The Thought and Its Expression; A Grammar After the System Introduced Into the Best Schools of Germany

The Thought and Its Expression; A Grammar After the System Introduced Into the Best Schools of Germany

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...planted by suckers. In rich soil it sometimes attains a height of 18 feet, and a thickness of several inches; but the thickest canes are by no means the best, as the thinner ones contain a great deal more sugar. When the sugarcane is ripe, it is cut down. The heads, which contain very little juice, are taken off and used as food for cattle. The lower parts of the cane are mashed in a mill between iron rollers, and the juice is pressed out and immediately boiled in large copper-vessels. With the boiling juice some lime-water and ox-blood are mixed, in order to neutralize the superfluous acid and greasy matter. During the process of boiling it must be constantly scummed, by which means the limewater and other impurities are again extracted. The boiling, scumming and purifying are performed in a successive number of boilers, in the last of which the juice is reducer) to a certain thickness and then poured out into particular vessels. In these it cools off; the inferior, liquid part drops down into a vessel beneath; the real sugar remains and settles in the form of small grains to the bottom. The liquid part is called molasses or syrup and it is used for a great number of purposes. The remaining granulous part is called sugar, and when it has become sufficiently dry, is partly used without further preparation, and partly taken to the sugar-houses, where it gets perfectly purified, receives a white color, is moulded into peculiar forms and from this called loaf-sugar. . 26. DIFFERENT KINDS OF CONNEXIONS OF SENTENCES. A. EXAMPLES. a. Dogs are useful for watching and hunting; they are also kept for amusement. Fruit-trees are ornaments of gardens and fields, they provide us moreover with the choicest dilicacies of nature. Pride goes before...
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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236659775
  • 9781236659774