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" I then went to the windward side, where they began to form ; and there the oil, though not more than a tea-spoonful, produced an instant calm over a space several yards square, which spread amazingly, and extended itself gradually till it reached the... "
Physics at Surfaces - Page 1
by Andrew Zangwill - 1988 - 454 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...my oil back upon the shore. I then went to the windward side, where they began to form ; and there the oil, though not more than a tea spoonful, produced...and extended itself gradually till it reached the be-side, making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as a looking-glass. After...
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Tales of the castle: or, Stories of instruction and delight, tr. by T. Holcroft

Stéphanie Félicité Brulart Genlis (comtesse de.) - 1819
...poured a tea-spoonful of oil on the water. This small quantity produced an instant calm over a space of several yards square, which spread amazingly, and extended itself gradually, till it reached the lee-side, making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as a looking-glass....
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 12

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...upon the shore. He then went to the windward side, and poured on about a tea-spoonful of oil ; this produced an instant calm over a space several yards...spread amazingly, and extended itself gradually till it came to the lee-side ; making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as glass....
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 12

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...upon the shore He then went to the windward side, and poured on about a tea-spoonful of oil , this produced an instant calm over a space several yards...spread amazingly, and extended itself gradually till it came to the lee-side ; making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as glass....
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

1842
...the windward side, where they began to form ; and there the oil, though not more than a tea-spoonful, produced an instant calm over a space several yards...and extended itself gradually till it reached the lee-side, making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as a looking-glass."...
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The Gallery of Nature: a Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation ...

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 803 pages
...the windward side, where they began to form ; and there the oil, though not more than a tea-spoonful, produced an instant calm over a space several yards...and extended itself gradually till it reached the lee-side, making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as a looking-glass."...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation

Thomas Milner - 1860
...the windward side, where they began to form ; and there the oil, though not more than a tea-spoonful, produced an instant calm over a space several yards...and extended itself gradually till it reached the lee-side, making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as a looking-glass."...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as ...

Chambers's journal - 1861
...form ; and there the oil, though not more than a teaspoonful, produced an instant calm over a surface several yards square, which spread amazingly, and extended itself gradually till it reached the lee-side, making all the quarter of the pond — perhaps half an acre — as smooth as a looking-glass.'...
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Encyclopedia of Natural and Artificial Wonders and Curiosities ..., Volume 11

John Platts - Curiosities and wonders - 1876 - 952 pages
...upon the shore. He then went trf the windward side, and poured on about a tea-spoonful of oil ; this produced an instant calm over a space several yards...spread amazingly, and extended itself gradually till it came to the lee-side ; making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as glass....
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Spotlight Science, Volume 9

Keith Johnson, Sue Adamson, Gareth Williams - Science - 2002 - 712 pages
...itself with surprising swiftness upon the surface . . . the oil, although not more than a teaspoonful produced an instant calm over a space several yards square, which spread amazingly . . . making all that quarter of the pond, perhaps half an acre, as smooth as a looking glass. " Franklin...
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