Again, in direct-fired furnaces there are commonly seven or eight rows of retorts, one above another, so that to serve the upper rows the workman must stand upon a table, where he is exposed to the full heat of the furnace and requires a helper to wait upon him.
The legend of Wayland probably had its home in the north, where he and his brother Egil l 2 were the types of the skilled workman, but there are abundant local traditions of the wonderful smith in Westphalia and in southern England.
Bullock Workman, In the Ice World of Himalaya (1900); F.
But a more serious volume was Time and Tide (1867), a series of twenty-five letters to a workman of Sunderland, upon various points in the Ruskinian Utopia.
An unskilful workman sometimes ' loses the jar ' and works for hours without accomplishing anything.
The former is exemplified in the labour of the manufacturing workman, the latter in that of the menial servant.
It applied only to those occupations, mines and factories, in which the use of machinery was common; it threw the whole burden of compensation on to the masters; but, on the other hand, for the first thirteen weeks after an accident the injured workman received compensation from the sick fund, so that the cost only fell on the masters in the more serious cases.
A rapid composer and a workman full of resource, Franklin was soon recognized as the master spirit of the shop. Sir William Keith (1680-1749), governor of the province, urged him to start in business for himself, and when Franklin had unsuccessfully appealed to his father for the means to do so, Keith promised to furnish him with what he needed for the equipment of a new printing office and sent him to England to buy the materials.
A workman, for instance, cannot produce a stress on one member by making some other member of a wrong length.
CR * AMER, Karl Von (1818-1902), Bavarian politician, had a very remarkable career, rising gradually from a mere workman in a factory at Doos near Nuremberg to the post of manager, and finally becoming part proprietor of the establishment.
The hollow bulb is worked into the shape it is intended to assume, partly by blowing, partly by gravitation, and partly by the workman's tool.
The technical difference between pressed and moulded glass is that moulded glass-ware has taken its form from a mould under the pressure of a workman's breath, or of compressed air, whereas pressed glass-ware has taken its form from a mould under the pressure of a plunger.
Malden's Workman's Technical Instructor (London, 1905).
aimed at, and of the same superficial extent as the copper bar, was levelled and polished in the same way and accurately fitted to it, neither surface at any time being soiled by contact with the workman's fingers.
The rate of wages is determined by a "dispute" or struggle of opposite interests between the employer and the workman.
These and kindred difficulties make each new shape or size a new problem, and in particular they require that for each and every individual casting a new sand or clay mould shall be made with care by a skilled workman.
It has medieval buildings of some interest, but is mainly remarkable for its large dynamite factory, employing over Soo workman.
A fourth is beating the arm of an unfinished figure, the head of which lies at the workman's feet.
This process, which takes several weeks, is a very delicate one, and requires much skill on the part of the workman.
To this date belong Millet's "Golden Age," "Bird Nesters," "Young Girl and Lamb," and "Bathers"; but to the "Bathers" (Louvre) succeeded "The Mother Asking Alms," "The Workman's Monday," and "The Winnower."
Even if maggaba does denote the ordinary workman's hammer, and not the great smith's hammer which would more fitly symbolize the impetuosity of Judas, this is not a fatal objection.
Sergeant Andy Workman commented: " Beat managers worked with the community to identify hotspot areas where nuisance bikers had been sighted.
For the workman trusts in his own creation when he makes dumb idols!
On that day, a workman was engaged in cutting and grinding the aft top-deck guard rails and stanchions of the Northern Challenger.
skilfulis performed by a skillful workman, who places himself opposite a gas-lamp, or where there is a great light.
thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
workman employed by Father Smith, whose daughter he married in 1708.
Worker killed A workman was killed at a construction site.
He also asked the lady's normal gardener for a business card, which was handed over to the bogus workman.
This is performed by a skillful workman, who places himself opposite a gas-lamp, or where there is a great light.
Ward, a fellow workman, held him up to the fresh air supply for three hours, thus saving his life.
The rich publisher may treat the poor poet better or worse than the old master workman treated the old apprentice.
But when every allowance is made for the imperfections or the cunning of the workman, one need only examine any collection of antiquities to see that there was a distinct appreciation of foreign physical types (not so much for personal portraiture), costumes, toilet, armour and decoration, often markedly different from native forms, and that a single scene (e.g.
