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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 39 3 Browse Search
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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 25 5 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
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Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 8 0 Browse Search
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allel and enter the eye at E, where they produce distinct vision. The length of the telescope is equal to the sum of the focal distances of the two lenses, and the magnifying power is equal to the focal length of the object-glass divided by the focal length of the eye-glass. This telescope was first described by Kepler in his Dioptrice, 1611, but does not appear to have been executed till 20 or 30 years later. Cooke's telescope. A large instrument of its class was mounted at York, England, by Cooke. See Fig. 401. It is mounted equatorially on the German principle, having a finder at the side, as is usual with that class of instruments. Sidereal motion is communicated to the instrument by clock-work. Its objectglass is 25 inches in diameter. The new refracting instrument for the Naval Observatory of Washington, D. C., is being made by Alvan Clark, of Cambridgeport, Mass., and will probably be completed during the present year (1873). Its object-glass is complete,
is (Notre Dame, 1680)28,6728.67 1/2 Montreal (1847)28,5608.68 1/4 Cologne25,000 New York (City Hall)23,0008.6 1/2 to 7 New York (Fire-alarm, 33d Street)21,612 York ( Great Peter, 1845)10 3/4 tons.8.3 Weight.Diameter.Thickness. Pounds.Ft. In.Inches. Bruges23,000 Rome (St. Peters, 1680)18,600 Oxford ( Great Tom, 1680)1cipal shaping-tools. The parts of the chair were secured together by tenon and mortise, fastened by wooden pins. See the chairs in Dr. Abbott's collection, New York Historical Society's Museum. The same collection has drill-bows and cords from Sakkarah and elsewhere. Bow-drills. The modern bow-drill is shown in Figs. 8d Legion has been traced through Germany by the bricks which bear its name. Roman bricks are found at Caer-leon, in England, inscribed leg. II. Aug. Bricks at York, England, attest the presence there of the Sixth and and Ninth Legions. Of the Egyptian bricks, the following proportions are given by Wilkinson: — A bri
ng the strenuous opposition of Zuinglius and some of the early reformers, the German churches were, during the sixteenth century, generally provided with organs. During this century, the German builders introduced the register and the stopped pipe. The key-board also was extended to four octaves. England, also, was well provided with artists of this class, and possessed some fine instruments. In 1634, we are informed that the organ in the cathedral of Durham cost pound1,000. Those of York, Litchfield, Hereford, Bristol, and other cathedral towns were also noted. During the civil war, the Puritans, particularly the parliamentary soldiers, destroyed many fine organs, breaking them in pieces and selling the pipes for old metal. Few or none being built during this period, the art became almost forgotten in England, so that Pepys records, under date of July 8, 1660: To White-Hall Chapel, where I got in with ease by going before the Lord Chancellor with Mr. Kipps. Here I heard
e saws. 6. (Planes.) The slant of a plane-bit in its stock. The pitch is regulated by the angle of the bed. The spokeshave has an angle of from 25° to 30°. The common pitch of a bench-plane is 45°, and is used for pine and other soft woods. York pitch of 50° for bench-planes working in hard and stringy woods; mahogany, for instance. Middle pitch, 55°, for molding-planes and smoothing-planes for mahogany and similar woods. Half pitch, 60°, for molding-planes in wood difficult to work. As are generally a right line, but, for some purposes, they are made with rectangular or curved grooves. They are set in the stock at various angles with the sole, 45° being termed common pitch: this is employed in bench-planes for soft wood; 50°, York pitch, for mahogany and hard woods; 55°, middle pitch, is used in molding-planes for soft woods, and smoothing-planes for mahogany and hard woods; 60°, half pitch, in molding-planes for hard woods. The iron rests on the bed, and is held betwee
er Abbey, from July, 1766, to July, 1767, but 12.099 inches of rain fell; on top of a lower building near by 18.139 inches; and at the ground, 22.608 inches. At York, as determined by Phillips in 1834-35, the amount at an elevation of 213 feet was 14.963 inches; 44 feet, 19.852 inches; at the ground, 25.706 inches. At the Pas of foreign rainfall:— London, England24.4 Liverpool, England34.5 Manchester, England36.2 Bath, England30.0 Truro, England44.0 Cambridge, England24.9 York, England23 Borrowdale, England141.54 Dublin, Ireland29.1 Cork, Ireland40.2 Limerick, Ireland35 Armagh, Ireland36.12 Aberdeen, Scotland28.87 Glasgow, Scotland21.3re, — 1. Watling Street; from Kent, by way of London, to Cardigan Bay, in Wales. 2. Ikenild Street; from St. David's, Wales, by way of Birmingham, Derby, and York, to Tynemouth, England. 3. Fosse Way; from Cornwall to Lincoln. 4. Ermin Street; from St. David's to Southampton. In many places the remains are yet visib
ed surface. It was originally imported from China. What said master Dumbleton about the satin for my short cloak and slops? — Falstaff. The Duchesse of York, sitting in state in a chair, in white sattin. — Pepys, 1662. To church with my wife, who this day put on her green petticoate of flowred sattin, with fine wsing pulleys of different diameters, and right or left hand threads by crossing or uncrossing the belts. It was farther improved by Hindley, a watchmaker of York, England, about 1741. It was a watchmaker's and bench instrument for many years before it had any place in the machine-shop. Fig. 4721 illustrates Varley's screw-cu Edinburgh, drawn by six able horses, to leave Edinboroa ilk Monday morning and return again (God willing) ilk Saturday night. In 1706 the time between London and York, by coach, was four days, and in 1784 John Dale notified the public that a coach would set out from Edinburgh to London (400 miles) toward the end of each week, an<
e, which is divided to seconds, the declination circle being divided to tenths of a minute of circle. The instrument has the usual number of eye-pieces and ring micrometer, a filar micrometer, an Airey double-image micrometer, a mica-scale micrometer, and a spectroscope. The disks for the object-glass cost $7,000; the whole instrument, about $48,000; and the building for its accommodation, about $14,000. Next in size to this is a telescope constructed by Messrs. T. Cooke and Sons of York, England, for Mr. R. S. Newall, the contractor for the first Atlantic cable. This has an object-glass of 25 inches aperture and 29 feet focal length, and is represented as being a superior instrument. Another English telescope, constructed by Rev. Mr. Craig in connection with Mr. Cravatt, F. R. S., has a 24-inch object-glass, with a focal length of 76 feet, the length of the tube being 85 feet. This was mounted on Wandsworth Common. The great focal length of this appears remarkable, the tend
land commenced soon after the Norman Conquest, and was greatly increased by the acquisition of Guienne, under Henry II. In the reign of Richard II, Spanish wines were common, and continued to grow in estimation, especially sack, which is the produce of the grape of Xeres, in Spain. Holingshed asserts that there were upward of eighty-six different kinds of wine imported from France and other countries into England in the sixteenth century. On the enthronization of Neville, Archbishop of York, in 1553, upward of one hundred tuns of wine were consumed, and his predecessor is reported to have used, besides other wines, eighty tuns of claret yearly. At this period it was customary for the princes and nobles to bathe in wine. Grape-press. Dioscorides, Acteus, and others among the ancients were acquainted with means of rendering the acid in spoilt wine imperceptible, and of stopping the fermentation or corruption by litharge. The introduction of sulphite of soda for this purpo