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 Glaswe’gian.Glaucus (of Bœotia). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Glauber Salts.
 
So called from Johann Rudolph Glauber, a German alchemist, who discovered it in 1658 in his researches after the philosopher’s stone. It is the sulphate of soda.   1
 


 Glaswe’gian.Glaucus (of Bœotia). 

 
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