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UNIVERSITY OF STAS

THE

LONDON ENCYCLOPÆDIA.

VOL. VII.

CUTLERY TO ELASTICITY.

J. Haddon, Pruuter, Castle Street, London,

THE

LONDON ENCYCLOPÆDIA,

OR

UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY

OF

SCIENCE, ART, LITERATURE, AND PRACTICAL MECHANICS,

COMPRISING A

POPULAR VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE.

ILLUSTRATED BY

NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS, A GENERAL ATLAS,

AND APPROPRIATE DIAGRAMS.

Sie oportet ad Mbrum, presertim miscellanei generis, legendum accedere lectorem, ut solet ad convirium conviva civilis.
Constrator annititur omnibus satisfacere; et tamen si quid apponitur, quod hujus aut illius palato nou respondeat, et hic et ille
trase dissimulant, et alia fercula probant, ne quid contristent convivatorem.

Erasmus.
A reader should sit down to a book, especially of the miscellaneous kind, as a well-behaved visitor does to a banquet. The
master of the least exerts himself to satisfy his guests ; but if, after all his care and pains, something should appear on the table
at des not suit this or that person's taste, they politelv dass it over without nouce, and commend other dishes, that they may not
terress a kind toals

Translation

BY THE ORIGINAL EDITOR OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA,

ASSISTED BY EMINENT PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER GENTLEMEN.

IN TWENTY-TWO VOLUMES

VOL. VII.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE:

SOLD BY N. HAILES, PICCADILLY : E. WILSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE; J. MASON, CITY ROAD ;

BCWDERY & KERBY, OXFORD STREET :
GRIFFIN & CO. CLASGOW: J. CUMMING, DUBLIN: M. BAUDRY, PARIS. F. FLEISCHER, LEIPSIC:
AND WHIPPLE & LAWRENCE, SALEM, NORTH AMERICA.

1829.

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