Into the square axial hole fits the square end of a hooked iron bar which projects several yards beyond the mouth of the furnace; by means of this bar a workman moves the fireclay cylinder about in the glass with a steady circular sweep. Although the weight of the iron bar is carried by a support, such as an overhead chain or a swivel roller, this operation is very laborious and trying, more especially during the earlier stages when the heat radiated from the open mouth of the crucible is intense.
- The technical difference between pressed and moulded glass is that moulded glass-ware has taken its form from a mould under the pressure of a workman's breath, or of compressed air, whereas pressed glass-ware has taken its form from a mould under the pressure of a plunger.
Asinius Pollio sneered at his Patavinity, and the emperor Caligula denounced him as verbose, but with these exceptions the opinion of antiquity was unanimous in pronouncing him a consummate literary workman.
The workman sits on a wooden stand, with a brass cup before him, which he lines with the leaves of poppy petals before-mentioned until the thickness of half an inch is reached, a few being allowed to hang over the cup; the leaves are agglutinated by means of " lewa," a pasty fluid which consists of a mixture of inferior opium, 8% of " pussewah " and the " dhoe " or washings of the vessels that have contained opium, and the whole is made of such consistence that 100 grains evaporated to dryness over a water-bath leave 53 grains of solid residue.
Pale, frightened people were doing something around the workman.
Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Can you expect to have harder duties done for about half a common workman 's wages.
He was a workman employed by Father Smith, whose daughter he married in 1708.
Worker Killed A workman was killed at a construction site.
I., et al. What to Expect When You're Expecting, 3rd ed. New York: Workman Publishing, 2002.
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Eisenberg. What to Expect the First Year, 2nd ed. New York: Workman Publishing Co., 2003.
Fewer than 100 years later, in 1223, St. Francis of Assisi asked a workman named Giovanni Vellita to construct a nativity scene for him in the town of Greccio.
What about compensations, benefits, workman's comp insurance or health plans?
Workman's compensation (workman's comp) insurance programs exist to protect employees who have been injured on the job or who have incurred work-related injuries.
That being said, Workman's comp can become a nightmare for small business owners because it's a complicated state mandated program.
Workman's comp is generally an expensive no-fault insurance that carries heavy penalties issued against businesses who do not carry the insurance.
Employer's workman's comp insurance policies are available from commercial insurance companies, at regular or predetermined excessive risk policies obtained through assigned-risk programs.
In most states employers are prevented from terminating an employee for simply reporting a workplace injury, or for filing a workman's comp claim.
The law prevents workers to falsely filing workman's comp benefit claims.
If you are a contractor and hire employees to help you complete a job, you will also need to obtain workman's compensation insurance.
For the future avoidance of any such scenes a cunning workman of Cornwall offered to make a table which should seat 1600 knights and more, and at which all should be equal.
In 1742 a workman named Thomas Bolsover was mending the handle of a knife made of silver and copper, when, accidentally overheating it, he caused the metals to fuse and flow, and found that as a consequence the silver adhered to the copper as a thin coating.
They must therefore have been marked by a workman using a cubit of 25.13.
In 1902 he gave energetic support to the miners of Carmaux who went out on strike in consequence of the dismissal of a socialist workman, Calvignac; and in the next year he was re-elected to the chamber as deputy for Albi.
But in that year Lombe of Derby, disguised as a common workman, and obtaining entrance as such into one of the Italian throwing mills, made drawings of the machinery used for this process.
As it is impossible to use an ordinary wheelbarrow in these narrow pathways, the workman carries a specially made wicker basket called a " hotte " on his shoulders by means of two straps.
As the iron oxide is stirred into the molten metal laboriously by the workman or "puddler " with his hook or "rabble," it oxidizes the silicon to silica and the phosphorus to phosphoric acid, and unites with both these products, forming with them a basic iron silicate rich in phosphorus, called " puddling " or " tap cinder."
The essential difficulty has been that none of them could subdivide the rapidly solidifying charge into the small balls which the workman dexterously forms by hand, and that if the charge is not thus subdivided but drawn as a single ball, the cinder cannot be squeezed out of it thoroughly enough.
In 1900 laws were passed regulating the contract of labour, placing the workman on a footing of perfect equality with his employer, assuring the married woman free control of her savings, and organizing a system of old-age pensions.
The latter were kept down by numerous edicts, tending to restrict to certain privileged families the rank of master workman in the gilds.
In the mosque at Medina he was stabbed by a Kufan workman and died in November 644.
Sutter's mill, on the south fork of the American river near Coloma, by a workman, James W.
The originals and the engraver's proofs are of great assistance to the workman in bringing out the details of an illustration when he is preparing it for printing.
