"Well, I can tell you, I am not going to let myself be weighed
," said Kennedy, firmly.
In my dream, in my last morning-dream, I stood to-day on a promontory-- beyond the world; I held a pair of scales, and WEIGHED the world.
How I thank my morning-dream that I thus at to-day's dawn, weighed the world!
The first is not less than two inches and a half thick and weighs
"A shot of 108 inches in diameter, and twelve inches in thickness, would weigh
, in cast-iron, 67,440 pounds; cast in aluminum, its weight will be reduced to 19,250 pounds."
"Evidently, as two hundred pounds will only weigh thirty pounds on the surface of the moon."
"It is certain," replied Barbicane; "the attraction is so great on this enormous orb, that an object weighing 70,000 pounds on the earth would weigh but 1,920 pounds on the surface of the sun.
But here reality, by the neutralizations of attractive forces, produced men in whom nothing had any weight, and who weighed nothing themselves.
He said he had weighed
it carefully when he reached home, and it had turned the scale at thirty- four pounds.
(as we said) must ever be well weighed
; and generally it is good, to commit the beginnings of all great actions to Argus, with his hundred eyes, and the ends to Briareus, with his hundred hands; first to watch, and then to speed.
[USA], Nov 7 (ANI): Turns out, people who don't weigh
themselves at all or rarely were less likely to lose weight than those who weighed
themselves often, a new study has revealed.
The findings, led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California in the United States, showed that people who do not weigh
themselves at all or did rarely were less likely to lose weight than those who weighed