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" ... and a new flight of stairs, the dry-rot having rendered it unsafe to go from the ground-floor to the bed-rooms. Every precaution was taken to remove the decaying timbers when the new work was done ; yet the dry-rot so rapidly gained strength that... "
Diseases of cultivated plants and trees - Page 367
by George Massee - 1915 - 602 pages
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Outlines of botany

Gilbert Thomas Burnett - Science - 1835 - 1190 pages
...vessels and houses in which tbeee destroyers riot, no one can appreciate the ruin they entail. I knew a house into which the rot gained admittance, and which, during the time we rented it, (only four years,) had the parlour* twice wainscotted, and a new flight of stairs;...
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Outlines of Botany: Including a General History of the Vegetable ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Thomas Burnett - Botany - 1835 - 1190 pages
...vessels and houses in which these destroyers riot, no one can appreciate the ruin they entail. I knew a house into which the rot gained admittance, and which, during the time we rented it, (only four years,) had the parlours twice wainscotted, and a new flight of stairs;...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

Family & Relationships - 1837
...into which the dry rot gained admittance, and which, during the time we rented it, (only four years,) had the parlours twice wainscoted, and a new flight of stairs ; the dry rot having rendered it unsafe to go from the ground floor to the bedrooms. Every care was taken...
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Popular cyclopaedia of natural science (by W.B. Carpenter).

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1841
...house timbers is quite as rapid and complete, though less common. " I knew a house," says Mr. Burnett, "into which the rot gained admittance, and which,...the four years we rented it had the parlours twice wainscotted, and a new flight of stairs; the dry-rot having rendered it unsafe to go from the ground-floor...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849
...instance of the speed with which a building may be destroyed by this insidious enemy. He says : "I knew a house into which the rot gained admittance, and which, during the four years we rented it, had the parlors twice wainscoated, and a new flight of stairs, the dry-rot having rendered it unsafe to go...
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Vegetable physiology and systematic botany

William Benjamin Carpenter - Plant anatomy - 1848 - 607 pages
...house timbers is quite as rapid and complete, though less common. " I knew a house," says Mr. Burnett, "into which the rot gained admittance, and which,...the four years we rented it, had the parlours twice wainscotted, and a new flight of stairs ; the dry-rot having rendered it unsafe to go from the ground-floor...
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The Electrical Review, Volume 3

Electric engineering - 1875
...development and sure id of fungous growth. " I knew," says Professor Burnett, " a house into which t'"e rot gained admittance, and which, during the four...rented it, had the parlours twice wainscoted, and a new fight of stairs, the dry -rot having rendered it unsafe to go from the ground-floor to the bedrooms....
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