Husbandry and Trade Improv'd; Being a Collection of Many Valuable Materials Relating to Corn, Cattle, Coals, Hops, Wool, &C. with a Compleat Catalogue

Husbandry and Trade Improv'd; Being a Collection of Many Valuable Materials Relating to Corn, Cattle, Coals, Hops, Wool, &C. with a Compleat Catalogue

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1727 edition. Excerpt: ...be a plane and not a globe. Then when globes fly by warmth, they'll penetrate as wedges, according to the degree of strength they are sent up by. The blood and humours are made of heterogeneous or different parts, some thick and some thin as milk is. Globes, when together, cannot fill up a space, but there will be bollo'wnejses between 'em; for a barrel full of shot or bullets will hold water beside. Wherever there is a vacuity, there the air strives-tp press matter in, as I shewed in my last about fire, and the former about pumps: And this vacuity perhaps it is we call alkali. Mercury, when it flies, leaves what was' between its globes, and these meeting again, -wantsomething to fill the hollownejfes j and some of the salts are press'd in: These leave the rest of the matter they were in more fluid, as rennets fixing the salts in milk, makes the thin-whey appear, jear, and 'twill run thro' less pores 5 even so the iquor left by the solid parts, got into the mercury, is more fluid, easier separates, and so is cast out by spitting, or any other evacuating places it comes next to. This liquor, I presume, carries off some salts, and the other is carried off by the mercury it self, for if that should not go off" with the evacuations, I presume the mercury wou'd still fly, as long as warmth lasted. Yours, -j., 'i" John Houghton, F. R. S.-Friday, Jan. zz, l6pi-Num.cclxxxvii. Sublimate, how made and counterfeited. Red. precipitate, white precipitate, yellow precipitate. How these will alter colour. 'Poison, its definition. Its different forts, effects and antidotes: contagious diseases thought from henct: Sublimate stronger than arsenick. How mercury may be reviv'd. IN my last I shewed the reason of fluxing. My author shews the making of...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492463
  • 9781236492463