The Young Scholar's Reference Book: Being a Collection of Useful Tables : Together with Such Abbreviations and Phrases as Frequently Occur in Writings of the Present Day

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Gould, Newman and Saxton, 1839 - 51 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 7 - 1 Yard, yd. 5£ Yards or 16 £ Feet " 1 Rod, rd. 40 Rods " « 1 Furlong, fur. 8 Furlongs " 1 Mile, m. 3 Miles
Σελίδα 6 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Σελίδα 44 - The only point where human bliss stands still, And tastes the good without the fall to ill ; Where only merit...
Σελίδα 9 - The denominations are hogsheads, barrels, gallons, quarts, and pints. TABLE. 2 pints (pts.) - make - 1 quart, - marked qt. 4 quarts ----- 1 gallon, ----- gal. 36 gallons - - - - 1 barrel, ----- bar. 54 gallons ----- 1 hogshead, - •• - - hhd . Note.
Σελίδα 6 - Drams .... make 1 Ounce, . . . marked oz. 16 Ounces .... " 1 Pound " Ib. 28 Pounds .... " 1 Quarter, ... " qr. 4 Quarters ... "1 Hundred-weight, " cwt. 20 Hundred-weight " 1 Ton,
Σελίδα 7 - Measure. 3 barley corns (bc) make 1 inch, marked in. 12 inches, 1 foot, ft. . 3 feet, 1 yard, yd.
Σελίδα 5 - The original of all weights, used in England, was a grain or corn of wheat, gathered out of the middle of the ear ; and being well dried, 32 of them were to make one pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one ounce, and 12 ounces• one pound. But, in later times, it was thought sufficient to divide the same pennyweight into 24 equal parts, still called grains, being the least weight now in common use ; and from hence the rest are computed.
Σελίδα 10 - M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Σελίδα 9 - R. 31J Gallons 1 Barrel, Bar. 42 Gallons 1 Tierce, Tier. 63 Gallons 1 Hogshead, hhd. 84 Gallons 1 Puncheon, Pu.
Σελίδα 5 - ... dime, and half-dime ; and two of copper, the cent and half-cent. Of the small foreign coins current in the United States, the most common are the...

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