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" ... any surface, as in gilding, gives the appearance of solid gold. They are so thin, that if formed into a book... "
The Florida School Journal - Page 32
1891
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Elements of Physics: Or, Natural Philosophy, General and Medical ..., Volume 1

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,...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 8

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,...
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The Christian review and clerical magazine, Volume 2

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,...
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The Friend, Volume 1

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,...
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Elements of Physics: Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, Volume 1

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...
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The Family monitor

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,...
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Hall's Journal of Health, Volume 38

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...
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Natural philosophy for beginners

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...
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The Spatula, Volume 17

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...
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Friends' Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 41

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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