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" ... a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment; and his wife, by remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate; from which it appears that he has formed an alphabet of motions.... "
Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science - Page 137
1862
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Travels, During the Years 1787, 1788, and 1789: Undertaken More Particularly ...

Arthur Young - 1792 - 586 pages
...befieged town, for inftance ; or for a purpofe much more worthy, and a thoufand times more harmlefs, between two lovers prohibited or prevented from any. better connection. Whatever the ufe may be, the invention is beautiful. Monf. Lomond has many other curious machines, all the entire...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 77

1855 - 780 pages
...connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife, by marking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down...prohibited or prevented from any better connection." With all deference to the gallantry of the preference, we should think the last communication of the...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 28

1838 - 518 pages
...remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length...Whatever the use may be, the invention is beautiful."— p. 7!>, vol. I., 4to edition, of Arthur Young's Travels in France. May 1787. Mr. Crosse and his Insects....
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 28

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1838 - 506 pages
...remarking the corresponding motionsof the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length...prevented from any better connection. Whatever the use maybe, the invention is beautiful." — p. 79, vol. I., 4to edition of Arthur Yoiotif's Travels in...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 7-8

1849 - 860 pages
...length of the wire makes no difference, a correspondence might bo carried on at a distance — within or without a besieged town, for instance : or for a purpose...— between two lovers prohibited or prevented from a better connection. Whatever the use may be, the invention is beautiful.' " This affords one of the...
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The Mining Almanack for ...

1849
...makes no difference in the effect, a correspondence might be carried on at any distance— within or without a besieged town, for instance, or for a purpose...worthy and a thousand times more harmless, between two towns prohibited or prevented from any better connection." Sleam in 1736. — Jonathan Hulls, on the...
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Chambers's papers for the people, Parts 13-18

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1851 - 650 pages
...top of which is an electrometer, a small fine pith ball ; a wire connects with a similar cylinder and electrometer in a distant apartment ; and his wife,...Whatever the use may be, the invention is beautiful.' A method proposed by Reiser in Germany, in 1794, exhibited illuminated signals. Plates of glass partially...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

1852 - 508 pages
...remarking the corresponding motions of the ball, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length...two lovers prohibited or prevented from any better connexion, Whatever the use may be, the invention is beautiful." THE POTATOE. Although Sir Walter Raleigh...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

1852 - 508 pages
...remarking the corresponding motions of the hall, writes down the words they indicate, from which it appears he has formed an alphabet of motions. As the length...two lovers prohibited or prevented from any better connexion. Whatever the use may be, the invention is beautiful." THE POTATOE. Although Sir Walter Raleigh...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

William Maxwell - 1852 - 500 pages
...carried on at any distance — within and without a besieged town for instance, or for a purpose mnch more worthy and a thousand times more harmless, between two lovers prohibited or prevented from any belter connexion. Whatever the use may be, the invention is beautiful." THE POTATOE. Although Sir Walter...
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