How to use Brimstone in a sentence
Among other things Hales invented a "sea-gauge" for sounding, and processes for distilling fresh from sea water, for preserving corn from weevils by fumigation with brimstone, and for salting animals whole by passing brine into their arteries.
A male brimstone fluttered past, there may have been two.
On the 3rd April the first female brimstone was seen on Latchford meadow.
Formerly this was employed exclusively in the free state as brimstone, and this is still the case to a considerable extent in some countries, notably in the United States, but the great bulk of sulphuric acid is now made from metallic sulphides, especially those of iron and zinc. Most of the brimstone of trade comes from Sicily, but in the United States Louisiana sulphur is playing an important part, and seems likely to oust the Sicilian sulphur.
Brimstone is easily burned without any extraneous help; indeed the only precaution required is to take care lest the heat produced by the burning sulphur should not volatilize part of it in the unburned state.Advertisement
From the restaurant we saw also a brimstone which flew across.
A COMMA flew by, then we had our first brimstone of the day.
Even more alarming was the smell of burning brimstone that hung over the ruins of the parson's house.
Orange tip and brimstone are first, followed by meadow brown, gatekeeper, ringlet, green-veined white, small copper and common blue.
Talk ' bout yer brimstone, ah kin smell it from here!Advertisement
Dwelling in a womb of blood and brimstone, my days became malleable, my nights infinite.
Brimstone and White Admiral butterflies are frequent in this reserve, which also hosts a number of scarce moths.
The 2 can be told apart by the lack of a bright yellow rump in the Brimstone and its pale, stout bill.
Migrant hawker and black-tailed skimmer are two of the dragonflies commonly recorded and regularly seen butterflies include small copper, common blue and brimstone.
Richard Head in his Life and Death of Mother Shipton (1684) says, "the body was of indifferent height, her head was long, with sharp fiery eyes, her nose of an incredible and unproportionate length, having many crooks and turnings, adorned with many strange pimples of divers colours, as red, blue and dirt, which like vapours of brimstone gave such a lustre to her affrighted spectators in the dead time of the night, that one of them confessed several times in my hearing that her nurse needed no other light to assist her in her duties" Allowing for the absurdity of this account, it certainly seems (if any reliance is to be placed on the so-called authorities) that the child was phenomenally plain and deformed.Advertisement
These were virulent on the previously resistant cultivars Brimstone and Fenman (at the seedling stage).
Well, it's not as fire and brimstone as Hell's Kitchen, but it makes its point.
Since then, the actress's rich resume includes All My Children, Another World, Brimstone, Burn Notice, Kindred the Embraced, Seaquest DSV and much more.
Speaking of the soundtrack, Batman Begins leaves behind the fire and brimstone of the past and strikes a much bolder cord.
In June, Stacy Haiduk interviewed with Love To Know Science Fiction about her roles on Superboy, Seaquest DSV, Kindred the Embraced, Heroes and Brimstone to name a few genre pieces she's stared in throughout her career.Advertisement
Brimstone is a really underrated show that aired for one season.
Pyrites is largely worked for sake of the sulphur which it contains, and in many cases it has displaced brimstone in the manufacture of sulphuric acid.
It should be noted that this " recovered sulphur," which is equal in purity to the " refined brimstone " of commerce, has a far higher value than the sulphur contained in the originally employed pyrites, so that the recovery is a paying process, in spite of the somewhat considerable cost of the plant and of the working operations.
The forests contain valuable timber trees such as African oak or teak (Oldfieldia Africana), rosewood, ebony, tamarind, camwood, odum - whose wood resists the attacks of termites - and the tolmgah or brimstone tree.
To begin with, in the burners pyrites (or, as the case may be, brimstone or blende) is made to yield hot burner-gas containing about 7% (in the case of brimstone 10 or 11%) of SO 2.Advertisement