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" Fontana, the master workman, had forbidden all talking, and they now stood holding upon the tackles, so silently, you might have heard a whisper. " Suddenly an English sailor cried out,  "
Familiar Lessons on Physiology: Designed for the Use of Children and Youth ... - Page 49
by Lydia Folger Fowler - 1848 - 95 pages
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The House I Live In; Or The Human Body: For the Use of Families and Schools

William Andrus Alcott - Physiology - 1839 - 264 pages
...was to be done ? Fontana, the master workman, had forbid all talking, and they now stood holding upon the tackles so silently that you might have heard...raise the obelisk to its place, where it has now stood nearly 250 years ; and where it may perhaps continue to stand many thousand years, unless an earthquake...
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Lectures to Ladies on Anatomy and Physiology

Mary Sargeant Gove Nichols - Anatomy - 1842 - 300 pages
...master workman, had forbidden all talking, and they now stood holding upon the tackles, so silently, you might have heard a whisper. " Suddenly an English...ropes.' This was no sooner said than done ; when, to the joy and surprise of every one, the ropes shrunk just enough to raise the obelisk to its present place,...
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Lectures to Women on Anatomy and Physiology: With an Appendix on Water Cure

Mary Sargeant Gove Nichols - Anatomy - 1846 - 301 pages
...master workman, had forbidden all talking, and they now stood holding upon the tackles, so silently, you might have heard a whisper. Suddenly an English...ropes.' This was no sooner said than done ; when, to the joy and surprise of every one, the ropes shrunk just enough to raise the obelisk to its present place,...
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The house I live in or, Popular illustrations of the structure and functions ...

House - Human physiology - 1869 - 181 pages
...silently, that a whisper might have been audible. Suddenly an English sailor, who happened to be present, cried out " Wet the ropes." This was no sooner said, than done; when, to the surprise and satisfaction of everybody, the ropes contracted sufficiently to raise the obelisk to its place upon...
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