The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 13

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William Laxton, 1850

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Page 34 - And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry like a wilderness. And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations: both the cormorant and the the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it...
Page 114 - Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale : for he said, I have no son to keep (278) 13 my name in remembrance : and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.
Page 76 - And there shalt thou build an altar unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones : thou shalt not lift up any iron tool upon them.
Page 110 - And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah sat each on his throne, having put on their robes, in a void place in the entrance to the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets prophesied before them.
Page 110 - Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Page 110 - Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets : She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity?
Page 34 - And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the nations : both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in the upper lintels of it ; their voice shall sing in the windows ; desolation shall be in the thresholds : for he shall uncover the cedar work.
Page 76 - And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone . for if thou lift up thy tool 2S upon it, thou hast polluted it.
Page 49 - The magnitude of the blow in each set of experiments being made greater or smaller, as occasion required. The general result obtained was, that when the blow was powerful enough to bend the bars through one-half of their ultimate deflection (that is to say, the deflection which corresponds to their fracture by dead pressure), no bar was able to stand 4000 of such blows in succession ; but all the bars (when sound) resisted the effects of 4000 blows, etch bending them through one-third of their ultimate...
Page 49 - In wrought-iron bars no very perceptible effect was produced by 10,000 successive deflections by means of a revolving cam, each deflection being due to half the weight which, when applied statically, produced a large permanent flexure.

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