His songs, his satires, his occasional pieces, without displaying any real originality, show Dalin's tact and skill as a workman with the pen.
A thoroughly trustworthy and experienced workman should be selected to lay the pipes, with instructions to set no pipes until he is satisfied that the depth of the drains and level of the bottoms are correct.
Sachets, Bizocchi, Flagellants, &c. The order of the Apostles was founded about 1260 by a young workman from the environs of Parma, Gerard Segarelli, who had sought admission unsuccessfully to the Franciscan order.
Workman, George Eayrs (2 vols., London, 1909).
Carry neither gold nor silver nor money in your girdles, nor bag, nor two coats, nor sandals, nor staff, for the workman is worthy of his hire" (Matt.
Workman, Persecution in the Early Church (London, 1906); Paul Allard, Ten Lectures on the Martyrs (London, 1907); John Foxe, The Book of Martyrs; Mary I.
In modern times Tribonian has been, as the master workman of Justinian's codification and legislation, charged with three offences - bad Latinity, a defective arrangement of the legal matter in the Code and Digest, and a too free handling of the extracts from the older jurists included in the latter compilation.
She there went through the form of marriage with a German workman named Luxemburg with the object of acquiring German nationality.
The most important tool, however, is the bench or " chair " on which the workman sits, which serves as his lathe.
One workman holds the blowing iron with the mass of glass attached to it, and another fixes an iron rod by means of a seal of glass to the extremity of the mass.
This workman stands upon a platform in front of special furnaces which, from their shape and purpose,.
Towards the end of the same year a young workman of Tarragona, Oliva Marcousi, fired at the king in Madrid.
In the surface of the metal the workman cuts grooves wider at the base than at the top, and then hammers into them gold or silver wire.
A workman sitting at a balance files the edges of the piece and weighs it until it is within the remedy.
Here he soon became a good workman, developed a passion for politics and especially for political statistics, came to be depended upon for more or less of the editing of the paper, and was a figure in the village debating society.
Any error of this kind will merely affect the form of the frame; if, however, another member be introduced between A and D, then if BC be shortened AD will be strained so as to extend it, and the four other members will be compressed; if G CB is lengthened AD will thereby be compressed, and the four other members extended; if the workman does not make CB and AD of exactly the right length they and all the members will be permanently strained.
On closely examining Layamon's version it seems probable that he had in his mind not merely a circular, but a turning table; he gives it as ground for the quarrel that all the knights wished to sit within; at the table the Cornish workman will make none shall be left without, but they shall sit "without and within, man against man."
To obviate this the cunning workman devised a circular table, turning on a pivot, with seats affixed, at which the guests sat the one half in turn within, the other without, the hall "man against man."
The example of Nicholas I., two centuries before, had shown the position which a pope could occupy in Christendom; but for a long time past the man had come short of the institution, the workman of his tool.
This preparation is technically called " making-ready," and is an operation requiring much time and care, especially in the case of illustrated work, where artistic appreciation and skill on the part of the workman is of great assistance in obtaining satisfactory and delicate results.
Workman, Ice-bound Heights of the Mustagh (1908); D.
Next to us is not the workman whom we have hired, with whom we love so well to talk, but the workman whose work we are.
The turf is taken off either with the breast plough - a paring tool pushed forward from the breast or thighs by the workman - or with specially constructed paring ploughs or shims. The depth of the sod removed should not be too thick or burning is difficult and too much humus is destroyed unnecessarily, nor should it be too thin or the roots of the herbage are not effectually destroyed.
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The juice, of which a workman is able to collect about 9.64 troy oz.
On seeing the crowd and the bloodstained man the workman ceased speaking, and with eager curiosity all the bootmakers joined the moving crowd.
The metal is then heated, not to redness, but sufficiently to develop a certain degree of softness, and the workman, taking a very thin sheet of gold (or silver), hammers portions of it into the salient points of the design.
The idea underlying these councils was to create, as it were, a certain constitution for factories by which the workman who had hitherto been a mere machine should become a creative factor, closely identified with the organization of the undertaking, conscious of responsibility, and thus making of democracy the same reality in economic life as it had already become in political life.
And thus, close student of natures processes, methods, and effects as the Japanese art workman is, he ever seeks to produce humble replicas from his only art master.
The colossal Nara Daibutsu (Vairocana) at Tdai-ji, cast in 749 by a workman of Korean descent, is the largest of the great bronzes in Japan, but ranks far below the Yakushi-ji image in artistic qualities.
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