Ice and Refrigeration, Volumes 5-6

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Nickerson & Collins Company, 1893

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Page 187 - It is impossible by means of inanimate material agency to derive mechanical effect from any portion of matter by cooling it below the temperature of the coldest of the surrounding objects.
Page 34 - But if we conceive a being whose faculties are so sharpened that he can follow every molecule in its course...
Page 18 - THE CLINK OF THE ICE NOTABLY fond of music, I dote on a sweeter tone Than ever the harp has uttered or ever the lute has Known. When I wake at five in the morning with a feeling in my head Suggestive of mild excesses before I retired to bed; When a small but fierce volcano vexes me sore inside, And my throat and mouth are furred with a fur that seemeth a buffalo hide, — How gracious those dews of solace that over my senses fall At the clink of the ice in the pitcher the boy brings up the hall!
Page 34 - ... a contract legal and valid as between the parties, but made with the risk, on the part of the vendor, of losing his lien, in case the property should be levied upon by creditors of the purchaser while in possession of the latter.
Page vii - ... either for some discovery in the arts and sciences, or for the invention or improvement of some useful machine, or for some new process, or combination of materials in manufactures, or for ingenuity, skill, or perfection in workmanship.
Page 168 - ... then add mercuric chloride solution until a permanent precipitate again forms; allow to stand till settled, and decant off the clear solution for use; keep it in glass-stoppered blue bottles, and set away in a dark place to keep it from decomposing.
Page 91 - Grand d'Aussy quotes an anecdote, related by Brantome, from which he forms the same conclusion. The dauphin, son of Francis I, being accustomed to drink a great deal of water at table, even when he was overheated, Donna Agnes Beatrix Pacheco, one of the ladies of the court, by way of precaution sent to Portugal for earthen vessels, which would render the water cooler and more healthful; and from which all the water used at the court of Portugal was drunk.
Page 13 - In this country there is no restriction whatever in regard to the character of the tin employed, and as a result of this the tin of some of the cans has been found to contain as high as 12 per cent of lead.
Page 164 - This was a grand invention for the art of cookery ; which became common among the German cooks, both male and female, about the middle of the last century ; and since that time our confectioners sell single glasses of iced articles at balls and in the theatres. I am acquainted with no older...
Page 34 - For we have seen that the molecules in a vessel full of air at uniform temperature are moving with velocities by no means uniform though the mean velocity of any great number of them, arbitrarily selected, is almost exactly uniform. Now let us suppose that such a vessel is divided into two portions A and B, by a division in which there is a small hole, and that a being who can see the individual molecules opens and closes this hole, so as to allow only the swifter molecules to pass from A to B, and...

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