Magazin de Londres

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Page 333 - tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted.
Page 19 - And the right honourable the lords commissioners of his majesty's Treasury, the lords commissioners of the Admiralty, and the lord warden of the Cinque Ports, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain.
Page 19 - British licences, which vessels are allowed to proceed according to the tenor of the said licences; but that the utmost care be taken for the preservation of all and every part of the cargoes on board any of the said ships or vessels, so that no...
Page 374 - It appears that the water of the Thames, when free from extraneous substances, is in a state of considerable purity, containing only a moderate quantity of saline contents, and those of a kind which cannot be supposed to render it unfit for domestic purposes, or to be injurious to the health.
Page 19 - Privy Council, that no ships or vessels belonging to any of his Majesty's subjects be permitted to enter and...
Page 374 - ... peculiar texture, and comminuted state, it is disposed to be again diffused through the water by a slight degree of agitation, while the gradual accumulation of this matter in the reservoirs must obviously increase the unpleasant odour and flavour of the water, and promote its tendency to the putrid state.' " Regarding the greatest part of the extraneous matter in the Thames as mechanically mixed with it, we may conceive that a variety of incidental circumstances will affect its quantity in the...
Page 19 - Curran said he could not think of moving anything before Mr. Fitzgerald, who certainly had precedence of him ; the Chancellor then called on Mr. Fitzgerald, who bowed and said he had no motion to make; and this caused the Chancellor to speak out — " I see, gentlemen, you have not then relinquished the business ; it would be better at once for his Majesty's council, if they do not choose to conform to the regulations of the court, to resign their silk-gowns, than tit thus in a sort of rebellion...
Page 386 - The white fecula which separates in making the mucilaginous liquor will answer the purpose of tapioca, will make an useful nourishing food with soup or milk, or serve to make starch and hair-powder. The coarse pulp which does not pass the sieve is of great use in cleaning 'worsted curtains, tapestry, carpets, or other...
Page 374 - ... the Thames, as mechanically mixed with it, we may conceive that a variety of incidental circumstances will affect its quantity in the same situation, and under the same circumstances of the tide ; but the observations are sufficiently uniform to warrant us in concluding that the water is in the purest state at low tide, and the most loaded with extraneous matter at half ebb. It would appear, however, that a considerable part, if not the whole, of this extraneous matter, may be removed by filtration...
Page 373 - ... river into the mains, and thence distributed to about 16,000 tenants, who consume 1,244,000 gallons daily, or nearly 200,000 cubic feet. The Vauxhall, or South London water-works are situated in Kennington Lane, and have also an engine on the river at the foot of Vauxhall Bridge. They supply Thames water exclusively, and have reservoirs for the service of their upper engine. The number of their tenants is about 10,000, and the daily consumption of water about 1,000,000 of gallons, or about 160,000...

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