| Neil Arnott - Physics - 1827 - 692 pages
...the ultimate atoms of matter must be. Goldbeaters, by hammering, can reduce gold to leaves so thin, **that 282,000 must be laid upon each other to produce the thickness of an inch ; yet** those leaves are perfect, or without holes, so that one of them laid upon any surface, as in gilding,... | |
| 1828 - 588 pages
...works;—let us ever praise and adore Him! " Gold-beaters, by hammering, can reduce gold leaves so thin, **that 282,000 must be laid upon each other to produce the thickness of an inch; yet** those leaves are perfect, or without holes, so that one of them, laid upon any surface, as in gilding,... | |
| 1828 - 546 pages
...of King's Bench. MINUTENESS OF ATOMS — Goldbeaters, by hammering, can reduce gold leaves so thin, **that 282,000 must be laid upon each other to produce the thickness of an inch ; yet** those leaves are perfect, or without holes, so that one of them laid upon any surface, as in gilding,... | |
| Robert Smith - Society of Friends - 1829 - 432 pages
...home. COTTOX. Minuteness of Jlloms.—Goldbeaters, by hammering, can reduce gold to leaves so thin, **that, 282,000 must be laid upon each, other to produce the thickness of an inch; yet** those leaves are perfect,_pr without holea —so that one of them laid upon any surface, as in gilding,... | |
| Neil Arnott - Physics - 1829 - 542 pages
...minute the ultimate atoms of matter must be. Goldbeaters, by hammering, reduce gold to leaves so thin, **that 282,000 must be laid upon each other to produce the thickness of an inch.** They are so thin, that if formed into a book, 1,500 would occupy only the space of a single leaf of... | |
| 1831 - 548 pages
...to the end of their lives. SPECTATOR. Goldbeaters, by hammering, can reduce gold to leaves so thin, **that 282,000 must be laid upon each other to produce the thickness of an inch; yet** those leaves are perfect, or without holes, so that one of them laid upon any surface, as in gilding,... | |
| 1891 - 444 pages
...vulture and carrion crow are so delicate that they can scent their food for a distance of forty miles. **Gold-beaters, by hammering, can reduce gold leaves...gold. They are so thin that if formed into a book** 1,500 would only occupy the space of a single leaf of book paper. A single volume of a gold leaf book... | |
| Isaac Todhunter - 1877 - 442 pages
...hundred of them occupy only the space of a single leaf of common paper ; yet they are so perfect or **free from holes, that one of them laid on any surface,...as in gilding, gives the appearance of solid gold."** Let us suppose, as we may without extravagance, that by photography, or in some other way, visible... | |
| Irving P. Fox - Pharmacy - 1910 - 594 pages
...vulture and carrion crow are so delicate that they can scent their food for a distance of forty miles. **Gold-beaters, by hammering, can reduce gold leaves...gold. They are so thin that if formed into a book** 1500 would only occupy the space of a single leaf of book paper. A single volume of gold leaf book... | |
| Society of Friends - 1884 - 798 pages
...THE WONDERS OF THE MECHANICATOMIC THEORY. Gold-beaters, by hammering, can reduce gold leaves so thin **that 282,000 must be laid upon each other to produce...yet each leaf is so perfect and free from holes that** oue of them laid on any surface, as in gilding, gives the appearanceof solid gold. They are so thin... | |
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