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1 This is not the fact.
2 On the contrary, they are used at the present day as a pectoral; and many so-called pectoral sirops are prepared from them.
3 See B. vi. c. 37, and B. xiii. c. 9.
4 They have no properties, when burnt, to distinguish them from the ashes of other vegetables.
5 Impure metallic oxide.
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