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" ... between the foot and the glass or wall. The consequence of this is, that the air presses the foot on the wall with a very considerable force compared to the weight of the fly ; for if its feet are to its body in the same... "
The London Magazine - Page 566
by John Scott, John Taylor - 1827
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A discourse of the objects, advantages, and pleasures of science [by H.P ...

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1827
...of walls and panes of glass in windows, and to walk as easily along the ceiling of a room with their bodies downwards and their feet over head. Their feet,...glass or wall. The consequence of this is, that the air presses the foot on the wall with a very considerable force compared to the weight of the fly ;...
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Olive Branch, Volume 1

Universalism - 1828
...the IM-T of web-footed animals, as ducks and geese ; and they have towards the hack part or heels, but inside the skin or flap, two very small toes so...between the foot and the glass or wall. The consequence is, that the air presses th? foot on the wall wnh:a force greater than the weight of the fly, which...
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A Discourse of the Objects, Advantages, and Pleasures of Science

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Mathematics - 1828 - 187 pages
...animals, as ducks and geese ; and they have by means of strong folds the power of drawing the flap close down upon the glass or wall the fly walks on, and thus squeezing out the air completely, so as to make a vacuum between the foot and the glass, or wall....
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural Philosophy...

Physics - 1829
...animals, as ducks and geese ; and they have by means of strong folds the power of drawing the flap close down upon the glass or wall the fly walks on, and thus squeezing out the arr completely, so as to make a vacuum between the foot and the glass or wall....
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A Treatise on Mechanics, Volume 1

Henry Kater (Captain), Dionysius Lardner - Mechanics - 1831 - 287 pages
...walls and panes of glass in windows, and to walk as easily along the ceiling of a room \vith their bodies downwards and their feet over head. Their feet,...glass or wall. The consequence of this is, that the air presses the foot on the wall with a very considerable force compared to the weight of the fly;...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...of walls and panes of glass in windows, and to walk as easily along the ceiling of a room with their bodies downwards and their feet over head. Their feet,...glass or wall. The consequence of this- is, that the air presses the foot on the wall with a very considerable force compared to the weight of the fly ;...
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Inaugural address on the application of classical and scientific education ...

William Daniel Conybeare - 1831
...of walls and panes of glass in windows, and to walk as easily along the ceiling of a room with their bodies downwards and their feet over head. Their feet,...to squeeze out the air completely, so that there is vacuum made between the foot and the glass or wall. The consequence of this is, that the air presses...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

Methodist Church - 1832
...flat skins or flaps, like the feet of web-footed animals, as ducks and geese ; and they have toward the back part or heel, but inside the skin or flap,...glass or wall. The consequence of this is, that the air presses the foot on the wall with a very considerable force compared to the weight of the fly ;...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
....skins or flaps, like the feet of web-footed animals, as ducks and geese ; and they have towards th« back part or heel, but inside the skin or flap, two...glass or wall. The consequence of this is, that the air presses the foot on the wall with a very considerable force, compared with the weight of the fly...
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Opinions on Politics, Theology, &c

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Political science - 1839
...animals, as ducks and geese ; and they have by means of strong folds the power of drawing the flap close down upon the glass or wall the fly walks on, and thus squeezing out the air completely, so as to make a vacuum between the foot and the glass or wall....
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