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LOUIS XII. KING OF FRANCE.
studies. After his first attack of the treasurer to Henry VIII. Edvard 11. gout, his dinner consisted only of milk, Queen Mary; and Queen Elizabeth. But at supper he was a great eater. Ile Being 'asked how he had been able to seldom drank much, always mixing water stand up for thirty years together, amidst with his wine. He would often sleep in the changes and ruins of so many chanhis chair, and awake the next morning, celidrs and great personaves, he answered, as retiesbed as if he had just risen from “ Orills sum e salice, non ex qcerca." bis bed. At the time of life when be studied most, he would be whole months This excellent prince was at one period in his apartment, without leaving it: a of his reign faiçered with the title of custom probably necessary for the com “Great," as appears by the following cupletion of the work he had in hand, but rious verses: certainly very injurious to his health. It
Chascun ira partout louaat accordingly subjected him to a disorder
Disant, chian'ant, descriptant, in his legs, which he determined to re
Vive le Roy Loys le Grand ! medy in his own way, for he thought slightly of physicians. The
This, however, he had the modesty to
Consequence was that in the latter part of lite he could refuse. When he died, his subjects des scarcely walk, and spent niuch of his servedly bestowed on him a more endeartime in bed.
ing surname, thai of “ Father of his PewHe died at Hanover, the 14th of No- ple.” vember 1716. In his last monents lie expatiated on the method proposed by
The Pastor Fido, of Guarini, was first Furstenbach of transmuting iron into gold. represented before Philip II. of Spain When on the point of death, he called for with great magnificence. This dramatic paper and ink :- he wrote; bu: attempting when it first appeared, Aubert Le Mire
poem gave rise to a ludicrous mistake. to read what he had written, luis eyes grew Librarian to the Archduke Albert, goverdim, and he expired at the age of seventy:
nor of the Low Countries, misled by the PAULET, MARQUIS OF WINCHESTER.
title, inserted it in a list which he was then This nobleman died in 1572, at the making of religious books, conceiviog that very advanced age of 97. lle was ser it was some theological treatise upon the vant to Henry VII. and for thirty year's duties of a pastor, or parish priest,
NEW PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.
MR. JOHN LAMB'S (LONDON), for a nero quantity of fresh water is daily collected,
Method of distilling fresh Water from without any additional expence; and Sea-Wuier on board Ship.
it is said that less fuel is used than in I examining the specincations of new common cases, where no distillation is
parents, we are frequently at a loss carried ou. to know in what ihe novelty consists. This difficulty we felt in reading the spe MR. RICHARD FRIEND'S (SOUTHWARK), UT cification betore us; the inechod of obtain Improvements in the Construction and iny fresh water at sea, by distillation, has working Gin und Carronde Care long been knowi), nor has it been unu riuges, for Seu or Gurrison Servicc. snal to make the operations of cooking The carriage is so constructed, that subservient to this purpose, which is the the bed or bottom of it, when the gun is principle of Mr. Lamb's invention. We fired, shall slide back upon a traversin tind, however, that what he lays an ex- plattom, similar to the slide of a cottclusive claim to, is the inude ut construct mon cartonade, with the addition nf two ing the fire-place so as to generate, during iron plates for the wheels of the carriage the time of cooking, the greatest quantity to ruis upon, and is fixed to the ship's sale of steam, with the least expense of fuel. in the same manner as the slide ui a coin With this view, the tire-place is made mon carrunade. For garrisoa service with dainpers, and so separated, that a the slide is made nenrly similar to that pait only, or the whole, may be used at fur sea-service; it rests upon four wheels, once. To the hcad of the boilers is fixed and may be traverscd so as to point the a still, which is connected with somn, re gunlu any direction. frigciatory, ác. By this incans u bilogo Alier the gun is fired, and the carrix
is forced back upon the slide by the re time than the common carriage, and withio coil, it is raised upon four wheels, by out the use of tackle or hand-pikes. It means of an iron spindle, with pinions will be found very useful in case the gun upon it, and tour irou levers or cranks, should not, with the recoil, come suiticiwith cons of teeth at the end, which work emily in port or inside the battery, as it in the pinions on the spindle, and the may, by raising it upon its wheels, be wheels iunning upon plates of iron let brought in to reload with as little trouble into the slide, will enable the gun to as it is pushed out, so that the men will be got forward again, without tackle, not be so much exposed to the fire of and in considerably less time than the the enemy. common carriaye.
