from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pen used in drawing lines.
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“No, it is not necessary,” the master replied as he put pencil and drawing-pen into a japanned folding box.
The wheels, R and R ', of the drawing-pen, A', of the second carriage must move parallel with this ruler.
But few perhaps have realised that the shapes pictured are due to the interplay of the vibrations that create them, and that a machine exists by means of which two or more simultaneous motions can be imparted to a pendulum, and that by attaching a fine drawing-pen to a lever connected with the pendulum its action may be exactly traced.
"No, it is not necessary," the master replied as he put pencil and drawing-pen into a japanned folding box.
From thence to Mr. Lilly's, where, not finding Mr. Spong, I went to Mr. Greatorex, where I met him, and so to an alehouse, where I bought of him a drawing-pen; and he did show me the manner of the lamp-glasses, which carry the light a great way, good to read in bed by, and I intend to have one of them.