Mirror of Literature,  10 (1827), 293–94.

On Coalheavers



Extract, Miscellaneous, Drollery

Publications extracted:

Monthly Magazine



    Discussing the confidence of the coalheaver in walking through the thoroughfares of London, observes: 'let us suppose, that haply you allow your frail carcass to go full drive against his sturdiness, when lo!—in beautiful illustration of those doctrines in projectiles, that relate to the concussion of moving bodies—you fly off at an angle "right slick" into the middle of the carriage-way' (294).

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]