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Michael Gilligan23/11/2020 10:23:34
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Whilst down a ‘Rabbit Hole’ yesterday, I found this: **LINK**

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/metabook?id=edinburghency

Fellow seekers-of-knowledge are invited to explore

I suggest first downloading the two [not quite complete] volumes of Plates, and skimming through these to find something which intrigues you ... Then find the relevant text volume.

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ega23/11/2020 11:42:32
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MichaelG:

I didn't drink anything before going down the rabbit hole and couldn't see the Plates vols; the text vols were intriguing indeed.

SillyOldDuffer23/11/2020 14:56:03
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Plates linked bottom right of the Philadelphia Edition.

Obvious next project: 'The Bramah Banknote Press'. I shall soon be rich...

Michael Gilligan23/11/2020 16:28:28
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Sorry, I was out for a walk ... So thanks, Dave

Let’s change story-lines:

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Michael Gilligan23/11/2020 22:55:25
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Plate CCCCLVIII looks rather interesting ... so I’m off to read Pendulum

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ega23/11/2020 23:25:10
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Thank you both; I should have remembered W C Fields' dictum.

The plates are magnificent.

Michael Gilligan24/11/2020 22:20:51
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Posted by Michael Gilligan on 23/11/2020 22:55:25:

Plate CCCCLVIII looks rather interesting ... so I’m off to read Pendulum

MichaelG.

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Curiosity aroused ... Borda used a pendulum bob made of Platina

**LINK** https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/platina

Can anyone please suggest why ?

... It’s not an alloy I have heard-of before of which I have previously heard. angel

MichaelG.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 24/11/2020 22:33:33

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