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" I saw the spring box, with part of the chain round it ; and asked him what it was that made the box turn round ? He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then never seen any other spring than that of my father's... "
Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ... - Page xxvi
by James Ferguson - 1814
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson - Eclipses - 1823 - 406 pages
...the chain round it, and asked him what it was that made the, box turn round : he told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then...never seen any other spring than that of my father's gun lock, I asked how a spring within a box could turn the box so often round as to wind all the chain...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Knowledge, Theory of - 1830 - 484 pages
...the chain round it ; and asked him what it was that made the box turn round ? He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then never seen any other spring than that of im father's gun-lock, I asked how a spring within a box could turn the box so often round as to wind...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

Methodist Church - 1832 - 510 pages
...the chain round it ; and asked him what4t was that made the box turn round ? He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then...never seen any other spring than that of my father's gun lock, I asked how a spring within a box could turn the box so often round as to wind all the chain...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

Art - 1834 - 602 pages
...the chain round it; and asked him what it was that made the box turn round ? He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having,...never seen any other spring than that of my father's gun-luck, 1 asked how a spring within a buz could turn the box so often round as to wind all the chain...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 492 pages
...the chain round it ; and asked him what it was that made the box turn round ? He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then...box so often round as to wind all the chain upon it 1 He answered, that the spring was long and thin ; that one end of it was fastened to the axis of the...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 1

Self-culture - 1840 - 298 pages
...the chain around, it and asked him what it was that made the box turn round. He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then...never seen any other spring than that of my father's gun-loek, I asked how a spring within a box could turn the box so often round as to wind all the chain...
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The Odd Fellows' Magazine, Volume 2

Fraternal organizations - 1831 - 446 pages
...the chain round it ; and asked him what it was that made the box turn round ? He told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then...spring than that of my father's gun-lock, I asked him how a spring within a box could turn the box so often round as to wind all the chain upon it ?...
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Success in life, a book for young men

Success - 1851 - 362 pages
...what it was that made the box turn round. He told me that it turned round by a steel spring within it. I asked how a spring within a box could turn the box so as to wind all the chain about it; this he fully explained. I thanked the gentleman, and told him I...
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The popular educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 5

Popular educator - 1852 - 842 pages
...spring within it. Ha ring then seen no other spring than that of my father's gun-lock, I asked him how a spring within a box could turn the box so often round as to wind all the chain upon it 5 He answered, that the spring was long and thin ; that one end of it WHS fastened to the axis of the...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1853 - 372 pages
...the chain round it, and asked him what it was that made the box turn round ; he told me that it was turned round by a steel spring within it. Having then...spring within a box could turn the box so often round ;is to wind all the chain upon it. He answered that the spring was long and thin, tliat one end of...
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