An illustration of a ill young boy.

Ill Young Boy

An illustration of a ill young boy.

An illustration of an army man standing at rest with a rifle.

Army Man at Rest with Rifle

An illustration of an army man standing at rest with a rifle.

An illustration of a man in prison resting his head on arm.

Man in Prison Resting Head

An illustration of a man in prison resting his head on arm.

An illustration of a man leaning against a pole.

Man Resting Against Pole

An illustration of a man leaning against a pole.

An illustration of a man wearing a helmet handing another man, leaning against a tree, a small tree branch.

Men Holding Tree Branch

An illustration of a man wearing a helmet handing another man, leaning against a tree, a small tree…

An illustration of three men laying against canvas.

Men Laying Down

An illustration of three men laying against canvas.

An illustration of a group of four men leaning up against a fence while smoking.

Men Leaning on Fence

An illustration of a group of four men leaning up against a fence while smoking.

"From the tomb of Ramses the Third." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian ottoman

"From the tomb of Ramses the Third." — Goodrich, 1844

"Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent; clasp the hands, without constriant, in front of the center of the body, fingers joined, left hand uppermost, left thumb clasped by the thumb and forefinger of the right hand, preserve silence and steadiness of position." — Moss, 1914

Parade rest

"Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent; clasp the hands, without…

"Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent; carry the muzzle in front of the center of the body, barrel to the left; grasp the piece with the left hand just below the stacking swivel, and with the right hand below and against the left." — Moss, 1914

Parade rest

"Carry the right foot 6 inches straight to the rear, left knee slightly bent; carry the muzzle in front…

"To construct a sighting rest for the pistol take a piece of wood about ten inches long, one and a quarter inches wide, and nine sixteenths of a inch thick. Shape one end so that it will fit snugly in the middle of the pistol when the magazine has been removed. Screw or nail this stick to the top of a post or other object at such an angle that the pistol when placed on top of the stick will be approximately horizontal. A suitable sighting rest for the revolver may be easily improvised." — Moss, 1914

Pistol sighting rest

"To construct a sighting rest for the pistol take a piece of wood about ten inches long, one and a quarter…

"Take an empty pistol ammunition box or a similar well-made box, remove the top and cut notches in the ends to fit the rifle closely. Place the rifle in these notches with the trigger guard close to and outside one end." — Moss, 1914

Sighting rest for rifle

"Take an empty pistol ammunition box or a similar well-made box, remove the top and cut notches in the…

A baby and an old man sleeping.

Sleep

A baby and an old man sleeping.

"A slide-rest such as would be used with the lathe in the previous engraving, for which purpose simplicity of construction and steadiness in all its parts are the points chiefly aimed at." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Slide-Rest

"A slide-rest such as would be used with the lathe in the previous engraving, for which purpose simplicity…

"The self-acting slide-rest carries reduction by driving the lathe itself the small "feed" movement necessary for bringing the tool to bear on successive portions of the work, it dispenses wholly with the need for physical exertion on the part of the workman, and does not even demand his continuous supervision." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Slide-Rest

"The self-acting slide-rest carries reduction by driving the lathe itself the small "feed" movement…

"The middle one an ordinary hook tool, suited for outside work on wrought iron or steel, and the one above it a left hand tool which can be used also for inside. Their cutting edges are of course forged and ground straighter or more pointed or otherwise varied according to circumstances, and for cast iron or brass the angle of the edge is made much less acute, as in the lowest of the three in the engaving." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Slide-Rest Tools

"The middle one an ordinary hook tool, suited for outside work on wrought iron or steel, and the one…

"When any liquid is placed in one or more of several vessels communicating with each other, it will not come to rest until it stands at the same height inall of thw vessels. This principle is emobodied in the familiar expression 'Water seeks its level.' the principle is illustrated, on a large scale, in the system of pipes by which water is distributed in cities." -Avery 1895

Water Level in Multiple Connected Vessels

"When any liquid is placed in one or more of several vessels communicating with each other, it will…

An illustration of a woman resting upon the back of a chair gazing into a fire.

Woman Watching Fire Place

An illustration of a woman resting upon the back of a chair gazing into a fire.