THE CHEMISTRY OF COMMON LIFE

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Página 37 - Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. 22 So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. 23 And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
Página 16 - ... of radiating their heat, and of thus becoming cool with different degrees of rapidity, and those substances which in the air become cool first, also attract first and most abundantly the particles of falling dew.
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Página 134 - The leaves are allowed to remain in this condition for about three hours : during this time the workmen are employed in going over the sieves in rotation, turning the leaves and separating them from each other. A fine dry day, when the sun is not too bright, seems to be preferred for this part of the operation. The leaves, having now lost a large portion of their moisture, and having become reduced considerably in size, are removed into the factory.
Página 12 - ... skeletons of human beings, tigers, pigs, deer, peacocks, and all sorts of birds. We could not perceive any vapour, or any opening in the ground, which last appeared to be of a very hard, sandy substance.
Página 134 - This is rolled upon the rattan-worked table, and greatly compressed, the object being to get rid of a portion of the sap and moisture, and at the same time to twist the leaves.
Página 232 - Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.
Página 294 - Poplar Grove. By Mrs. Copley, . Somerville Hall. By Mrs. Ellis, . Sowing and Reaping. By Mary Howitt, . Story of a Genius Strive and Thrive. By do The Two Apprentices. By do. ... Tired of Housekeeping. By TS Arthur, . Twin Sisters (The). By Mrs. Sandham, W hich is the Wiser ! By Mary Howitt, Who Shall be Greatest?
Página 129 - In Central America, the Indian of native blood, and the Creole of mixed European race, indulge alike in their ancient chocolate. In Southern America the tea of Paraguay is an almost universal beverage. The native North American tribes have their Appalachian tea, their Oswego tea, their Labrador tea, and many others. From Florida to Georgia in the United States, and over all the West India Islands, the...
Página 122 - ... contract at once, and the albumen to coagulate, before the juice has had time to escape from within. And so in boiling. When a piece of beef or mutton is plunged into boiling water, the outer part contracts, the albumen which is near the surface coagulates, and the internal juice is prevented either from escaping into the water by which it is surrounded, or from being diluted and weakened by the admission of water among it. When cut up, therefore, the meat yields much gravy, and is rich in flavour....

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