361, a fire broke out at Lubec from the careless use of gunpowder. In 1363, the Hanse towns used gunpowder in a conflict with the Danes. It is commonly stated that gunpowder was first made in England, at periods varying from 1411 to 1438; but recent research by Rev. Joseph Hunter has brought to light records of its manufacture for the uses of the Eng
ed to avoid jar. c has feathering paddles automatically operated by the pressure of water against them. f shows the paddle within the hull, adapted to canal-boat propulsion. The paddle-wheels of the Great Eastern are 56 feet diameter, 13 feet deep, 30 floats or paddles. Pad′e-soy. (Fabric.) See Paduasoy. Pad-hook. (Saddlery.) A hook on the backpad to hold up the bearingrein. Pad-hook. Pad′lock. A lock with a bow to hold on to a staple. Made by Bechar at Nuremberg, A. D. 1540. Dr. Abbott's collection of Egyptian antiquities in New York contains a padlock found in a tomb at Sakkarah. They were also used by the Romans. Fig. 3479 is an example of one in which the key, on being inserted, acts first on the tumblers, so as to free the cylinder and to allow a slide to be raised, and it then raises the slide so as to turn the cylinder. The slide-bolt is replaced in its original position by the turning back of the key after the lock has been opened.