From “The Cabinet of Arts, or General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade, Practical Machinery, and the Means of Preserving Human Life, and Political Economy, Embracing a Variety of Useful Subjects” by Hewson Clarke, Esq. and John Dougall (London, 1817). Hat tip to Jeff Burks. See the full book here – it’s only a little longer than the title itself.
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