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" Lachez was repeated as before, and a new tree was launched in a similar manner. By these means a tree descended every five or six minutes, provided no accident happened to the slide, which sometimes took place, but which was instantly repaired when it... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 223
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 387 pages
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

Science - 1820
...slide in three minutes. The workmen at the top of the slide then cried out to the one below him " II vient," (It comes,) and the tree was instantly launched...which sometimes took place, but which was instantly re* paired- when it did. In order to shew the enormous force which the trees acquir. ed from the great...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 2

Science - 1820 - 468 pages
...slide in three minutes. The workmen at the top of the slide then cried out to the one below him " II vient," (It comes,) and the tree was instantly launched...six minutes, provided no accident happened to the elide, which sometimes took place, but which was instantly repaired when it did. In order to shew the...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...post to post. As soon as the tree had reached the bottom, and plunged into the lake, the cry of Laches was repeated as before, and a new tree was launched...to the slide, which sometimes took place, but which wa» instan tly repaired when it did. . . < ... : In order to shew the enormous force which the trees...
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The Leeds Correspondent, Volume 4

John Ryley, John Gawthorp, John Whitley - Mathematics - 1822 - 344 pages
...tree had reached the bottom, and plunged i«t»th« lake, the cry of Lachez was repeated as befpre, and a new tree was launched in a similar manner. By...six minutes, provided no accident happened to the slid*. + In order to shew the enormous force whiqh the trees acquired from the great velocity of their...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 11

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1829 - 478 pages
...post. As noon as the tree had reached the bottom, and plunged into the lake, the cry of " Lāchez" was repeated, as before, and a new tree was launched...which was instantly repaired when it did. In order to show the enormous force which the trees acquired from the great velocity of their descent, M. Rupp...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...repeated from post to po?t. As soon as the tree had reached the bottom, and plunged into the lake, the cry was repeated as before, and a new tree was launched...six minutes, provided no accident happened to the slides, which sometimes took place, but which was instantly repaired when it did. In order to show...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

Antislavery movements - 1833 - 370 pages
...post. As soon as the tree had reached the bottom, and plunged into the lake, the cry of " Lāchez " was repeated as before, and a new tree was launched...which was instantly repaired when it did. In order to show the enormous force which the trees acquired from the great velocity of their descent, M. Rupp...
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Railway Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Volume 2

Railroad engineering - 1834 - 434 pages
...soon' ax the tree had reached the bottom, and plunged into the lake, the cry of Lāchez was repeated ae before, and a new tree was launched in a similar manner....was instantly repaired when it did. " In order to show the enormous force which he trees acquired from the great velocity of their descent, M. Rupp made...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 492 pages
...three minutes. The workman at the top of the slide then cried out to the one below him, lll vient,"1 (it comes,) and the tree was instantly launched down...which was instantly repaired when it did. In order to show the enormous force which the trees acquired from the great velocity of their descent, M. Rupp...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1842 - 516 pages
...post to post. As soon as the tree had reached the bottom, and plunged into the lake, the cry of Laches was repeated as before, and a new tree was launched...which was instantly repaired when it did. In order to show the enormous force which the trees acquired from the great velocity of their descent, M. Rupp...
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