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Specific Gravities. Specific Gravities of METALS.--Distilled Water being 1. Copper, . . . . . . . . 8. 788 Gold, . . . . . . . . 19. 258 Iron, . . . . . . . . 7. 207 Lead, . . . . . . . 11. 351 Mercury, . . . . . . . 13. 598 Platina, ..
• 19. 560 Silver, . . . . . . . . . 10. 474
Specific Gravities of WOODS-.-Distilled Water being 1. Apple tree, . . . . .
. 0. 793 Beech tree, . . . . . . . 0. 852 Cork,
. . . . . . . 0. 240 Live Oak, . . . . . . . 1. 170 Mahogany, . .
1. 064 Maple, . . . . . . . . 0. 750 Pomegranate tree, . . . . . . 1. 351 Specific Gravities of LIQUIDS...Distilled Water being 1. Alcohol, . . . . . . .. 0. 792 Champagne wine, . . . . . 0. 997 Honey, . . . . . . . . 1. 450 Sea-water, . .
1. 026 Sperm Oil, . .
. 0. 923 Sulphuric Acid, . . . . . . 1. 841 Water of the Dead Sea, . . . . . . 1. 240
Specific Gravities of ELASTIC FLUIDS.--Air being 1. Chlorine, , . . . . . . 2. 470 Gas from Marshes, . . . . . . 0. 555 Hydrogen Gas, . . . . . . 0. 069 Oxygen Gas, . . . . . . . . 1. 104 Steam, . . . . . . . 0. 624 Vapor of Ether, . . . . . . 5. 475 Vapor of Turpentine Oil, . . . . 5, 013
The Arabs, . . are a parcel of
A Sunny Sea. An Oyster, - · · when caught, can not AUSTRIA.
Swim Home. A Beaver, · · is a larger animal than BAVARIA.
A Hare. The Belgian Giant, has probably gone BELGIUM.
Home. Bolivar, · · · as a warrior, could fight like BOLIVIA.
A Hyena. The Brazilians, . have a country that is not as BRAZIL. large as
Asia. Chilly weather, - is experienced during the season Chili. of
Snow. The Chinese, · · are idolaters, and worship CHINA.
Images. A Den, - ... would be a good residence for
A Hen. Gipseys, · · · once lived in EGYPT.
Syria. France, . is a delightful country in FRANCE.
Summer. The Island of Great Britain, is GREAT BRITAIN.
A Home in the Sea Grease, - .. is about the consistency of GREECE.
Honey. Holland Gin, - . like whiskey, is made from HOLLAND.
Rye. The Italians, . . have some large ITALY.
Japan Ware, · · is as white as
A Sunny Hill.
A Foe. The Indians, · · are passing away, and leaving no AMERICAN INDIANS.
Sign. A Purse, ... full of money, would be prized PERSIA. by
A Boy. A Peri, .. is seen in the clime of the East, PERU. and the land of the
Sun A Portuguese man-of-war, is used in PORTUGAL
War. Prussic Acid, - . does not taste PRUSSIA.
Sweetly. The Russians, are compelled to be RUSSIA.
Loyal The Sikhs,. . . live in SIKHS.
Asia. The Siamese, · live in SIAM.
Siam. Spain, · · · · is nearly surrounded by SPAIN.
Water. The Swedes in Norway, live in a country that is SWEDEN AND NORWAY.
Hilly. Swiss Land, • . presents many a splendid SWITZERLAND.
Scene. Syria, . . . . is not far from Mount SYRIA.
Sinai. To Catch a Tartar, you must go into the TARTARY.
Woods. The Tiber,. .. is a river where can be seen THIBET.
Sea-mews. Turkeys, · · · are a fine bird to TURKEY.
Hunt The U. States, . increase in population, as if they U. STATES. never would
A Habitation, - . is usually more agreeable than
A Muff. A Burnt ham, - - would be better food than BIRMINGHAM.
White Foam. Bolts, . . . . are often driven into BOLTON.
Walls. Brads, · · · · are usually driven with BRADFORD.
A Hammer. Brighton watering place, is nearly equal to BRIGHTON.
Rockaway. Bristles, ... do not grow on BRISTOL.
A White Horse. The Cheltenham Springs, are full of CHELTENHAM.
Mud. A Cove, · · · is sometimes as pleasant as COVENTRY.
A Meadow. A Darky, · · · is usually fond of Derby.
Money. A Ton of Tea, - is often brought from DUNDEE.
China The Edinburgh people, patronise EDINBURGH.
Authors. An Axletree, - • of iron, is usually made by Exeter.
A Smith. Glass, .... would not make a very good GLASGOW.
Anchor. A Green block, . could be made into GREENOCK.
An Image. The Greenwich Observatory, is larger than GREENWICH.
The hull of a ship, is sometimes made of
Boughs. A Lustre, . . . is not seen on an article that is LEICESTER.
Rough. Liverpool, - . . is a good landing-place, after LIVERPOOL
A New Voyage. London town, . - makes a greater show than · LONDON.
A Hut on a Half-Acre. Manchester factories, make clothing that is MANCHESTER.
New and Warm. A New Castle, . would be a good residence for NEWCASTLE.
A Chief. A Narrow ridge,- is higher than the NORWICH.
Ocean. Nothing but, .'. NOTTINGHAM.
A Lamb. An Old man, · · likes to keep his OLDHAM.
Room. Pay-day, · · is sure to
Arrive. Plymouth rock, would make a good
Lass. Salvage, . · is allowed wreckers who save a SALFORD. ship by the
Helm. Sheffield, .. . sounds like SHEFFIELD.
Sheffy. Western Cities, • to every traveller, are WESTMINSTER CITY.
Now Known. Wolves, ... would probably eat WOLVERHAMPTON.
s who save Eelm.