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A Book Of Exposition

Auhtor: Homer Heath Nugent

Language: english
Published: 1922

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essays
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Review by M. Erb, July 2005


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Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Book Of Exposition':

The exposition of a mechanism The levers of the human body by Sir A. Keith.--The exposition of a machine The Mergenthaler linotype by P. T. Dodge.--The exposition of a process in nature The pea weevil by J. H. Fabre tr. by B. Miall.--The exposition of a manufacturing process Modern paper making by J. W. Butler Paper Company.--The exposition of an idea The gospel of relaxation by W. Jame

Excerpts from the Book 'A Book Of Exposition':


... resistance end, the greater becomes our power. This we shall find is a discovery which Nature made use of many millions of years ago in fashioning the ...
... we were to try to complete the ball, of which they form a part, we should close up the great opening-theforamen magnum-which provides a passageway ...
... we call growth. Hence, the muscular engines of young people need special care they must be given plenty of work to do, but that kind of active action ...
... wishes to move a light load quickly, she employs levers of the third order. [Illustration: Fig. 9A.-A chisel used as a lever of the third order. ...
... by a spring c. Each rod C terminates directly over one end of a rising and falling yoke-barc2 turning on a pivotc3at the opposite end. Each of ...
... made them, incapable of resistance in the bitter struggle for survival, these vegetables, left to themselves without culture, would rapidly disappear, ...
... nourishment there, unless it waited for the pea to mature. But is the grub capable of fasting for any length of time when once hatched. It is doubtful. ...
... the newly born offspring to a thousand mortal accidents. In such cases the mother balances the chances of destruction by an exaggerated flux of ...
... enclosed in their pods she auscultates them with her antennae she discovers, hidden under the general envelope, the weak points in the epidermic covering ...
... the wish that rags might be bought otherwise than by the pound, for, unfortunately, filth, dust, and dirt weigh, and to wash rags only reduces ...
... changes in the fundamental principle. Those that have been made have been in the nature of further development and improvement, such as increasing the ...
... is at the first press-roll too fragile to carry its own weight, becomes possessed of a final strength and power that is almost incredible. The myriad ...
... been acquired. The friction in this machine produces so much electricity that ground wires are often used to carry it off in order that the paper may ...
... and vigor with the increasing strength of the nation, till now it has become a giant oak, whose branches extend to the lands beyond the seas. FOOTNOTES:. [Footnote ...
... extreme dryness of our climate and the acrobatic performances of our thermometer, coupled with the extraordinary progressiveness of our life, the hard ...
... more application of psychology to practical life, to which I will call attention briefly, and then close. If one's example of easy and calm ways is to ...
... of changing our American mental habit into something more indifferent and strong. Worry means always and invariably inhibition of associations and loss ...
... sense perceptions. Kant, the greatest and most critical of all philosophers, in hisCritique of Pure Reason (Kritik der Reinen Vernunft) concludes ...
... into which new sections of knowledge fitted, sections the existence of which had never been suspected. So in Mendelejeff's Periodic System of the ...
... to the General Electric Company, and for twenty years essor of Electro-physics at Union University. Besides several authoritative volumes on subjects ...