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Page 3 - that" the tables were written on both their sides, on the one side and on the other were they written; and the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven
Page 6 - and he wrote there, upon the stones, a copy of the law of MOSES ; which he wrote in the presence of the Children of Israel.
Page 107 - damp, are effectually preserved from rust or oxidation. The rust of iron is found to contain a carbonate of that metal, and the aqueous particles of " wet" and " damp" are, it is proved, decomposed by the contact of iron at all temperatures, and with increased effect at an elevated one; hence the formation of rust or oxidation,
Page 106 - I find that if linen or woollen cloth be immersed in water, saturated with quicklime and sulphate of soda, and then carefully dried, delicate
Page 113 - or earthen crucible, and continue the heat until the residuum becomes white, which it will readily do, if the paper
Page 107 - lime may even take up oxygen. The efflorescent sulphate of soda does not attract humidity, but rather casts it off,
Page 3 - when he had made an end of communing with him on Mount Sinai, two tables of
Page 107 - with the iron or steel, but also absorbs the first portions of present damp; perhaps too,