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" ... letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day are marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixed one of the needles on each of these plates in such a manner that it could move round without impediment, so as to touch any of the four and... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 41
by George Willis - 1855
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the four-and-twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day are mrfrked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixe:! one of the needles on each of these plates in...
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The Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...them possessed of one these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the four-and-twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day...in such a manner, that it could move round without im-- pediment, so as to touch any of the four-andtwenty letters. Upon their separating from one another...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the four and twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day...round without impediment, so as to touch any of the four and twenty letters. Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...dial-plate, inscribing it with the four and twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day arc marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixed...round without impediment, so as to touch any of the four and twenty letters. Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1811
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the four-and-twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day are marked up~ on the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixed one of the needles on each of these plates, in such...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Joseph Addison, with the Exception of His ...

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, iiv scribing it with the four-and-twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day are marked upr on the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixed one of the needles on each of these plates, in such...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - Great Britain - 1812 - 410 pages
...a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with four aud twenty letters, in the same manner that the hoars of the day are marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixed their needles on each of these plates in such a manner that it could move round without impediment,...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the four and twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day...round without impediment , so as to touch any of the four and twenty letters. Upon their separating from one another into distant countries , they agreed...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 7

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...of a m.ignetical needle, made a kind of d:nlflate, infcribing it with the 24 letters, in the f.iine manner as the hours of the day are marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. Addifon, DIALTI-L32A, in pharmacy, an unjruent much ufcd as a rrfolvent ; fo called from ALTH^.A, of...
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Hudibras, Volume 3

Samuel Butler - 1819
...the same manner that the hours of the day are marked upon the ordinary dial plate ; they then fixed the needles on each of these plates, in such a manner,...round without impediment, so as to touch any of the four and twenty letters. Upon separating from one another, into distant countries, they agreed to withdraw...
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