Incitions, one towards the Head, and the other at the Bottom of the Trunk. The Bark is removed without being mattered, and is then foftened in Water; after which it is placed over a Bed of burning Coals, which blackens its outward Surface. When this Operation...
Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on Such ... - Page 271
by NoŽl Antoine Pluche - 1766
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