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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 Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...possessed of one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the fbur-and-twentv letters, in the same manner as the hours of the day are marked upon the ordinary dial-plate. They tfien fixed one of the needies on each of these plates in such a manner, that it could move round without...
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MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS

1857
...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 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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...inscribing it with four-undI twenty letters, in the same manner as the hours of I the day arc marked upou the ordinary dial-plate. ! They then fixed one of the needles on each ot* theĢ* ' plates in such a manner, that it could move round without impediment, so as to touch any...
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Milledulcia: A Thousand Pleasant Things Selected from "Notes and Queries"

Robert Conger Pell - Anecdotes - 1857 - 416 pages
...in the same mauner as the hours of the day are marked upon the ordinary dial plate. They then fixcd one of the needles on each of these plates in such a mauner that it could move round without impediment, so as to touch any of the four-and-twenty letters....
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Life and Books: Or, Records of Thought and Reading

John Frederick Boyes - Books and reading - 1859 - 256 pages
...one of these needles, made a kind of dial-plate, inscribing it with the four-andtwenty letters . . . they then fixed one of the needles on each of these...manner that it could move round without impediment . . . Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed to withdraw themselves...
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Invention and Discovery: Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches

Invention - Electronic book - 1868 - 160 pages
...being each of them possessed of these needles, made a kind of dialplate, 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 twenty-four letters. Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed to...
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The world of wonders: a record of things wonderful in nature, science and ...

World - 1868
...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. Upon their separating from one another into distant countries,...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - 1869 - 331 pages
...needles, made a kind of dial-plate, 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, so...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1870
...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 Illustrated Catholic Family Annual for the United States, for the Year ...

1873
...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...one of the needles on each of these plates, in such manner that it could move round without impediment so as to touch any of the twenty-four letters. Upon...
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