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New System of Ventilation; Which Has Been Thoroughly Tested Under the Patronage of Many Distinguished Persons (Paperback) Loot Price: R247 Discovery Miles 2 470
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New System of Ventilation; Which Has Been Thoroughly Tested Under the Patronage of Many Distinguished Persons (Paperback)

Henry Albert Gouge

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: three months, they have expended three thousand dollars and they have not got fresh air enough into the church to feed three files.'' Let this church be properly ventilated, and the noted pastor, though he may not be more eloquent and impassioned, will be likely to add ten years to his pastoral life. Constant dropping, it is said, will wear out a stone; and so the breathing of foul air, at frequent intervals, along with great physical and mental effort, can not fail to make an ultimate impression even upon the healthful and vigorous system of the pastor in question. It was found that the soldiers in the English barracks, near London, in consequence of imperfect ventilation, did not live as long by ten years, upon an average, as the agricultural population, outside of the barracks, under similar conditions of life, excepting that they had a pure and wholesome air. WATER-CLOSET VENTILATION. Many of our finest houses are rendered almost intolerable by the water-closets, the foul odors of which may be detected from the basement to the attic, and yet the remedy is perfectly simple and easily applied. The unwholesome odors and gases may be readily exchanged for the sweet, pure air. In my mode of ventilating water-closets, the foul air beneath the seat is made to ascend through a flue, by means of a rarified atmosphere, carrying with it cigar smoke, or other disagreeable odors above the seat, or within the in- closure or apartment in which the closet is located; and thus the mingled impurities of the atmosphere, so offensive to the sense of smell, and so injurious to the health, are scattered upon the wings of the wind. I have ventilated numerous closets for our wealthy families, and always to their great delight and satisfaction. SMOKING-ROOMS?REGARD FOR THE HEALTH OF YOUR...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Henry Albert Gouge
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-26363-4
Barcode: 9780217263634
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 0-217-26363-1

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