In 1781 he followed this up with an introductory manual of Chemical Essays.
It is, however, in her daily life that one can best measure the delicacy of her senses and her manual skill.
The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.
Foulkes, Manual of Ecclesiastical History, s.v.
One who is entirely dependent upon the manual alphabet has always a sense of restraint, of narrowness.
On the whole, if they cannot be taught articulation, the manual alphabet seems the best and most convenient means of communication.
When Miss Keller puts her work in typewritten form, she cannot refer to it again unless some one reads it to her by means of the manual alphabet.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
Much of this lack of progress is attributed to the heavy manual (especially agricultural) work undertaken by women and children.
The more important sectarian schools are Wake Forest College (Baptist, opened 1834 as a " manual labour and classical institute "; as a college, 1838) at Wake Forest, 16 m.
The manual alphabet is that in use among all educated deaf people.
Most dictionaries contain an engraving of the manual letters.
The idea of automatic telephony is to substitute for the operator of the manual exchange an electromechanical or other switching system, which, controlled in its movement by the action of the subscriber, will automatically select, connect and disconnect circuits as desired.
In certain respects, on the other hand, America has gone further than the United Kingdom, especially in the matter of automatic signalling, and in the operating of points and signals by electrical power or air-pressure instead of manual labour.
The author of these receipts is not under any delusion that he is transmuting metals; the MS. is merely a workshop manual in which are described processes in daily use for preparing metals for false jewellery, but it argues considerable knowledge of methods of making alloys and colouring metals.
For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound.
It astonished me to find how much easier it is to talk than to spell with the fingers, and I discarded the manual alphabet as a medium of communication on my part; but Miss Sullivan and a few friends still use it in speaking to me, for it is more convenient and more rapid than lip-reading.
They are composed principally of peasants, unskilled workmen and other manual laborers.
I read her lips almost exclusively, (she does not know the manual alphabet) and we get on quite well.
"Someone didn't leave an instruction manual when she walked out on me," he replied calmly.
The movement of emigration may be divided into two currents, temporary and permanentthe former going chiefly towards neighboring European countries and to North Africa, and consisting of manual laborers, the latter towards trans-oceanic countries, principally Brazil, Argentina and the United States.
The principal causes are the growth of population, and the over-supply of and low rates of remuneration for manual labor in various Italian provinces.
Fleming, An Elementary Manual of Radiotelegraphy and Radio-telephony (1908); H.
Ormerod, Manual of Injurious Insects (I89o); C. V.
Chisholm, Manual of Commercial Geography (1890).
Cation of which the same author has issued a Manual of the Birds of New Zealand (8vo, 1882), founded on the former; but justice requires that mention be made of the labours of G.
I am not saying if you enjoy manual labor and being exhausted at the end of the day, you shouldn't do it.
Miss Keller's reading of the manual alphabet by her sense of touch seems to cause some perplexity.
Mitchell, Manual of Bowl-playing (Glasgow, 1880); Laws of the Game issued by the Scottish B.A.
P. 535; Kern, Manual of Buddhism, p. 99, Mahavagga, ii.
Garcke, Manual of Electrical Undertakings (1896-1908).
If more people knew this, and the friends and relatives of deaf children learned the manual alphabet at once the deaf all over the world would be happier and better educated.
She has learned that EVERYTHING HAS A NAME, AND THAT THE MANUAL ALPHABET IS THE KEY TO EVERYTHING SHE WANTS TO KNOW.
Two of the teachers knew the manual alphabet, and talked to her without an interpreter.