Well, that makes a magnet of it, and the suspended needle, being attracted, sticks to it.
"The Battery and the Boiler" by R.M. Ballantyne
He played red or black, and the ball followed his color as the needle follows the magnet.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
Beans and needles and tacks and a magnet.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
My men, who had no faith whatever in the magnetic needle, were again almost paralysed with fear that we might not encounter the stream again.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Then, when the needle was still, he brought up the middle of the magnet very near to the needle; but it did not move towards it at all.
"Rollo's Experiments" by Jacob Abbott
Her idea had been to be a magnet, and magnets keep quite still; needles do all the moving.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
Magnetize a needle by drawing one of the poles of the magnet from end to end of the needle, always in the same direction, about twenty times.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
And still, as the needle is drawn by the magnet, here he was, in Bellaggio.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
The magnetic needle was apparently describing a semicircle.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
Draw a meridian on the sheet parallel to the position of the magnetic needle.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Wheatstone and Cooke invented the magnetic needle telegraph.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Magnetic needle, influence of current on, 129.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A NEEDLE IS MAGNETIZED.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
It is, or seems to be, a consciousness of direction that is as unerring as the magnetic needle.
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
Experiments with the Effects of the Electric Current on the Magnetic Needle, published at Berlin, 1816.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
O, O, Magnetic needles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
But now I am going to hold this magnet up, and bring the needle close to the magnet.
"With the Children on Sunday" by Sylvanus Stall
I secured a number of fragments, which I still possess, and which act forcibly upon a magnetic needle.
"The Glaciers of the Alps" by John Tyndall
It is well known that one pole of a magnetic needle points to the north and the other to the south.
"Electricity and Magnetism" by Elisha Gray
Moreover, he found that a magnetic needle hung near the tube was deflected as if held near an electric current.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various