The carriage is made of two wood MABERLY'S (BEDFORD ROW), for sides, or brackets, a bed or bottom, and a making, Tonts, Poles, &c. so as to espel transum, or cross-piece, frained together.
and curry uti norious sir. The iron spindle is fixed about the mid
By this invention, which is not possible dle of the carriage, a little above the bed: it is made round, and passes through the heated air within the tent, which will
to describe without the aid ot' figures, the brackets, at the inside of which are two
rise to the most elevated part, is made to piuions of six teeth, and a balt pinion of three teeth on the middle. The ends on
pa-s Ollt through boles constructed for the outside are made square, to fix on
the purpose, and the ventilation will be handles, for the purpose of turning the promoted and kept up with more or less spindle. The tour iron cranks are tired
rapidity in proportion to the temperature, to the bed of the carriage, on the inside which there may be, that the tent should
that is, in proportion to the necessitv of the brackets. The two at the tore- be ventilated. part are made with a hole at one end, through which, aud along a grove in the berl, an icon axle-tree passes, un the
MR. THOMAS PATY'S (CAMBERWELL), for a ends of which, at the outside of the cranks,
Althod of spinning, dyeing, uturing are two iron wheels. At the circunte and manufacturing East Indiu Sunrence of the wheels is another hole,
Hep into Carpeis and Carpet-Rugs. through which, and through the sides, and The sun-hemp is to be taken out froin bed, a bolt passes and serves as a pivot the bale, and dressed into three sorts on for the cranks to act upon, and also to a cag and clearer: the first or longest is bold the carriage together. The other used for the purpose of being made into end is made with three or any other yarn for the warp of the carpet and ruys. number of teeth, which work in the pi- The second is also spun into yarn, which mions on the spindle. The two cranks is dyed and used for the pile of the carat the hind part of the carriage are sia pets. The third sort is spun into a coarser milar to the two at the fore part, only re varu for the weft. The yarn for the pile versert, so that by turning the spindle one is alread in the skuins of Carious colours, way, the carriage will be raise upou its and Mr. Paty claims as his invention the four wheels at once. This carriage, we application of the art of dyeing towards are told, will pot be so liable to decay as imparting the said colours, and shades of the common carronade-carriage; because colours, to the sun-hiep of India; for when the gun is housed, it may be raised which purpose he makes use of the fola upon its wheels, by which the air will lowing materials
, viz. cochineal, aryol, be admitted freely, and the wood pree fistie, peach-wood, sunach, indigo, orserved.
chal, silution of tin, chamber-lev, aluin, The patentee is able to apply the oil of vitriol, and copperas. The cranks and spindle to rup-maker's rials being properly prepared, they are gledges, or to any thing beavv, that is re- made into carpets in a loom of peculiar quired to lic on a tlat surface oud to be construction wirich may be thus de. occasionally moverl, observing that they scribed. must be proportioned according to the The outer frame consists of four posts, weight that is to be litied, and the height and four rails: the internal parts of Vie to which it is to be raiserl.
loom are a breazi-bcam, a cloth-bean, The principal recommendations of this and a yarn-bearn; a barness made of carnaye are, that it can be worked with twine, with stcel eyes, equal to thirty-two few lands, and with great expedition; score of threads, which is suteicot for it occup es wut little rool, and may with weaving a carpet three feet in widh: for a giin of thirty huudred weight be pushed wider carpets the hard must vary in tuwad, after turing, by twu men in less proportion. The reed is mede of steel,
so as to take two threads to a dent, equal through a sieve, so that the stone and to sixteen score of dents for carpeis or the sand may be in about equal proper rugs three feet in width. The haud. tions. Of this powder take six gailons, shuitle, and other apparatus, are made in and add to it a quart of time recently the usual manner. The warp is in gene- slacked, and a pint of the powder of rai dressed with starch, made of Hour and burnt bones. These materials are to be water, and in the beaming it is received dried in a boiler, and then iwo gallons of througb a riddle with iron teeth. The tar to be added, and the whole boiled to shuttle is worked by band. The harness, a sufficient degree of hardness. When consisting of four wings when at work, boiled, it may be toughened by beating two wings being up, and two down, parts into it hair, hemp, or any other such ma two chains in half every time the shuttle terial, in the same manner as hair is usupasses through the centre. The pile is ally mixed with inortar, when used for raised by means of a rod of iron, or other facing upright work. It must be mountmetal, with a groove of about three-eightlised on paper, cloth, or similar substances of an inch; round this rod the sun-yarn,
To form it into sheets, a sutiicient dyed and prepared for the pile, is wound quantity is worked into a long roll, on a by the hand, being threaded through every sheet of lead; this must be kept warm hy two threads of the warp, and when struck means of a hot plate, under which the up by the batten, is cut with a sharp in- flue passes, to convey the heated air strument down the groove of the rod; by from the furnace; then beat it into a fine which means the rod is immediately ex- sheet to the thickness required. A board tricated from the dyed sun-yarn, the cut of sufficient size, to receive the sheet ends of which form the pile on the upper when finished, is passent through the role side of the carpet, or rug. The shoot Jers from behind; the nose of the board forins the ground or back, and the carpet is chamfered away, so as to pass readus is tivisbed by chipping and trimıning the under the lead bearing the composition. pile with a pair of shears.
The board bearing the composition on
the lead is then passed back between the AMEROSE BOWDEN JOHNS's (PLY• rollers, and comes out on the back side MOUTH,), for Compositions for covering of the press, where are fixed cutters, and facing Houses.
which are turned round hy a pinion, take In this specification we have four dif- ing in the great pimion whith carries the ferent preparations. We shall describe rollers. These cutters slide on the bar, one of thein only. Take of lime-stone, and may be put more or less apart, 2cpowdered, or of 'road-stuff, where stone cording to the size of the sheet. is used in repairing the road, and pass it
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