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Usage examples for salts

  1. He promises me presently a dozen of silver salts, and proposes a business for which he hath promised Mrs. Williams for my Lord Bruncker a set of plate shall cost him L500 and me the like, which will be a good business indeed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Why, we have no radium salts whatever on Earth that we could use for that purpose. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  3. Then, too, silks are often " weighted"; that is, just before they are dyed, salts of iron or tin are added. – Makers of Many Things by Eva March Tappan
  4. The nose should be tickled with a feather, and smelling- salts applied to it. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  5. He kills one hog, and salts it, which is all the meat used in the family during the year. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  6. The salts form a very small part of the baby's food, but an important one, for they are needed chiefly for the bones and the blood. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  7. Lisbeth went off to fetch some salts. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  8. The boy found a cake of tar soap, a bottle of salts, and a package of sulphur. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  9. The Pirate Prodigy rushed to her side with a bottle of smelling- salts. – Drift from Two Shores by Bret Harte
  10. The mineral salts serve various purposes, one of which is to cause the proteids to dissolve in the plasma. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  11. Occasionally one of these old salts, mournful amid his new environment, would meet me, and say, Ah! – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  12. A safe and easy preparation is made of a quart of boiled milk, which, when cold, is to be mixed with an ounce of the oil of vitriol, and an ounce of the spirit of salts, shaken well together. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. He begged her to let him fetch her some salts or a cordial. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  14. Here, take another sniff of the smelling- salts. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  15. She topples the one off her lap and takes up another as if she couldn't keep away from them; drops it in turn, and sits staring before her, sniffing at the salts. – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  16. The quantity of salts above mentioned is sufficient for the whole hog. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  17. After them come the further complicated supersalts and double salts, having a stability again decreased; and so throughout. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  18. Many of the cures at watering places include the taking of laxative salts, or waters of various kinds, and undoubtedly this is helpful at the beginning. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  19. We need some pure water- water free of copper salts. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
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