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" He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sun-beams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement summers. "
The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants - Page 231
by Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts..

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 353 pages
...ect for extracting Sun-Beams out of Cucumbers, which were to be put into Vials hermetically fealcd, and let out to warm the Air in raw inclement Summers. He told me, he did not doubt in eight Years more, he fhould be able to fupply the Governor's Gardens with Sun-Hiine at a reafonable...
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts. By Lemuel ...

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...Project for extracting Sun-beams out of Cucumbers, which were to be put into Vials hermetically fealed, and let out to warm the Air in raw inclement Summers. He told me, he did not doubt, in eight Years more, he fhould 'be able to fupply the Governor's Gardens with Sun-fhine at a reafonable...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...difficult to conceive how a fiflure of any kind can be emkcllifhcd with that which is bidden. JJirwkcJt. told me, he did not doubt, that in eight years more he fliould be able to fupply the governor's gardens with funfhine at a reafonable rate; but he complained...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...is hidden. hermetically hermetically fealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement fummers. He told me> he did not doubt, that in eight years more he fliould be able to fupply the governor's gar.' dens with fun- mine at a reafonable rate; but he complained...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...were to be put into vials hermetically fealed, and let out to warm the air ia raw inclement fummers. He told me, he did not doubt, that, in eight years more, he fhould be able to fupply the governor's gardens with fun-fhine at a reafonable rate ; but he complained...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
...were to be put into vials hermetically fealed, and 1st out to warm the air in raw inclement futnmers. He told me, he did not doubt, that in eight years more he fhould be able to fupply the governor's gardens with funfhine at a reasonable rate ; but he complained,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...eight years upon a project for extracting sun-beams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air,...inclement summers. He told me, he did not doubt, that in^eight years more, he should be able to supply the governor's gardens with sunshine, at a reasonable...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...'.sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm ih» air in raw inclement summers. He told me, he did not doubt in eight years more, he should be able to supply the governor's gardens with son -shine at a reasonable...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
...been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to IK put into phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air, in raw and inclement summers. He told me, he did not doubt, in eight years more, he should be able to supply...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...8uubuams out oí cucumbers, which were to be put into phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm th? air in raw inclement summers. He told me he did not doubt in eight years inoro that he should be able to supply the governor'« gardens with sunshine at a reasonable...
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