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1 "The water, eraporating, would leave the salt behind, but mixed with charcoal, ashes, earth, and alkaline salts; consequently it must have been moist, or at any rate nauseous, if not refined by a new solution."—Beck- mann's Hist. Inv. Vol. II. p. 493. Bohn's Ed.
2 Not improbably a people of India so called, and mentioned in B. vi. c. 20.
3 See B.C. .42.
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