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**Ths****construction****of****the****framework****of****the****Japanese****roof****is****such****that****thc****weights****all****act****vertically**;**there****is****no****thrust****on****the****outer****walls****and****every****available****point****of****the****interior****is****used****as****a****means****of****support**.**It****was****specially****divided****into**(1/5)**th**,**the****foot****of**(3/5)**ths****being****as****important****as****the****cubit**.**In****Greece****it****is****the****most****usual****unit**,**occurring****in****the****Propylaea****at****Athens**12.44,**temple****at****Aegina**12.40,**Miletus**12.51,**the****Olympic****course**12.62, &**c**. (18);**thirteen****buildings****giving****an****average****of**12.45,**mean****variation**.06 (25), = (3/5)**ths****of**20.75,**m**.**There****is**,**however**,**fair****evidence****for****units****of**17.30**and**1.730**or**(1/12)**of**20.76**in****Persian****buildings**(25)**and****the****same****is****found****in****Asia****Minor****as**17.25**or**(5/6)**ths****of**20.70.**On****the****Egyptian****cubits****a****small****cubit****is****marked****as****about**17**in**.,**which****may****well****be****this****unit**,**as**(5/6)**ths****of**20.6**is**17.2;**and**,**as****these****marks****are****placed****before****the**23rd**digit****or**17.0,**they****cannot****refer****to**6**palms**,**or**17.7,**which****is****the**24th**digit**,**though****they****are****usually****attributed****to****that**(33).**Oppert**(24)**concludes****from****inscriptions****that****there****was****in****Assyria****a****royal****cubit**(7/6)**ths****of****the****U****cubit**,**or**25.20;**and****four****monuments****show**(25)**a****cubit****averaging**25.28.**Apparently****the****same****unit****is****found**(18)**at****Heraclea****in****Lucania**, 21.86;**and**,**as****the****general****foot****of****the****South****Italians**,**or****Oscan****foot**(18),**best****defined****by****the**100**feet****square****being**(3/10)**ths****of****the****jugerum**,**and****therefore**= 10.80**or****half****of**21.60.**By****the****theory**(18)**of**2**metretes**=**cube****of****the**18.67**cubit****from****the**12.45**foot**,**the****cotyle****would****be****about**25.4,**within**0.4;**but****then****such****a****cubit****is****unknown****among****measures**,**and****not****likely****to****be****formed**,**as**12.4**is**(3/5)**ths****of**20.6.**Therefore**16.6;**metretes**= (37/20)**ths****of**12.16**cubed**, .**The****size****of****jar****commonly****known****as****a****quart****size****may****have****a****capacity****from**4**o**0**th****to**00**s****oth****of****a****microfarad**,**and****if****charged****to**20,000**volts****stores****up****energy****from****a****quarter****to****half****a****joule****or****from**-**ths****to****Iths****of****a****foot-pound**.**There****are****other****arrangements****of****bars****giving****straight-line****motions**,**and****these****arrangements****together****with****ths****general****properties****of****mechanisms****of****this****kind****are****discussed****in****How****to****Draw****a****Straight****Line****by****A**.**The****best****rippler**,**or****apparatus****for****separating****the****seed****capsules****from****the****branches**,**consists****of****a****kind****of****comb****having**,**set****in****a****wooden****frame**,**iron****teeth****made****of****round-rod****iron****i****ths****of****an****inch****asunder****at****the****bottom**,**and****half****an****inch****at****the****top**,**and**18**in**.