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" From the greater strength and vivacity of the flame of a candle, in this pure air, it may be conjectured that it might be peculiarly salutary to the lungs in certain morbid cases... "
The Life of Joseph Priestly: LL.D., F.R.S., &c., with Critical Observations ... - Page 62
by John Corry - 1804 - 112 pages
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The Connexion of Life with Respiration; Or, An Experimental Inquiry Into the ...

Edmund Goodwyn - 1788 - 126 pages
...the writings of Dr. Prieftley, are contained in the following paragraph. " From the greater ftrength and vivacity of the " flame of a candle, in this pure...may be " conjectured, that it might be peculiarly falutary " to the lungs in certain morbid cafes, when the " common air would not be fufficient to carry...
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Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air: And Other ..., Volume 2

Joseph Priestley - 1790
...been abundantly verified by the experiments of Mr. Lavoifier and others. Y From the greater ftrength and vivacity of the flame of a candle, in this pure...it may be conjectured, that it might be peculiarly falutary to the lungs in certain morbid cafes, when the common -air -would not be fufficient to carry...
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Joseph Priestley, Volume 39

Thomas Edward Thorpe - 1906 - 228 pages
...air instead of common air. . . . Possibly platina might be melted by means of it. " From the greater strength and vivacity of the flame of a candle, in...peculiarly salutary to the lungs in certain morbid cases. . . . But perhaps we may also infer from these experiments that though pure dephlogisticated air might...
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A History of Chemistry

Forris Jewett Moore - 1918 - 292 pages
...the reaction strongly. Concerning its physiological action he writes as follows: "From the greater strength and vivacity of the flame of a candle, in...carry off the phlogistic putrid effluvium fast enough (see page 29). But, perhaps, we may also infer from these experiments, that though pure dephlogisticated...
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A History of Chemistry

Forris Jewett Moore - 1918 - 292 pages
...reaction strongly. Concerning its physiological action he writes as follows: "From the greater strength and vivacity of the flame of a candle, in...salutary to the lungs in certain morbid cases, when the commoir"air would not be sufficient to carry off the phlogistic putrid effluvium fast enough (see page...
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Man and His Home, Volume 11

Arie Jan Haagen-Smit - 1971 - 21 pages
...two mice and myself have had this pleasure, privilege of breathing it. It may be peculiarly salutory to the lungs in certain morbid cases when the common...off the phlogistic putrid effluvium fast enough." "" These remarks were undoubtedly inspired by the heavy pollution in the industrial towns of England,...
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Crucibles: The Story of Chemistry from Ancient Alchemy to Nuclear Fission

Bernard Jaffe - 1976 - 368 pages
...salutary to the lungs in certain morbid cases when" (as he explained it in his terms of phlogiston) "the common air would not be sufficient to carry off the phlogistic putrid effluvium fast enough." Today oxygen is, in fact, administered in cases of pneumonia where the lungs have been reduced in size...
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Life at the Extremes: The Science of Survival

Frances Ashcroft - 2002 - 347 pages
...unwholesome, it would almost instantly become sweet and wholesome.' He also conjectured that oxygen might be 'peculiarly salutary to the lungs in certain...cases when the common air would not be sufficient'. Early scientists often experimented on themselves and Priestley was no exception. He found that breathing...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 85, 1942)

...air instead of common air. . . . Possibly platina might be melted by means of it. From the greater strength and vivacity of the flame of a candle, in...peculiarly salutary to the lungs in certain morbid cases. . . . But perhaps we may also infer from these experiments that though pure dephlogisticated air might...
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