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Page 117 - Oxford, Author of numerous popular Educational Works. Demy 8vo, with about One Hundred Engravings of Cities, Costumes, and Wonders of the World, &c. The drawings are made with great care from truthful sources — a desideratum so necessary in an Elementary Geography. Nine Maps have been engraved by a patent process expressly for this work, and are corrected to the present period. Cloth, 2s. "The present volume is beautifully 'got up,' and, being carefully compiled, presents a complete epitome of...
Page 122 - Webster's Dictionary of the English Language. Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definition of Words ; comprising also a Synopsis of Words differently pronounced by different Orthoepists, and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
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Page 9 - F, the fulcrum. In other words, the power or force resting on the prop or fulcrum overcomes the weight or resistance. Thus, if the lever be under the centre of gravity of the weight, and the length of the lever from the fulcrum be twice as long as the other part, a man can raise the weight one inch for every two inches he presses down the end of the lever.
Page 15 - ... the fulcrum is at one end, the weight at the other, and the power between them.
Page 121 - Professor Webster's English Dictionary has long become a standard English work, albeit the compiler was an American. The present volume is a revised edition of that great work — for such it strictly is — published in a cheap form.