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" Thus Fullers and Dyers find black Cloths, of equal Thickness with white ones, and hung out equally wet, dry in the Sun much sooner than the white, being more readily heated by the Sun's Rays. "
The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade ... - Page 71
by Hewson Clarke, John Dougall - 1817 - 859 pages
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 9

John Wesley - Biography - 1786
...you bring the focus to ablackfpot, or upon letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. Thus Fullers and Dyers find black cloths, of equal thicknefs with white ones, and hung out equally wet, dry in the fun much fooner than the white, being...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...bring the focus to a black" fpot, or upon letters, written or printedj the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. Thus fullers and dyers find black cloths, of equal thicknefs with white ones, and hung out equally wet, dry in the fun much fooner than the white, being...
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Annual Register, Volume 12

History - 1800
...bring the focus to a black fpot, or upon letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. Thus fullers and dyers find black cloths, of equal thicknefs* with white ones, and hung out equally wet, dry in the fun much fooner than the white, being...
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Narrative of the Operations of a Detachment in an Expedition to Candy, in ...

Arthur Johnston - Kandy (Sri Lanka) - 1810 - 138 pages
..." I " Another. Try to fire the paper with a burning glass. If it is white, you will not easily burn it; — but if you bring the focus to a black spot,...or upon letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. " Thus fullers and dyers find black cloths, of equal thickness...
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The Youth's Companion: Or An Historical Dictionary; Consisting of Articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 424 pages
..."Try," says the doctor, " to fire paper with a burning glass : if it is white, you will not easily burn it ; but if you bring the focus to a black spot, or upon letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters." Public opinion is, in this instance, on the side of the...
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The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816 - 412 pages
...Doctor, " to fire paper with a burning glass : if it is white, you will not easily burn it ; but it you bring the focus to a black spot, or upon letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters." Public opinion is, in this instance, on the side of the...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...still cool. Another : Try to fire paper with a burniugglass. If it is white, you will not easily burn it ; but if you bring the focus to a black spot, or upon letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. Thus fullers and dyers find black cloths, of equal thickness...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...still cool. Another : Try to fire paper with a burningglass. If it is white, you will not easily burn it ; but if you bring the focus to a black spot, or upou letters, written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. Thus fullers...
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American Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 2

Technology - 1825
...still cool. Again. Try to fire paper with a burning glass. If it is whito, you will not easily burn it ; but if you bring the focus to a black spot, or upon letters written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters. The fullers and dyers find black cloths, of equal thickness...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 17

Geology - 1834
...Again," he says, '' try to fire paper with a burning-glass. If it be white you will not easily burn it, but if you bring the focus to a black spot, or upon letters written or printed, the paper will immediately be on fire under the letters." He further remarks, that fullers and dyers find black cloths,...
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