milar to the diamond.
The spatula at the other end is used for puttying, etc.
The diamond is crystallized carbon.
Diamonds were first brought to Europe from the mine of Sumbalpoor.
The Golconda mines were discovered in 1534.
The mines of Brazil in 1728.
Those in the Ural in 1829.
The great Russian diamond weighs 193 carats; cost, £ 104,166 13 s. 4 d. in 1772.
The Pitt diamond weighed 136 carats; sold to the king of France for £ 125,000, in 1720.
The Koh-i-noor was found in 1550.
It sawdust, resin, bran, sand, ashes, wood shavings, is as old as the writings of Siemienowicz, 1651.
He remarked, very truly, that they have the effect of making the powder burn more slowly.
The practice has been again and again introduced, in Brazil about 1800; by Thurnagel in Germany; Thomassin and Leblanc in France; Firzoo in Russia.
Dr. Gale has shown that by the addition of sand in certain proportions the powder is rendered nonexplosive.
The white gun powder invented by Captain Sch
Beet, a; e, III. 519, IX. 181, 186.Cyprian asbestus, d.
Beet and mangold-wurzel root, b.Daphne, e, IV. 673, VI. 210, 247, XIV. 17, XVII. 171, XVIII. 5.
Berries, a.Decayed wood, c.
Birch, a; e, XIII. 184, XVIII. 9.Diss, g, II. 115.
Blackberries, a.Dog's grass, a.
Blue cabbage stalks, d.Dunhee (Sesbanea aculeata), e, XIII. 126.
Blue grass, c.
Boehmeria, a; e, XIII. 126.Dury, e, i. 248.
Bombax, a.Dust, a.
Bracken, c.Dwarf palm, c; e, XI. 210, XVII. 171.
Bran, a; c.
Brazil wood, d.Dyewoods (spent), a.
Brazilian grass, c.Earth moss, d.
Brewery refuse, a.Ejoo, e, XIV. 17; f, XII. 19, 146.
Bromeliaceae, a; e, v. 142, VI. 210. XVII. 171.Elder, a.
Broom, a; e, v. 94, VI. 210, XIII. 117, XV. 113.Ericaceae rushes, a.
Erytoxylon guttafereae, a.Lily root, a.
Esparte, c.Lime, c.
Espartero, c.Linden, c : e, XVIII. 9.
Esparto grass, b; c; e, XIV. 19, XV. 69, 108, 121, 138 : f, VI. 132, 150, 166, 186, VII. 5, 21, XIV. 178, 296; g, II. 24