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" ... trees. Such is a brief account of a work undertaken and executed by a single individual, and which has excited a very high degree of -interest in every part of Europe. We regret to add, that this magnificent structure no longer exists, and that scarcely... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 224
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 387 pages
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...ami which has excited the wonder and astonhliincut of every one who has seen it, and a liiifh decree of interest in every part of Europe. We regret to...that this magnificent structure no longer exists, and scarcely a tree is to be aeen on the flunks of Mount IMiitiis. Political events having taken away (lit...
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Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc, Volume 4

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1820 - 910 pages
...the earth ; and if It struck another tree, it cleft it with the nipidity of lightning. Such is the brief account of a work undertaken and executed by a single individual, and which has excited the wonder and astonishment of every one who has seen it, and a high degree of interest in every part...
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The Leeds Correspondent, Volume 4

John Ryley, John Gawthorp, John Whitley - Mathematics - 1822 - 344 pages
...that he had never seen any timber that was so strong, so fine, and of such a size, and he ccncluded an advantageous bargain for 1000 trees. Such is a...seen upon the flanks of Mount Pilatus. 'Political V circumstances having taken away the principal source of the demand for timber, and no other market...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

Science - 1820 - 482 pages
...descend on a kind of sledges. The wood, which was not fit for being carbonised, was heaped up and burnY, and the ashes packed up and carried away during the...that scarcely a trace of it is to be seen upon the Hanks of Mount Pilatus. Political circumstances having taken away the principal source of the demand...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 3

Anecdotes - 1826 - 382 pages
...twenty-four feet into the earth ; and if it struck another tree, it cleft it with the rapidity of lightning. Such is a brief account of a work undertaken and executed by a single individual, and which has excited the wonder and astonishment of every one who has seen it, and a high degree of interest in every part...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 3

Anecdotes - 1826 - 370 pages
...single individual, and which has excited the wonder and astonishment of every one who has seen it. We regret to add that this magnificent structure no longer exists, and scarcely a tree is to be seen on the flanks of Mount Pilatus. Political events having taken away the...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 11

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1829 - 478 pages
...the quality of the timber. He declared that he had never seen any timber that was so strong, so une, and of such a size, and he concluded an advantageous...longer exists, and that scarcely a trace of it is seen upon the flanks of Mount Pilatus. Political circumstances having taken away the principal source...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

Antislavery movements - 1833 - 370 pages
...He, declared that he had never seen any timber that was so strong, so fine, and of such a size ; ami he concluded an advantageous bargain for 1000 trees....flanks of Mount Pilatus. Political circumstances having takcu away the principal source of the demand for timber, and no other market having been found, the...
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Railway Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Volume 2

Railroad engineering - 1834 - 434 pages
...wae so strong, so fine, and of such a size ; and he concluded un advantageous bargain for a thousand trees. " Such is a brief account of a work undertaken and executed by a Ģingle individual, and which has excited a very high degree of interest in every part of Europe. We...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 492 pages
...so strong, so fine, and of such a size ; and he concluded an advantageous bargain for one thousand trees. Such is a brief account of a work undertaken...every part of Europe. We regret to add, that this mag. nificent structure no longer exists, and that scarcely a trace of it is to be seen upon the flanks...
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