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1 The stone now known as "Prase" is a vitreous, leek-green, variety of massive quartz.
2 This may possibly have been Plasma, a faintly translucent Chalcedony, approaching jasper, having a greenish colour, sprinkled with yellow and whitish dots, and a glistening lustre. Or, perhaps, Bloodstone or Heliotrope, a kind of jasper.
3 See the preceding Chapter, and Note 31.
4 "Cymbia." Drinking vessels shaped like a boat.
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