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  • When quite dry guncotton is easily detonated by a blow on an anvil or hard surface.
  • According to Prechtl, the ordinary metals, in regard to the degree of facility or perfection with which they can be hammered flat on the anvil, rolled out into sheet, or drawn into wire, form the following descending series: Hammering.
  • The hill called the "Anvil of Baracoa" (about 3000 ft.) is remarkable for its extremely regular formation.
  • Subsequently the;: anvil was marked in various ways, and decorated with letters and figures of beasts, and later still the ambos was replaced by a reverse die.
  • During the wars between Sobieski, king of Poland (167496), and the Turks, Moldavia found itself between hammer and anvil, and suffered terribly from Tatar devastations.
 

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