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  • At one minute the whole building shook to the thunder of a grinning regiment; an instant later it clattered to the wrought-steel hammer of a thousand hoofs, as led troop-horses danced into formation to invade the waiting trucks.

    In The Time Of Light

  • On the other hand, the big buckled boots themselves seemed genuine, their soles bristling with wrought-steel calks.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • With front wheels nicking the wrought-steel bumper of the car in front, he stopped, feverishly cramped his steering-wheel, slid back into the vacant space and, with eighteen inches of room, manoeuvered to bring the car level with the curb.

    Babbit

  • One system consists of a circular, wrought-steel, closed tank, made air - and water-tight, a force pump for pumping water into the tank, and pipe connections.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)

  • The cast-iron drumheads used in No. 20 were replaced by wrought-steel flanged and "bumped" heads.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • B.W. G. Boilers of the longitudinal drum type are suspended front and rear from wrought-steel supporting frames entirely independent of the brickwork.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • The various designs of this all wrought-steel boiler are fully illustrated in the following pages.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • The drums were made longer and the sections connected to wrought-steel cross boxes riveted to the bottom of the drums.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • In the wrought-steel inclined headers the handhole openings are either circular or elliptical, the former being ordinarily supplied.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • He had the most beautiful tenor voice, which, when he spoke was like liquid silver, and, when he sang elaborate opera passages, made one see glorious wrought-steel gateways of heavenly palaces.

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

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