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A little black girl sat on the floor, and with her hands worked the treadle of the machine.
Bent low over the machine, he seems absorbed in the work, his hands deftly manipulating the shuttle, his foot on the treadle.
The wheel propelled by the treadle of the sewing machine will make a good drive wheel.
You stood before this and turned a large wheel at the left to start it, after which you kept it going with one foot on a treadle.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
All that is necessary is to leave an extension to the arm or heel of the treadle to catch over the jaw of the trap.
FIFTY YEARS A HUNTER AND TRAPPERELDRED NATHANIEL WOODCOCK
The treadle is connected to the bellows by a small steel chain, for the length requires to be invariable.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
As the treadle only acts in forcing air from the lower into the upper chamber of the bellows, a weight of 13 lbs.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
Press back on bottom of slanted stick and place your treadle against the stick.
DEADFALLS AND SNARESA. R. (ARTHUR ROBERT) HARDING
Make V shape on inside of treadle by driving stakes in the ground, cedar or pine, and hedge it in tight all around.
DEADFALLS AND SNARESA. R. (ARTHUR ROBERT) HARDING
Don't you see, boys, that the old fellow comes along and to go in he surely will step on the treadle.
DEADFALLS AND SNARESA. R. (ARTHUR ROBERT) HARDING

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