Smith, G. / The laboratory; or, School of arts: containing a large collection of valuable secrets, experiments, and manual operations in arts and manufactures, highly useful to gilders, jewellers, enamellers, goldsmiths, dyers, cutlers, pewterers, joiners, japanners, book-binders, plasterers, artists, and to the workers in metals in general; and in plaster of paris, wood, ivory, bone, horn, and other materials
Part XII. On the nightingale and canary-bird; with notices of a few other singing-birds, p. 337
fHE NIGHTINGALE 311 such means, advance and grow more perfect, till you have obtained a true and experienced knowledge; and are be- tome master of the art. Receipt for the Etck-ground, or Varntish. TAKE three ounces of asphaltum, powdered and sifted; two ounces and an half of virgin-wax; half an ounce of frankincense, and half an ounce. of nut-oil, melted toge ther. PART XII. ON THE JGHTINGALE AND CANARY.BIb WITH NOTIM OF A SEW OTHER SNGIN.G BluI. r will be needless to enter upon a serious panegyrlc on the charming notes of these melodious songsters, or to describe the symmetry of their form and beauty of their features: the delight and satisfaction they bestow upon their keepers, render them the daily subjects of our praise. 4i treating of these birds, we shall begin with the "' VOL,. 1. z N IGH r.
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