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" In the large feet of those animals. the contrivance is easily observed, of the toes and muscles, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and the air excluded in the act of walking or climbing ; but it is the very same, only upon a larger scale,... "
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
...the large feet of these animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tightners, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...creeping of the fly on the -window or the ceiling, are performed exactly by the same power, the weight of the atmosphere, which causes the quicksilver...
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A Discourse of the Objects, Advantages, and Pleasures of Science

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Mathematics - 1828 - 187 pages
...same. In the large feet of those animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the toes and muscles, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...creeping of the fly on the window or the ceiling, are performed exactly by the same power, the weight of the atmosphere, which causes the quicksilver...
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Olive Branch, Volume 1

Universalism - 1828
...animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tighteners, by which the skin of ihe feet is pinned down, and the air excluded in the act of...but it is the very same, only upon a larger scale, wi h the mechanism of a fly's or butterfly's foot; and both operations, the climbing of the sea hccse...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 1

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1829
...same. In the large feet of those animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the toes and muscles, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...creeping of the fly on the window or the ceiling, are performed exactly by the same power, the weight of the atmosphere, which causes the quicksilver...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...the large feet of these animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tightners, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...upon a larger scale, with the mechanism of a fly's or butterfly's foot ; and both operations, the climbing of the sea-horse on the ice, and the creeping...
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A Treatise on Mechanics, Volume 1

Henry Kater (Captain), Dionysius Lardner - Mechanics - 1831 - 287 pages
...the large feet of these animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tightners, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...upon a larger scale, with the mechanism of a fly's or butterfly's foot; and both operations, the climbing of the sea-horse on the ice, and the creeping of...
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Inaugural address on the application of classical and scientific education ...

William Daniel Conybeare - 1831
...the large feet of these animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tightners, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...walking or climbing ; but it is the very same, only on a larger scale, with the mechanism of a fly's or a butterfly's foot ; and both operations, the climbing...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

Methodist Church - 1832
...the large feet of these animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tightners, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...in the act of walking or climbing ; but it is the yery same, only upon a larger scale, with the mechanism of a fly' or a butterfly's foot ; and both...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...the large feet of these animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the two toes or tightners, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...butterfly's foot ; and both operations, the climbing of the sea-hgrse on the ice, and the creeping of the fly on the window or the ceiling, are performed exactly...
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Opinions on Politics, Theology, &c

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Political science - 1839
...same. In the large feet of those animals, the contrivance is easily observed, of the toes and muscles, by which the skin of the foot is pinned down, and...creeping of the fly on the window or the ceiling, are performed exactly by the same power, the weight of the atmosphere, which causes the quicksilver...
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