A New Historical and Descriptive View of Derbyshire: From the Remotest Period to the Present Time, 第 1 卷

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S. Mason, 1811 - 717 頁
 

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第 448 頁 - With wiry teeth revolving cards release The tangled knots, and smooth the ravell'd fleece; Next moves the iron hand with fingers fine, Combs the wide card, and forms the eternal line; Slow, with soft lips, the whirling can acquires The tender skeins, and wraps in rising spires; With quicken'd pace successive rollers move, And these retain, and those extend the rove; Then fly the spoles, the rapid axles glow, And slowly circumvolves the labouring wheel below.

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