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1 It has quite lost its ancient repute: the only use it is now put to is the manufacture of an inferior soap. See B. xxiii. c. 37.
2 De Re Rust. cc. 130, 169.
3 Dolia and cadi. Fée observes, that this, if done with the modern vessels, would have a tendency to make the oil turn rancid.
4 On the contrary, Fée is inclined to think it would attract them, from its mucilaginous properties.
5 Olive oil, however, has a tendency to generate verdigrease in copper vessels.
6 This, as Fée remarks, is probably so absurd as not to be worth discussing.
7 Re Rust. B. i. c. 2.
8 If she happens to have destroyed the buds, but not otherwise.
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