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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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Railway Appliances in the Nineteenth Century: With Illustrative Anecdotes ...

R. Yorke Clarke - Railroads - 1850 - 84 pages
...each of them possessed of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with twenty-four letters — in the same manner as the hours of the...round without impediment so as to touch any of the twentyfour letters. Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed to withdraw...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 21

1850
...each of them possessed of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with twenty-four letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day...that it could move round without impediment, so as to point to any of the twenty-four letters. Up* It is a curious circumstance that public rumor should...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 36

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1850
...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...manner that it could move round without Impediment, so u to touch any of the four-and-twenty letters. Upon their separating from one another into distant...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1850
...made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with twenty-four letters, iu the same manner as the hours uf the day are marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They...each of these plates in such a manner, that it could more round without impediment, so .is to point to any of the twenty-four letters. Upon their separating...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 36

1850
...kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with twenty-four letters, in the same manner as the hours of tho day are marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They then fixed one of the needles on each of those plates in such a manner, that it could move round without imjH*dinient, so as to point to any...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 36

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1850
...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 upou the ordinary dial-plate ; they then fixed one of the needles on each of these plates, in such...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 70

Scotland - 1851
...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...to touch any of the four-and-twenty letters. Upon separating one from another, into distant countries, they agreed to withdraw themselves punctually...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 70

England - 1851
...needles, made a kind of dialplate, inscribing it with four-andtwenty letters, in the same mauner 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 mauner that it could move round without impediment,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 70

England - 1851
...needles, made a kind of dialplate, inscribing it with four-and twenty letters, in 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 that it could move round without impediment,...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1852
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial plate, inscribing it with the fourand-twenty 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...
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