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" But fifteen pounds of flesh contain no more carbon than four pounds of starch, and while the savage, with one animal and an equal weight of starch, could maintain life and health for a certain number of days, he would be compelled, if confined to flesh... "
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines ... - Page 82
by Andrew Ure - 1858
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 69-70

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1842
...lbs. of starch ; and while the savage, with one animal and an equal weight of starch, could support life and health for a certain number of days, he would...order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration and for the animal heat, to consume five such animals in the same period. ' It is easy to see, from...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 70

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1842
...Ibs. of starch; and while the savage, with one animal and an equal weight of starch, could support life and health for a certain number of days, he would...order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration and for the animal heat, to consume five such animals in the same period. ' It is easy to see, from...
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Animal chemistry,: or, Organic chemistry in its applications to physiology ...

Justus Liebig (Freiherr von) - Science - 1842 - 354 pages
...maintain life and health for a certain number of days, he would be compelled, if confined to flesh, in order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration,...during the same time, to consume five such animals. It is easy to see, from these considerations, how close the connection is between agriculture and the...
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The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 6

Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Theodore Stout Bell - Medicine - 1842
...maintain life and health for a certain number of days, he would be compelled, if confined to flesh, in order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration, during the same time, to conjume five such animals. "It is easy to see, from these considerations, how close the connection...
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Familiar letters on chemistry, ed. by J. Gardner

Justus Liebig (freiherr von.) - 1843
...starch and sugar. But 15 lbs. of flesh contain no more carbon than 4 lbs. of starch, and while the savage with one animal and an equal weight of starch...during the same time, to consume five such animals. It is easy to see, from these considerations, how close the connection is between agriculture and the...
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Animal Chemistry: Or Chemistry in Its Applications to Physiology and Pathology

Justus Freiherr von Liebig, William Gregory - Biochemistry - 1843 - 388 pages
...maintain life and health for a certain number of days, he would be compelled, if confined to flesh, in order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration...during the same time, to consume five such animals. It is easy to see, from these considerations, how close the connection is between agriculture and the...
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Chemistry in Its Application to Agriculture and Physiology

Justus Freiherr von Liebig - 1843 - 246 pages
...flesh and of the blood which must take the place of starch and sugar. pelled, if confined to flesh, in order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration, during the same time, to consume nve suck animals. It is easy to see, from these considerations, how close the connexion is between...
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Recent improvements in arts, manufactures, and mines: being a supplement to ...

Andrew Ure - Technology & Engineering - 1845 - 304 pages
...man, in a very remarkable point of view, when he states that 15 pounds of flesh contain no more carbon for supplying animal heat by its combustion into carbonic...during the same time, to consume five such animals. Arrow root imported in 1839, 303,489 ; in 1840, 408,469 Ibs. ; retained for consumption, 224,794 and...
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Railway readings

Railway readings - 1847
...constructed of this one metak tain no more carbon than 41bs. of starch; and while the savage, with an animal and an equal weight of starch, could maintain...during the same time, to consume five such animals. It is easy to see from these considerations how close the connexion is between agriculture and the...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 9

Phrenology - 1847
...of the flesh and of the blood which must take the place of starch and sugar. CHEMISTRY. 281 pelled, if confined to flesh alone, in order to procure the...during the same time, to consume five such animals. It is easy to see, from these considerations, how close the connection is between agriculture and the...
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