1 We have stolen glass vials and powders and acids from the Home of the Scholars.
2 We melt strange metals, and we mix acids, and we cut open the bodies of the animals which we find in the City Cesspool.
3 Jurgis was required to stay in the bath longer than any one, in the vain hope of getting out of him a few of his phosphates and acids.
4 He held out his hand as he spoke, and I noticed that it was all mottled over with similar pieces of plaster, and discoloured with strong acids.
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5 Comrades, we shall overthrow the government as true as there are fifteen intermediary acids between margaric acid and formic acid; however, that is a matter of perfect indifference to me.
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6 There was a hint of acid in the old voice.
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7 Melanie with cool dignity and India with acid bitterness saw to that.
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8 Mrs. Bogart was not the acid type of Good Influence.
9 She nodded and smiled and was very busy about purchasing boric acid.
10 Bubbles of carbonic acid gas will rise to the surface and burst, and make rings two or three feet wide.
11 And Trixie was not a name that suited, as Sands did, the thin, acid woman, red-haired, sharp and clean, who never dashed off masterpieces, it was true; but then never dropped hairpins in the soup.
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12 But even on windless days the air always smelt of something under-earth: sulphur, iron, coal, or acid.
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13 Has a white splash of acid upon his forehead.
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14 A formidable array of bottles and test-tubes, with the pungent cleanly smell of hydrochloric acid, told me that he had spent his day in the chemical work which was so dear to him.
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15 I don't know what it was, but it had either prussic acid or white lead in it.
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