Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 34

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D. Van Nostrand, 1886
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Page 309 - ... or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
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