
I never view from a distance, as I come into town, this black cloud which hangs over London, without wishing to be able to compute the immense number of chaldrons of coals of which it is composed; for could this be ascertained, I am persuaded so striking a fact would awaken the curiosity, and excite the astonishment of all ranks of the inhabitants; and PERHAPS turn their minds to an object of economy to which they have hitherto paid little attention.

He informs us that some have computed the slaves to be worth the average amount of five hundred dollars each.

Compute the value of a MAN in money!

From San Antonio to Austin we computed the distance at one hundred and ten miles, and from the latter place back to Corpus Christi at over two hundred miles.

Where, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run: And, as it works, the industrious bee Computes its time as well as we.

Q.Then by computing the varying pressure at a number of stages, the average or mean pressure throughout the stroke may be approximately determined?

It would appear that they had then no other method of computing the longitude but by means of the log, or dead reckoning, which is liable to perpetual uncertainty from currents and leeway, and which a storm, even of short continuance, must have thrown into total confusion.

She reflected for some seconds, computing the cost, and also wondering what sum she could ask without bringing down upon herself an immediate refusal and an astonished exclamation from the economical clerk.

Relying on this, we have now computed our mean refractions by diminishing those of Bessel's Fundamenta in the proportion of 1 to 0.99797.'The MagnetometerIndications for the period 18581863 had been reduced and discussed, with remarkable results.

But the question of profits and losses is not the only one here, I think, and after having computed the proceeds of sugar, after having shown that in this respect English emancipation is in rule, it is allowable to mention also another kind of result.

What could now be done, sir, to gain a few months, to secure a short interval of quiet, in which his agents might be employed to disseminate some new falsehood, bribe to his party some new vindicators, or lull the people with the opiate of another expedient, with an account of concessions from the court of Spain, or a congress to compute the losses, and adjust the claims of our merchants?

As one, who, while he works, Computes his labour's issue, that he seems Still to foresee the' effect, so lifting me Up to the summit of one peak, he fix'd His eye upon another.

If we take the prices of Indian meal and molasses as they are here ascertained, and compute the expense of the ingredients for the pudding before mentioned, it will be as follows: Pence.

The poet uses the Hebrew manner of computing the day, according to which the third hour answers to our twelve o'clock at noon.

They compute not their years from the era of Mahomed, like the Arabs, but only by the years of their successive kings.

In computing the weight of the various items for a photographic tour, the glass almost invariably comes out at the head of the list, and the farther or longer the journey, so much more does the weight of the plates stand out preeminent; indeed, if one goes out on a trip with only three dozen halfplates, the glass will probably weigh nearly as much as camera, backs, and tripod, in spite of the stipulation with the maker to supply plates on "thin glass."

Who shall compute," he asked: "Who shall compute the waste and loss, the destruction of every sort, that was produced in the Manchester region by Peterloo alone!

In the first place, supposing that we are correct in computing this human wastage at from twentyfive to twentysix million souls, this would represent only some five million families.

We compute the Tramecksan, or high heels, to exceed us in number; but the power is wholly on our side.

Hence it was that the Oracle pronounced Socrates the wisest of all Men living, because he judiciously made Choice of human Nature for the Object of his Thoughts; an Enquiry into which as much exceeds all other Learning, as it is of more Consequence to adjust the true Nature and Measures of Right and Wrong, than to settle the Distance of the Planets, and compute the Times of their Circumvolutions.

Taking a columnar section of our coal field, and computing the thickness of each shale stratum, we have from twentyfive to sixty feet in thickness of this metalbearing substance, which averages over twentyfive per cent.

Such being the standard of ordinary living, one can compute the terrors of the famine which has since occurred in Fayal, and which has only been relieved through the contributions levied in this country, and the energy of Mr. Dabney.

Sarahan's instant calculation tables for computing Federal and State stamp taxes on beer.

It can never rise on the wings of genius and weigh the stars, nor compute the swing of the Pleiades.

"And he, 'tis said, did first compute the stars Which beam in Charles's wain, and guide the bark Of the Phoenecian sailor o'er the sea."

If we compute Dryden's share in the theatre at L300 annually, which is lower than it was rated by the actors in their petition; if we make, at the same time, some allowance for those presents which authors of that time received upon presenting dedications, or occasional pieces of poetry; if we recollect, that Dryden had a small landed property, and that his wife, Lady Elizabeth had probably some fortune or allowance, however trifling, from her family,I think we will fall considerably under the mark in computing the poet's income, during this period of prosperity, at L600 or L700 annually; a sum more adequate to procure all the comforts, and many of the luxuries of life, than thrice the amount at present.

He was dissatisfied with the old computations and the old tables; and he ventured to begin anew, and to compute an entirely new set of tables.

While he was waiting for it to come, however, some casual reference to Long Island by the doctor, and a question as to the precise character of its southern coast, rapidly expanded into a wider range of geography, upon the heels of which history trod a little carelessly, and other subjects came tumbling in, until Dabney discovered that he was computing, at the doctor's request, sundry arithmetical results, which might with greater propriety have been reserved for his "examination."

