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" ... lengths of three or four yards, and then into smaller ones, every length being sufficient to make six pins. Each end of these is ground to a point, which was performed, when I viewed the manufactory, by boys, who sat each with two small grinding-stones... "
The book of English trades, and library of the useful arts - Page 302
by Book - 1818 - 444 pages
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London, by David Hughson

Edward Pugh - 1809
...iuto lengths of three or four yards, and then into smaller ones, every length being sufficient to make six pins; each end of these is ground to a point, which is performed through, out the manufactory by boys, who sit each with two small grinding stones before them, turned...
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London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 6

David Hughson - London (England) - 1809
...into lengths of three or four yards, and then into smaller ones, every length being sufficient to make six pins ; each end of these is ground to a point, which is performed through* out the manufactory by boys, who sit each with two small grind* ing stones before them, turned...
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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 4

Edward Augustus Kendall - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1811
...three or four yards, and then into smaller ones, every one of which latter being sufficient to make six pins : each end of these is ground to a point, which was performed, when I saw the manufactory, by boys, who sat each with two small grinding-stones before...
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A pocket encyclopædia, or library of general knowledge

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
...three or four yards, and. then into smaller ones, every one of which latter being sufficient to make six pins : each end of these is ground to a point, which was performed, when I save the manufactory, by boys, who sat each with two small grinding- stones before...
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The new pocket cyclopædia: or, Elements of useful knowledge

John Millard (assistant librarian of the Surrey inst.) - 1813
...of these is ground to a poiiit, which is performed by boys, who sit each with two small grindstones before him turned by a wheel. Taking up a handful, he applies the coarsest of the two stones, moving the wires round between his fingers, so that the points may not...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1813
...length» of three or four yards, and then inio smaller ones, every length being sufficient Ю make six pins ; each end of these is ground to a point, which is commonly performed by boyi, who sit each with two small grindingstones before him, turned by a wheel....
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 671 pages
...of these is ground to a poir.t, which is performed by boys, who sit each with two small grindstones before him turned by a wheel. Taking up a handful, he applies the coarsest of the two stones, moving the wires round btv tween his fingers, so that the points may not...
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The Book of English Trades, and Library of the Useful Arts ...

Industrial arts - 1818 - 442 pages
...together at least 1,500 persons. The pins sent annually to the metropolis, amount to the value of 20,0001. but the chief demand is from Spain and America. Pins...grinding stones before him, turned by a wheel. Taking op a handful he applies the ends to the coarsest of the two stones, being careful at the same time...
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Universal Science Or the Cabinet of Nature and Art, Comprising ..., Volume 2

Alexander Jamleson - 1821
...is ground to a point. This operation is performed by boys, who each sit with two small grindstones before him turned by a wheel. Taking up a handful, he applies the wires to the coarsest of the two stones, moving them round that the points may not become flat. He...
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A History of Useful Arts & Manufactures

Engineering - 1822 - 175 pages
...into lengths of three or four yards, and then into smaller ones, every length being sufficient to make six pins. Each end of these is ground to a point,...which is performed by a boy, who sits with two small grinding-stones before him, turned by a wheel. Taking up a handful, he applies the ends to the coarsest...
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