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" I then filled a good many bladders therewith, and might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could have blown them with his mouth : and yet the quantity... "
Putnam's Home Cyclopedia ... - Page 201
by G.P. Putnam & Co - 1852
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 8

1816
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured several ways to condense it, but in vain. And when I had a mind to divert strangers or...
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The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature, Volume 6

Medicine - 1816
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured several ways to condense it, but in vain. And when 1 had a mind to divert strangers or...
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The Quarterly Journal of Science and the Arts, Volume 1

Science - 1817
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured several ways to condense it, but in vain. And when I had a mind to divert strangers or...
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The Journal of Science and the Arts, Volume 1

Science - 1817
....might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured several ways to condense it, but in vain. And when I had a mind to divert strangers or...
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An historical sketch of the origin, progress, & present state, of gas-lighting

William Matthews - 1827
...might have filled an inconceivable number more; for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured several ways to condense it, but in vain; and when I had a mind to divert strangers or...
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The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory of arts ..., Volume 3

1827
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could have blown them up with his mouth ; yet the portion of coals distilled was very inconsiderable. I kept this spirit...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...the quantity of coals distilled was inconsiderable. gently the bladder near the flame of a candle till it once took fire, it would then continue flaming...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...them with his mouth ; and yet the quantity of coals distillq] was inconsiderable. < ' I kept this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured...
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An Historical Sketch of the Origin and Progress of Gas-lighting

William Matthews - Electronic book - 1832 - 440 pages
...might have filled an inconceivable number more ; for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured several ways to condense it, but in vain ; and when I had a mind to divert strangers or...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1838
...might have filled an inconceivable number more, for the spirit continued to rise for several hours, and filled the bladders almost as fast as a man could...blown them with his mouth ; and yet the quantity of coal distilled was inconsiderable. I kept this spirit in the bladders a considerable time, and endeavoured...
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