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A tint of aqua-marina of marvellous delicacy spread a soft hue throughout the cavern.
Neither this acid nor the nitrous will dissolve gold or platina; but a mixture of them, called aqua regia, will do it.
Platina is precipitated from a solution in aqua regia by sal-ammoniac, as gold is by martial vitriol.
It is soluble in the vitriolic or marine acids, and reduced to a yellow calx by nitrous acid or aqua regia.
If a little aqua-fortis be mixed with the water, the writing will dry well, and not run out of its form when the paper is wetted.
But just before the catastrophe one man, integer vitae scelerisque purus, sees the truth.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
The wood of those trees is as heavy or heavier than Brazil or Lignum vitae; and is in colour white.
Forsitan tu admitteris si Desiderium vitae aeternae aliquando loqui cessaverit, V 209 d.
Felix, non vitae tantum claritate, sid etiam opportunitate mortis.
THOMAS JEFFERSONEDWARD S. ELLIS ET. AL.
I throw these old leaves into the elixir vitae of sweet memory, as Dr. Heidegger that old rose into his wonderful crystal water.
THE BOOK-BILLS OF NARCISSUSLE GALLIENNE, RICHARD

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