There was one of the odd-looking machines in each room, so it appears, and the two were connected by an electric wire. Watson had snapped the reed on one of the machines and the professor had heard from the other machine exactly the same sound.
Here, without the use of a battery, with no more electric current than that made by a couple of magnets, all the waves of a sound had been carried along a wire and changed back to sound at the farther end.
It's up to you, just according to how you pull the wires. Come on.
This man he got merely to play simple airs in slow time, so that the assistants could keep the time and the air and pull the wires accordingly.
Does the answer lie somewhere upon the bosom of the broad Sahara, at the end of two tiny wires, hidden beneath a lost cairn?
There were books, rifles, revolvers, ammunition, cameras, chemicals, telephones, telegraph instruments, wire, tool and more books--books upon every subject under the sun.
I ridiculed the assumption that there was an inner world and that these wires
led downward through the earth's crust to the surface of Pellucidar.
Watching the rigging up of the barbed wire, Jerry's next adventure was an encounter with Lerumie, the return boy from Meringe, who, only that morning, on the beach embarking, had been rolled by Biddy, along with his possessions into the surf.
Jerry, scarcely aware of Lerumie's presence, was trotting past on his way aft to where Borckman, the mate, was superintending the stringing of the barbed wire to the stanchions.
Edgar took up a small wooden box, through a hole in which the wire
of the runner ran.
Bring with you the three fat goats, the new sleeping mat, and the piece of copper wire
the length of a large man's forearm."
Then the person at the other end of the wire
must have plunged into something very interesting and absorbing, for Tom did not again interrupt by interjected remarks.