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The engine, the ballast, the several accessories and apparatus appendages, the partitions and bulkheads, weigh 961.
Its area measures 6,032 feet; and its contents about 1,500 cubic yards; that is to say, when completely immersed it displaces 50,000 feet of water, or weighs 1,500 tons.
Dick," said the doctor, "come with Joe; I want to know how much you both weigh.
All three of us," said he, "do not weigh much more than four hundred pounds.
I, with my short grizzled hair sticking up straight, and Sir Henry with his yellow locks, which were getting rather long, were rather a contrast, especially as I am thin, and short, and dark, weighing only nine stone and a half, and Sir Henry is tall, and broad, and fair, and weighs fifteen.
A shot of 108 inches in diameter, and twelve inches in thickness, would weigh, in cast-iron, 67,440 pounds; cast in aluminum, its weight will be reduced to 19,250 pounds.
Yes, the moon, on whose surface objects weigh six times less than on the earth, a phenomenon easy to prove.
Evidently, as two hundred pounds will only weigh thirty pounds on the surface of the moon.
VOLUPTUOUSNESS, PASSION FOR POWER, and SELFISHNESS: these three things have hitherto been best cursed, and have been in worst and falsest repute-- these three things will I weigh humanly well.
said I; "thank God; but weigh anchor, then, immediately.
That "sublime and beautiful" weighs heavily on my mind at forty But that is at forty; then--oh, then it would have been different
I don't speak of your conduct as a son; though that weighs with me in my opinion of you.