A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest Inventions and Improvements; Also, a Description of the Origin, Manufacture, Uses, and Chemical Properties of the Various Animal and Mineral Substances Employed in These Arts. With an Appendix ...

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Page 8 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee.
Page 4 - Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age : and he made him a coat of many colours.
Page 7 - And they answered, We will willingly give them. And they spread a garment, and did cast therein every man the earrings of his prey.
Page 5 - Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering. 3 And this is the offering which ye shall take of them; gold, and silver, and brass, 4 And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats...
Page 4 - Her wise ladies answered her, yea, she returned answer to herself, have they not sped ? have they not divided the prey ; to every man a damsel or two ; to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil...
Page 25 - They are then in an active state, but each is neutralized by the relative effect that the others have upon it. When they are absorbed in the same proportions, they are in a passive state, and black is the result. When transmitted through any transparent body, the effect is the same ; but in the first case they are material or inherent, and in the second impalpable or transient.
Page 96 - ... pour it off. Repeat this process till the water comes off but slightly tinged, for which about five pints will be sufficient. Heat all the liquor in an earthen or silver vessel, till it is near boiling, and then pour it into a large basin, into which a troy ounce of alum dissolved in a pint of boiling soft water has been previously put. Stir the mixture together, and, while stirring, pour in gently about an ounce and a half of a saturated solution of subcarbonate of potassa.
Page 279 - Thomson of Clitheroe, and Mr. Bauer, shows them to consist of transparent glassy tubes, which when unripe are cylindrical, and in the mature state collapsed in the middle, from end to end, giving the appearance of a separate tube on each side of the flattened fibre. In many of the operations of dyeing and...
Page 5 - ... and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.
Page 5 - MOREOVER thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet : with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them.

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