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" Let a sponge, three or four inches in diameter, be moistened with pure water, and in that state be suspended by a string or wire, exactly over the flame of the lamp, at the distance of a few inches ; this substance will absorb all the smoke emitted during... "
The new household receipt-book - Page 165
by Sarah Josepha Hale - 1854
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The Domestic Encyclopaedia: Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge ...

Anthony Florian Madinger Willich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1802
...other persons liable to complaints of the chest, we shall communicate the following simple expedient : Let a sponge, three or four inches in diameter, be moistened with pure water, and in lhat state be suspended by a string or wire exa&ly over the flame of the lamp, at the distance of a...
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A Manual of Useful Knowledge: Being a Collection of Valuable Miscellaneous ...

William Pybus - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1810 - 252 pages
...or others, liable to com. plaints of the chest, I shall communicate the following simple expedient. Let a sponge, three or four inches in diameter, be...lamp, at the distance of a few inches, this substance wiH absorb all the smoke emitted during the evening, or night, after which it should be rinsed in warm...
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Modern domestic cookery, and useful receipt book

Elizabeth Hammond - Cooking - 1819
...particles of dirt, and wash them through into the lower receptacle, To prevent the ill effects of lamp-oil. Let a sponge, three or four inches in diameter, be...which means it will be again rendered fit for use. Valuable effects of red spurge. Warts or corns anointed with the juice of this plant, presently disappear....
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The Family Receipt Book: Containing Eight Hundred Valuable Receipts in ...

Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell - Formulas, recipes, etc - 1819 - 408 pages
...to Asthmatic Persons, or others, liable to Complaints of the Chest. Leta sponge, three orfourinches in diameter, be moistened with pure water, and in...which means it will be again rendered fit for use. 428. To make economical Wicks for Lamps. When using a lamp with a flat wick, if you take a piece of...
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The New Family Receipt Book: Containing Eight Hundred Truly Valuable ...

Recipes - 1819 - 429 pages
...pickle, death relieved her from her sufferings. 427. To prevent Lamps from being pernicious to Asthmatic Persons, or others, liable to Complaints of the Chest....be suspended by a string or wire, exactly over the flameof the lamp, at the distance of a few inches; this substance will absorb all the smoke emitted...
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A thousand notable things, embracing a collection of scarce receipts, &c. To ...

Thousand notable things, Edward Somerset (2nd marq. of Worcester.) - 1822
...liable tfl Complaints $f the £fa**-r- JL,et a sponge three or fqur inches in djajneter, be nswistened with pure water, and in that state be suspended by a string or wire, exactly over the flame pf the lamp, *t the distance of a few .inches ; this substance will absorb all the smoke emitted during...
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The new family receipt book [by M.E. Rundell].

Maria Eliza Rundell - 1837
...pickle, death relieved her from her sufferings. 280. To prevent Lamps from being pernicious to Asthmatic Persons, or others, liable to Complaints of the Chest....which means it will be again rendered fit for use. 281. To mahe economical Wicks for Lamps. When using a lamp with a flat wick, if you take a piece of...
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Mackenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts

Colin MacKenzie - Home economics - 1853 - 456 pages
...rancid, arc highly pernicious, when inhaled into the lungs of Asthmatic persons. I'o prevent this, let a sponge, three or four inches in diameter, be...string or wire, exactly over the flame of the lamp, Ht the distance of a few inches; this substance will absorb all the smoke emitted during the evening...
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Mrs. Hale's receipts for the million ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Cooking - 1857 - 721 pages
...seldom fails to produce the desired effect. 399. To prevent Lamps from being pernicious to Asthmatia persons, or others liable to Complaints of the Chest....which means it will be again rendered fit for use. 400. The use of Tar-water in expanding the Lungs of Public Speakers, &c. — It has been found by the...
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Mackenzie's Ten Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts ...

Colin Mackenzie - Formulas, recipes, etc - 1867 - 496 pages
...or rancid, are highly pernicious, when inhaled into the lungs of asthmatic persons. To prevent this, let a sponge, three or four inches in diameter, be...moistened with pure water, and in that state be suspended be a string or wire, exactly over the flame of the lamp, at the distance of a few inches; this substance...
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