CLAUDINE-ALEXANDRINE GUERIN DE TENCIN
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A French writer; born at Grenoble in 1681; died Dec. 4, 1749. She was the friend of Fontenelle, Marmontel, Bolingbroke, and other noted men, and the mother of D'Alembert. Among her writings are: "The Siege of Calais"; "The Misfortunes of Love"; "Anecdotes of the Court and Reign of Edward II".; and "The Count of Comminges", which is probably her best book.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- solution alphanaphthol, balsam tolu, benzoin, copal, oil thyme in ether; applied to skin, the ether evaporates and leaves a thin protective film, like that of collodion. A form of surgical dressing similar to collodion. An antiseptic varnish consisting copal resin, benzoin, balsam tolu, oil of thyme, alpha-naphthol, and ether.