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" Consider what an affair this is, when we come to very large animals. The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the waterworks at London Bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe is inferior, in impetus and... "
Elements of Natural Philosophy: Arranged Under the Following Heads: Matter ... - Page 247
1808 - 272 pages
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1802
...larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water works at London Bridge; and the water roaring ii) its passage through that pipe is inferior, in impetus...from the •whale's heart. Hear Dr. Hunter's Account ol the dissection of a whale. • The aorta measured a fool diame' tef. Ten or fifteen gallons of blood...
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A Chymical Catechism, Or, The Application of Chymistry to the Arts: For the ...

Samuel Parkes - Chemistry - 1807 - 334 pages
...The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the m;;in pipe of the water-works at London bridge; and the water roaring in its passage through that...velocity to the blood gushing from the whale's heart." According to Dr. Hunter, ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart uf a whale at...
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Essays on Professional Education

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1809 - 496 pages
...the aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main-pipe of the waterworks at London-bridge 0 , and the water roaring in its passage through that...velocity to the blood gushing from the whale's heart. The minute wonders of anatomy, though less striking, will, perhaps, appear still more curious and interesting...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1828
...larger in the bore than the main-pipe of the water-works at London Bridge ; and the roaring in the passage through that pipe is inferior, in impetus...velocity, to the blood gushing from the whale's heart.' He cares not whence he fetches his illustrations, provided they are to the purpose. The lamina of the...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - God - 1811 - 548 pages
...is, when we come to very large animals. The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water-works at London-Bridge ; and the water...measured a foot diameter. Ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart at a stroke, with an immense velocity, through a tube of a foot diameter....
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Essays on Professional Education

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1812 - 541 pages
...aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main-pipe of the water-works at Londonbridge d and that the water roaring in its passage through that pipe...velocity to the blood gushing from the whale's heart. The minute wonders of anatomy, though less striking, will, perhaps, appear still more curious and interesting...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1830
...main-pipe of the water-works at London Bridge, and that the water roaring in its passage through the pipe is inferior in. impetus and velocity to the blood gushing from a whale's heart. Dr. Hunter, in his account of the dissection of a whale, states that the aorta measured...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water-works at London Bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that...the blood gushing from the whale's heart. Hear Dr. Hunter-s account of the dissection of a whale. " The aorta measured a foot diameter. Ten or fifteen...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1840
...The aorta of a whale il larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water-works at London bridge t * and the water roaring in its passage through that...measured a foot diameter. Ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart at a stroke, with an immense velocity, through a tube of a foot in diameter....
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Views of the Creation

Natural history - 1822 - 178 pages
...great artery of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water works at London bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe, is inferior in force and velocity to the blood gushing from the whale's iieart. The heart performs this office in...
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