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  • If we desire to follow the opinions of the Ionians as regards Egypt, who say that the Delta alone is Egypt, reckoning its sea-coast to be from the watch-tower called of Perseus to the fish-curing houses of Pelusion, a distance of forty schoines, and counting it to extend inland as far as the city of Kercasoros, where the Nile divides and runs to Pelusion and

    The History of Herodotus

  • Cape Town's list of manufactories in 1859 included a total of fifty-six brickfields, limekilns, foundries, breweries, corn and snuff mills, soap, candle, fish-curing and printing establishments.

    Class & Colour in South Africa 1850-1950 - Ch.1

  • The salmon-fishery and fish-curing are important branches of its trade; and it has also breweries and flour-mills and manufactures snuff and coarse linen.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • Therefore, for packing and forwarding to Ireland, we used a fish-curing shed, not far from

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

  • In six months 'time, the' Star of the Sea 'may be ploughing the deep, and a fleet of sailing boats in her wake; and then the fish-curing stores, and, at last, the poor old village will look up and be known far and wide.

    My New Curate

  • The refuse of herring and other fish-curing establishments, whales 'blubber, and similar fish refuse, are all useful as manure, and are employed whenever they can be obtained.

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

  • Many attempts have been made to convert the offal of the great fish-curing establishments, and the inedible fish, of which large quantities are often caught, into a dry manure, which has received the name of "fish guano."

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

  • The manufacture is carried on at the fish-curing stations, and the quality of the guano made from this source is somewhat different from that made from whole fish, as a large proportion of the fish-offal is made up of bones and heads.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Among the fish-curing sheds one day, unseen, I chanced to hear Trevose speak of my mother to another man and declare that she did evil and dishonoured my father.

    The Red Redmaynes

  • Therefore, for packing and forwarding to Ireland, we used a fish-curing shed, not far from Byrom Street, lent for the purpose by a patriotic Irishman,

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

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