| General history - 1815
...all their might, let the distance be what it wil,). Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets **are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...eight to fourteen inches long, and from an inch to an** inch-and-half in diameter. I know not if they employ them as missive weapons; almost every one of them... | |
| Robert Kerr - 1815
...all their might, let the distance be what it will. Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets **are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...eight to fourteen inches long-, and from an inch to an** inch-and-half in diameter. I know not if they employ them as missive weapons; almost every one of them... | |
| Robert Kerr - 1815
...all their might, let the distance be what it will. Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets **are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...for shooting birds have two, three, and sometimes** lour points. The stones they use are, in general, the branches of coral rocks from eight to fourteen... | |
| Robert Kerr - 1824
...all their might, let the distance be what it will. Darts, bows and arrows are to them what musquets **are to us. The arrows are made of reeds pointed with...The stones they use are, in general, the branches** or coral rocks from eight to fourteen inches long, and from an inch to an inch-and-half in diameter.... | |
| William Roxburgh, William Carey - 1832
...short-peduncled like the male ones. Fruit oval, or oblong, pointed, cells imperfect, from one to four iaches **long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter,** till ripe striated with white and green, when ripe red. Seeds involved in a red pulp, lobate. The unripe... | |
| John Quekett - 1848 - 464 Seiten
...present in each. The compound body is generally a tube of brass, from eight to ten inches in length, **and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter** ; to its upper end the eye-pieces are adapted, to its lower the objectglasses; as these latter are... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1851
...to elastic strings. 866. Longitudinal vibrations. — Let us suppose a glass tube, about seven feet **long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter,** to be suspended in equilibrium jjt its middle point. Let one half of it be rubbed upon its surface,... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1856
...already explained as applicable to elastic strings. 680. Let us suppose a glass tube, about seven feet **long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter,** to be suspended in equilibrium at its middle point. Let one half of it be rubbed upon its surface,... | |
| 1866 - 355 Seiten
...generally pendulous, sometimes erect, conical, often curved towards the end, nearly four inches in length, **and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter** ; skin, or flesh, quite thin, and exceedingly piquant. Lp"ppS!.'1 Stalk two feet high ; foliage of... | |
| Dionysius Lardner - 1868
...already explained as applicable to elastic strings. 680. Let us suppose a glass tube, about seven feet **long, and from an inch to an inch and a half in diameter,** to be suspended in equilibrium at its middle point. Let one half of it be rubbed upon its surface,... | |
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