It is also worth asking why fresh water freezes, but seawater does not.
It is stained with seawater, and emits the musty smell which tells of immersion.
It looked like spirits or vinegar, but was, as I discovered, seawater for the aquarium.
This could, however, only now be looked upon as lost; for the seawater must have spoilt everything eatable.
A few biscuits, made savory ...