THE CHEMISTRY OF COMMON LIFE.

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Página 290 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Página 37 - 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 37 - And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD showed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet...
Página 135 - A sieve is dropped into this tube and covered with leaves, which are shaken on it to about an inch in thickness. After five or six minutes, during which time they are carefully watched, they are removed from the fire and rolled a third time. As the balls of leaves come from the hands of the roller they are placed in a heap until the whole have been rolled.
Página 144 - In the life of most persons a period arrives when the stomach no longer digests enough of the ordinary elements of food, to make up for the natural daily waste of the bodily substance. The size and weight of the body, therefore, begin to diminish more or less perceptibly. At this period tea comes in as a medicine to arrest the waste, to keep the body from falling away so fast, and thus to enable the less energetic powers of digestion still to supply as much as is needed to repair the wear and tear...
Página 134 - ... These balls of leaves are frequently shaken out and passed from hand to hand until they reach the head workman, who examines them carefully to see if they have taken the requisite twist. When he is satisfied of this, the leaves are removed from the rolling table and shaken out upon flat trays, until the remaining portions have undergone the same process, In no case are they allowed to lie long in this state, and sometimes they are taken at once to the roasting pan.
Página 149 - ... justly remarked that, as foreigners seemed to prefer having a mixture of Prussian blue and gypsum with their tea, to make it look uniform and pretty, and as these ingredients were cheap enough, the Chinese had no objection to supply them, especially as such teas always fetched a higher price...
Página 149 - This colouring matter was applied to the teas during the last process of roasting. About five minutes before the tea was removed from the pans — the time being regulated by the burning of a...
Página 178 - ... hunger-staying influence of the similar ingredients contained in tea and coffee; and, second, the bitter principle. When taken unmixed, this substance is to many, while they are unaccustomed to it, not only disagreeable, but nauseous in a high degree.
Página 116 - Suffolk bank, — a cheese which often requires an axe to cut it, and which is so hard " that pigs grunt at it, dogs bark at it, but neither of them dare bite it.

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