The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 3 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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401 Electrical experiments on amber.
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25 4 from the bottom: for pasquenades, read pasquinades.
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Guericke first observed the repulsive power of electricity, and the light and noise produced by it.
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Give him the electrised bottle in his hand.
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At the same instant the rod on the other side delivered a spark into the spoon, and fired the spirit; the electric fire returning to the coating of the bottle, through the handle of the spoon and the supported wire connected with them.
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I have already made this paper too long, for which I must crave pardon, not having now time to abridge it.
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To represent these by an experiment, take two or three locks of fine loose cotton, connect one of them with the prime conductor by a fine thread of two inches (which may be spun out of the same lock by the fingers) another to that, and the third to the second, by like threads.
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Electrical fluid agrees with lightning in these particulars: 1.
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Collinson, and ****'s letter to yourself, which I have read with a great deal of pleasure, and am much obliged to you for.
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It is extremely sensible of any alteration in the state of the included air, and fully determines that controverted point, Whether there be any heat in the electric fire? By the enclosed draught, and the following description, you will readily apprehend the construction of it.
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_ ----"I had a set of electrical points, consisting of three prongs, of large brass wire tipt with silver, and perfectly sharp, each about seven inches long; these were rivetted at equal distances into an iron nut about three quarters of an inch square, and opened at top equally to the distance of six or seven inches from point to point, in a regular triangle.
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The heads might be lined separately, the tin wrapping a little round their edges.
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Rittenhouse, our astronomer, has informed me, that having observed with his excellent telescope, many conductors that are within the field of his view, he has remarked in various instances, that the points were melted in like manner.
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Ces premieres personnes arrivant successivement, n'osient approcher qu'à 10 ou 12 pas de la machine; & à cette distance, malgré le plein soleil, ils voyoient les étincelles & entendoient le bruit.
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_Houses_, remarks on covering them with copper, ii.
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_ pecuniary bargains between the governors and assembly of, 165.