As I sit here and dream and hope and pray, and try to compute the infinite responsibility which has come with this infinite joy, I am very humble, and I murmur, "Who is sufficient?

A.I would first compute the probable resistance of the vessel, and I would be able to find the relative resistances of the screw and hull, and in every case it is advisable to make the screw as large in diameter as possible.

In the great and often unexpected fluctuations to which the revenue is subjected it is not possible to compute the receipts beforehand with great certainty, but should they not differ essentially from present anticipations, and should the appropriations not much exceed the estimates, no difficulty seems likely to happen in defraying the current expenses with promptitude and fidelity.

And when the secretary has computed the rate, if you listen closely you can almost hear the buzz of multiplications and additions which is going on in each man's head as he calculates exactly how much the addition will mean to him in taxes on his farm, his daughter's piano his wife's topbuggy.

C H O CO CHCH ++++++ Anthracite 87.7 3.3 3.2 Bituminous 80.8 5.0 8.2 Petroleum 84.813.1 1.5 Coal gas 6.5 14.3 52.4 14.8 Generator gas 1.98 35.5 1.46 Water gas 6.3 0.687.8 1.2 ++++++ We will employ the formula of Dulong h = 14,500 C + 62,000 (H  O/8) to compute the theoretical heating powers of these fuels.

It was very well observed by Mr Glaisher, and I immediately printed and circulated an account of it.In April I reported that the Planetary Reductions were completed, and furnished estimates for the printing.In August I applied for 18,000 copies of the great skeleton form for computing Lunar Tabular Places, which were granted.I reported, as usual, on various Papers for the Royal Society, and was still engaged on the Cavendish Experiment.In the University of London I attended the meeting of Dec. 8th, on the reduction of Examiners' salaries, which were extravagant.I furnished Col.

From this it appears that 'Through the whole period (from 1830 to 1853), the places of the Moon, deduced from the observations, are compared with the places computed in the Nautical Almanac: that is, with Burckhardt's tables, which have been used for many years in computing the places of the Nautical Almanac.......Very lately, however, Mr Adams has shewn that Burckhardt's Parallax is erroneous in formula and is numerically incorrect, sometimes to the amount of seven seconds.

The master charts for computing installment payments, computed on monthly balances at 5%, 6%, 7%, and 8% interest per annum.

To be sure, I have only once in the time computed a parabolic orbit; but it seems to me that I know no more in general.

Men employed cutting and carrying timber for the repair of the schooner, which work is progressing satisfactorily; computing astronomical observations.

1852 On a New Method of computing the Naut.

And at another he was accustomed to amuse himself with computing how much money it would require to make him worth exactly nothing (i.e. simply to clear him of debts); this, by one account, amounted to upwards of two millions sterling.

We agreedand in this we were borne out by the prize agentthat L7,000 was the lowest sum at which to compute the loot we had found.

It would be well if the traveller measured each case for personal equipment and computed the limit of weight that it could carry and still float.

Compute the following 4 items, adding each, when found, to the total of the previous items.

I thought I might have been eight or nine miles from the spot where the Dawn went down, without computing the influence of the currents, which may have set me all that distance back again, or so much further ahead, for anything I knew of the matter.

Expansion of steam, pressure of steam inversely as the space occupied; law of expansion; rule for computing the increase of efficiency produced by working expansively; necessity of efficient provisions against refrigeration in working expansively; advantages of steam jacket; Forms of apparatus for working expansively: lap on the slide valve wire drawing the steam; Cornish expansion valve, in rotative engines worked by a cam; mode of varying the degree of expansion; proper forms of cams; the link motion; expansion valves, by Cabrey, Fenton, Dodds, Farcot, Edwards, Lavagrian, Bodmer, Meyer, Hawthorn, Gonzenbach, and Bourne.

If we compute Dryden's share in the theatre at L300 annually, which is lower than it was rated by the actors in their petition; if we make, at the same time, some allowance for those presents which authors of that time received upon presenting dedications, or occasional pieces of poetry; if we recollect, that Dryden had a small landed property, and that his wife, Lady Elizabeth had probably some fortune or allowance, however trifling, from her family,I think we will fall considerably under the mark in computing the poet's income, during this period of prosperity, at L600 or L700 annually; a sum more adequate to procure all the comforts, and many of the luxuries of life, than thrice the amount at present.

Of the entire river, Mr. L. U. Reavis writes enthusiastically: "The more we consider the subject," says this author, "the more we are compelled to admit that the Mississippi is a wonderful river, and that no man can compute its importance to the American people.

323; 'You must compute what you give for money,' iii.

From these angles I have computed the height of the summit of the Taiya Pass, above the head of canoe navigation, as it appeared to me in June, 1887, and find it to be 3,378 feet.

It is once and a half as long as he, fully twice as wide, and I cannot compute how much heavier, but its size and weight are very little regarded.