Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians

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W.K. David, 1889 - Chemistry, Technical - 125 pages

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Page 26 - Spanish whiting, and a pound of clean glue, which has been previously dissolved by soaking it well, and then hanging it over a slow fire, in a small kettle within a large one filled with water. Add five gallons...
Page 24 - ... or cementing them on. The stone is set in silver or gold, and the lower part of the metal made flat, or to correspond with the part to which it is to be fixed. It is then warmed gently, and the glue applied, which is so very •strong that the parts thus cemented never separate.
Page 24 - ... or ammoniacum, which must be rubbed or ground till they are dissolved. Then mix the whole with a sufficient heat. Keep the glue in a phial closely stopped, and when it is to be used set the phial in boiling water.
Page 31 - Any hard steel tooth will cut glass with great facility when kept wet with camphor dissolved in turpentine. A drill bow may be used, or even the hand alone. A hole may be readily enlarged by a round file. The ragged edges of glass vessels may also be thus easily smoothed by a flat file. Flat window glass can readily be sawed with a watchspring saw by the aid of this solution.
Page 32 - ... form of powder ; the whole is now briskly stirred for about half an hour, so as to mix thoroughly ; and then the...
Page 24 - ... in another vessel, dissolve as much isinglass (previously a little softened in water, though none of the water must be used,) in...
Page 37 - Then add gradually about 9 ounces of the orange-flower water, stirring constantly, continuing this operation until a fine, creamy emulsion is the result. Subject this to violent agitation — preferably with the aid of a mechanical...
Page 25 - Beat the eggs, put them into a stewpan, and add the cream, butter, and seasoning; stir in as much flour as will bring it to the consistency of dough; make it into balls, either round or egg-shaped, and fry them in butter; put them in the tureen, and pour the boiling bouillon over them.
Page 26 - ... one filled with water. Add five gallons of hot water to the mixture, stir it well, and let it stand a few days covered from the dirt. It should be put on right hot; for this purpose it can be kept in a kettle on a portable furnace.
Page 26 - Strain the liquid through a flue sieve or strainer, and add to it a peck of salt, previously well dissolved in warm water ; three pounds of ground rice, boiled to a thin paste, and stirred in boiling hot ; half a pound of powdered Spanish whiting, and a pound of clean glue, which has been...

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