Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being a Record of the Progress of Invention as Applied to the Arts. ..., Volume 3

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W. Newton, 1822
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Page 280 - View of the Progress of Architecture in England, from the Beginning of the Reign of Charles I., to the End of the Seventeenth Century ; and an Appendix of authentic Documents.
Page 146 - On a new species of Rhinoceros found in the interior of Africa, the Skull of which bears a close resemblance to that found in a fossil state in Siberia and other countries.
Page 210 - ... elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, horse, ox, two or three species of deer, bear, fox, water-rat, and birds. The bones are for the most part broken, and gnawed to pieces, and the teeth lie loose among the fragments of the bones ; a very few teeth remain still fixed in broken fragments of the jaws.
Page 255 - ... of water. These shelves are piled one over another in the chamber, to the height of five or six feet, cross-bars below each keeping them about an inch asunder, that the gas may have free room to circulate over the surface of the calcareous hydrate. The alembics for generating the chlorine, which are usually nearly spherical, are in some cases made entirely of lead, in others, of two hemispheres joined together in the middle, the upper hemisphere being lead, the under one, cast-iron. The first...
Page 211 - The animals found in the cave agree in species with those that occur in the diluvian gravel of England, and of great part of the Northern hemisphere ; four of them, the hyaena, elephant, rhinoceros, and hippopotamus, belong to species that are now extinct, and to genera that live exclusively in warm climates, and which are found associated together only in the Southern portions of Africa near the Cape. It is certain from the evidence afforded by the interior of the den (which is of the same kind...
Page 156 - Ihe newly precipitated carbonates of the above enumerated metals are readily soluble to a certain extent, in the solutions in which they are formed, (though perfectly neutral.) In the cases of cobalt and cerium this re-dissolution of the recent precipitate formed by carbonate of ammonia is very considerable, and a solution of either of these metals, thus impregnated with the metallic carbonate, becomes a test of the presence of peroxide of iron, of a delicacy surpassing most of the re-agents used...
Page 216 - Provide pint or quart bottles, which must be perfectly clean, sweet and dry ; draw the milk from the cow into the bottles, and as they are filled, immediately cork them well up, and fasten the corks with pack-thread or wire. Then spread a little straw...
Page 132 - Mihi a docto doctore Domandatur causam et rationem quare Opium facit dormire. A quoi respondeo, Quia est in eo Virtus dormitiva, Cujus est natura Sensus assoupire.
Page 263 - Universal Technological Dictionary, or Familiar Explanation of the Terms used in all Arts and Sciences ; containing Definitions drawn from the original Writers and illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts, <$T.
Page 258 - ... in each column. At the end of two days the distillation is intermitted, and the chamber is laid open. After two hours the workman enters, to introduce the alternate trays, covered with fresh hydrate of lime, and at the same time rakes up thoroughly the half-formed chloride in the others. The door is then secured, and the chamber, after being filled for two days more with chlorine, is again opened, to allow the first set of trays to be removed, and to be replaced by others containing fresh hydrate,...

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