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ven paper-molds introduced by Baskerville. 1759. The rag-engine introduced into England from Holland, where it was invented about 1750. 1790. The practice of bluing paper is said to have origin00 tons, and is used for fuel and for the production of naphtha, paraffine, etc. The peat of Holland is deposited on the bottoms of ponds and lakes,—this may be equally true of peat-beds in generale round barrel. Toof (1868) has an attachment to secure oblique presentation of the pen. Holland (1868) has a pair of pens stocked together for ruling parallel lines. A pen-holder formed ofnterval, we find that the modern plow originated in the Low Countries, so called. Flanders and Holland gave to England much of her husbandry and gardening knowledge, field, kitchen, and ornamental. mproved, published in 1652, has allusions to the subject. Lummis, in 1720, imported plows from Holland. James Small of Berwickshire, Scotland, made plows and wrote treatises on the subject, 1784.
ce of the stream within a smaller sectional area for the purpose of deepening a navigable channel. The considerations adduced in reference to certain maritime structures (see sea-wall; jetty; quay; groin; breakwater) do not all apply to river-walls, as the latter are not exposed to the dashing action of the waves from the open sea, nor usually to so heavy a pressure of earth, which is alternately wet and dry twice a day, as in structures on tide-water. The construction of the dikes of Holland furnishes many valuable suggestions for fluviatile erections, for, in these works, every material has been brought into use which seems to have any importance or usefulness. Masonry, rubble, concrete, puddle, piles, boarding, fascines, stakes, earth, osiers, and reeds in bundles and growing, each is introduced to perform its part in the work of forming a barrier against the adjacent sea and the interior network of rivers and canals. River-walls. As in the cases cited, the artifici
Of the second description are the dikes of Holland and of France. These are sea-walls, and belo, near Rotterdam, Holland. E, polder bank, Holland. F, Havre sea-wall. If the entire emban to wage with the waters for its existence as Holland. Many thousands of square miles of tillable tensively used in the banks of the polders of Holland. It consists of a double row of sheetpiling into England by Admiral Schank, probably from Holland, and was first applied to a government explorocomotive1829 DutchSteamboat ( Curacoa, from Holland to West Indies)1829 NasmythEnglishSteam-hammuracoa, in 1829, made several voyages between Holland and the West Indies. The screw-propeller, ving-machine. In 1698, J. Van der Mey, in Holland, had printed a quarto Bible and some other boneath the surface of the water. Drebbel of Holland constructed for James I. a vessel which was mwhere it crosses the Yssel, near Westervoort, Holland. Fig. 6123 is a view of the swing sectio[1 more...]
stan3045 1857Ceylon to Hindostan3040 1858*Italy to Sicily840 1858England to Holland12927 1858*England to Emden, Germany28028 1858*Ireland to Newfoundland2,0362,ies of Europe. The best material is the marsh reeds of Eastern England and of Holland. The reeds are cut in the winter, made into sheaves, dried and stacked. Withe thumb, as the sailor's thimble still is. It was introduced into England from Holland in 1605, by John Lofting, who manufactured them at Islington. Thimbles of bthe individual yarns. Thread of fine quality was imported into England from Holland and Flanders for many centuries. The thread for making the Honiton (Devonshirmself made designs for the paintings in terra invitriata. The art spread to Holland, and long abode there. Delft was its headquarters; and the Dutch tiles, whichTrip′let. (Optics.) An arrangement of lenses in a microscope, invented by Holland. In Wollaston's doublet two plane concave lenses were used, but in Holland'
and carbonic-acid gas. List of United States Patents for White-Lead. No.Name and Date. –Holland, Mar. 18, 1836. –Clark, Reissued. Extended. Dec. 4, 1828. 95.Richards, Dec. 2, 1836. 160.Phillips, April 17, 1837. 264.Ripley, July 11, 1837. 767.Cumberland, June 7, 1838. 994.Holland, Nov. 3, 1838. 1,115.Button et al., April 10, 1839. 1,231.Clark, July 11, 1839. 1,424.Clark, Donomically effecttive in lifting to a hight above the center of the axle. See scoop-wheel. Holland is said to have 12,000 windmills in operation, averaging eight horse-power each. The annual coThe introduction of sulphite of soda for this purpose is modern. William, Count of Hennegan, Holland, and Zealand, prohibited the adulteration of wine in 1327, the first prohibition of the kind reeves, and as it falls from one to another. We derive it from Britain, which obtained it from Holland in 1710. It was introduced into Scotland by Meikle, the father of that Meikle who invented thr
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