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Usage examples for galena

  1. I remember of his visiting my father at Galena, in 1844 or 1845. They continued to correspond until Lincoln's death. – Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian? by John B. Remsburg
  2. After the fight had lasted about four hours the Galena withdrew much crippled, and has never, I believe, been known to fame since. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  3. Governor Yates and some of his staff, together with E. B. Washburn, then a member of Congress from the Galena District, were with General Logan. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher
  4. The thirteen beds followed each other in corresponding order, consisting of fluor- spar, heavy spar, galena, etc. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  5. A singular proof of this occurred the other day at Galena. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  6. An upright type of this detector can be bought for $ 2. 25, while a horizontal type, as shown at B, can be bought for $ 2. 75. Galena is the crystal that is generally used, for, while it is not quite as sensitive as silicon and iron pyrites, it is easier to obtain a sensitive piece. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  7. The following year the town of Galena was founded, and in 1829 there was a stampede thither. – Stories of the Badger State by Reuben Gold Thwaites
  8. You can make a crystal detector out of a couple of binding posts, a bit of galena and a piece of brass wire, or, better, you can buy one all ready to use for 50 cents. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  9. Superior quality limestone on Fox and Desplaines rivers; lead most important mineral; Galena in centre of richest diggings of the Northwest. – Alden's Handy Atlas of the World by John B. Alden
  10. When, standing with leaden heart in the little store at Galena, the opportunity for a military life came knocking at the door, he welcomed it. – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given
  11. The cause was not attempted to be tried at Galena, for the government knew what the decision of the jury would have been, but it is contested at Vandalia. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  12. The second great event of the day was the event of the special over the Galena roar, of sixteen cars and more than a thousand pairs of sovereign lungs. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  13. When the ingenious chap who was to iron- plate it commenced his work, Commodore Head ordered him to put the plates on the inside of the boat, instead of outside, as in the case of the Monitor and Galena. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell
  14. He wrote from Galena: Eagle forgotten. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  15. I stayed there two days, much pleased with the society and the kindness shown to me; but an opportunity of descending the Wisconsin to Prairie du Chien, in a keel- boat, having presented itself, I availed myself of an invitation to join the party, instead of proceeding by land to Galena, as had been my original intention. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  16. Life insurance mostly, I believe; had two offices, one in Ophir and one at Galena, and has also done some private loan business. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  17. And when we get through we plot another curve and call it, for example, a " platinum- galena characteristic." – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  18. He grew now to know the river as few have ever known it,- his operations extended from Galena, Illinois, to the Balize at the river's very mouth, and even into the tributaries of the Mississippi,- and he used to say that there was not a stretch of fifty miles in the twelve hundred between Saint Louis and New Orleans in which he had not stood on the bottom under his diving- bell. – James B. Eads by Louis How
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