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In either case the blue colour of reddened litmus is permanently restored by the residuum.
"In poculi fundo residuum non relinque, admonisheth Pythagoras," said he, returning the empty cup to the sexton.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Custom and the folkways, like habit in the individual, may be regarded as a mere residuum of past practices.
After agitation in water it loses this property, and the residuum is merely inflammable air, with no great diminution of its bulk.
It burns with smoke and soot, and leaves a residuum of a coaly substance.
The residuum consists of a violet-coloured powder, which, by sublimation, is converted into cinnabar.
The residuum consists of revived mercury, with some regulus and calx of antimony.
The bread thus retains its sweetness—no waste of its saccharine matter, and no residuum except muriate of soda or common salt.
This is the reason why soups are deemed bad for weak stomachs; as this residuum is more difficult of digestion than ordinary food.
A TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMYCATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
The vast majority of our acts, he argues, are determined, but there remains a residuum of free choices.
DAMN!HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN

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