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" ... they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which time they will be of a dark green. "
The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ... - Page 306
by Thomas Sprat - 1667 - 438 pages
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The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 16

English essays - 1747
...and will communicate their Colbur to the Oyfters that are put into them, in four or five Days, tho' they commonly let them continue there fix Weeks or two Months, in which Time they will be The KUmim Acnurt, of fame <f tie fri*. a dark Green_ To prove that the Sun ope , al Parti of our Fijbtry,...
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Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, Or, The British Conchology ...

Emanuel Mendes da Costa - Mollusks - 1778 - 254 pages
...oy▀ers that are " put into them in four or five days, tha" " they commonly let them continue there u fix weeks, or two months, in which time " they will be of a dark green. " To prove that the fun operates in the. " greening,- fole▀ury fits will green only " in Summer j but that the earth hath...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 5

William Nicholson - 1809
...co-operating widi the heat of the sun, will become green, and communicate their colour to the oysters that are put into them, in four or five days ; though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, iii which time they will be of a dark green. To prove that the sun operates...
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...co-operating with the heat of the sun, will become green, and communicate their colour to tin* oysters that are put into them, in four or five days ; though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which time they will be of a dark green. To prove that the sun operates...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 9

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...oysters that are put into them, in four or five days ; though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which time they will be of...green. To prove that the sun operates in the greening, Tolcsbury pits will green only in summer ; but that the earth hath the greater power, Brickel Sea pits...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 9

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...co-operating with the heat of the sun, will become green, and communicate their colour to the oysters that are put into them, in four or five days; though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which time they will be of a dark green. To prove that the sun operates...
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 1

1823
...cooperating with the heat of the sua, frill become green, and will communicate their colour to the oysters that are put into them, in four or five days, though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, jn which time they will be a dark green. As a proof that the sun operates...
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History and Description of the Ancient Town and Borough of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cromwell - Colchester (England) - 1825
...pits, from some quality in the soil, will become green, and communicate their colour to the oysters that are put into them in four or five days, though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months; in which time they will be of a dark green. It is very remarkable, that a...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...oysters that are put into them four or five days, though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which time they will be of a dark green. The oysters, when the tide conies in, lie with iheir hollow shell downwards ; and, when it goes out,...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 6

1831
...quality in the soil, will become green, and communicate their colour to the oysters that are put in them in four or five days, though they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which tiinu they will be of a dark green. It is very remarkable, that a...
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