The Chemist, Volume 4

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R. Hastings., 1843 - Chemistry

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Page 469 - TREATISE ON FOOD AND DIET: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen suited for Disordered States of the Digestive Organs ; and an Account of the Dietaries of some of the principal Metropolitan and other Establishments for Paupers, Lunatics, Criminals, Children, the Sick, &c. By JON. PEREIRA, MDFRS & LS Author of
Page 421 - I can confidently recommend this work, from my own personal experience, to all who are desirous of obtaining instruction in analysis, for its simplicity and usefulness, and the facility with which it may be apprehended.
Page 26 - I feel convinced that we have to do with some thermic influence, and that it will eventually be found that some purely calorific excitement produces a molecular change, or that a thermo-electric action is induced which effects some change in the polarities of the ultimate atoms of the solid.
Page 45 - Triflers may find or make any thing a trifle ; but since it is the great characteristick of a wise man to see events in their causes, to obviate consequences, and ascertain contingencies, your Lordship will think nothing a trifle by which the mind is inured to caution, foresight, and circumspection.
Page 24 - I placed on a well polished copper plate, a sovereign, a shilling, a large silver medal and a penny. The plate was gently warmed by passing a...
Page 26 - I find the impression made into the metal, I confidently hope to be enabled to give to these singular and beautiful productions a considerable degree of permanence, so that they may be used by engravers for working on.
Page 25 - Mercurial vapour brought up the images in the following order, smoked glass, crown glass, red glass, mica, beautifully delineated, orange glass, paper, charcoal, the coin, blue glass ; thus distinctly proving, that the only rays which had any influence on the metal, were the calorific rays.
Page 366 - He had the satisfaction of seeing his system, after half a century's existence, spread over every part of the globe ; and just before his death, he learned that homoeopathy was about to have a chair at the University of Vienna, and hospitals in all the Austrian States, at Berlin, and at London.
Page 316 - ... he had employed gallic acid in some cases of menorrhagia, with the most successful results. Like all the other remedies directed against that disease, it had also occasionally failed in his hands. Some of the cases, which had completely yielded under its use, were of an old standing, and aggravated description. He gave it during the intervals, as well as during the discharge, in doses of from ten to twenty grains per day, made into pills. It had this advantage over most other anti-hemorrhagic...
Page 72 - I mix with the bones, bone ash, or bone dust, or, with apatite or phosphorite or any other substance containing phosphoric acid, a quantity of sulphuric acid, just sufficient to set free as much phosphoric acid as will hold in solution the undecomposed phosphate of lime...

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