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" The trunk of an elephant that can pick up a pin or rend an oak, is as nothing to it. It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal... "
Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Página 220
1819
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Life of James Watt

François Arago - 1839 - 142 páginas
...crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble...It can embroider muslin and forge anchors, — cut steal into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be...
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The Boston School Compendium of Natural and Experimental Philosophy ...

Richard Green Parker - 1839 - 213 páginas
...of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift up a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the •winds and waves." The power of a steam...
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The Roads and Railroads, Vehicles, and Modes of Travelling, of Ancient and ...

Roads - 1839 - 340 páginas
...of obdurate metal before it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer; and lift up a ship of war, like a bauble, in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. It would be difficult to...
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Fly

1839
...wonderful power which "can engrave seals, embroider muslin, forge anchors, cut steel into ribbons, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air," still fewer dreamed or would have believed that a temporary ice-house could be constructed within a...
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The steam engine familiarly explained and illustrated; with an historical ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1840 - 350 páginas
...seal, " and crush masses of obdurate metal before it — draw out, without break" ing, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble...embroider muslin, and forge anchors — cut steel into " ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and " waves. " It would be difficult...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - 1840 - 482 páginas
...crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, — and lift a ship of war like a bauble...air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steal into ribbands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." Locomotives,...
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The Elements of Political Economy

Francis Wayland - 1840 - 441 páginas
...of obdurate metal before it; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as a gossamer; and lift up a ship of war, like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin, and forge anchors; cut steele into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves. "It would be...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Its Pleasures and Rewards ...

George Lillie Craik - 1840 - 562 páginas
...it ; draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer; and lift a ship of war like a bawble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors ; cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves." And another application...
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A comprehensive history of the woollen and worsted manufactures ..., Volumen1

James Bischoff - 1842
...seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal like wax. It can draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider the most delicate muslin, and forge an anchor, or cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Volumen27

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1843
...crush masses of obdurate metal like wax before it, — draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer ; and lift a ship of war like a bauble...embroider muslin and forge anchors, cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.' Nor, while we admire the...
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