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  • Arsenic is one of the biggest drivers of unnecessary waste remediation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Chemical Weapons in my Neighborhood

  • Arsenic is commonly fed to chickens and sometimes to hogs.

    Nicolette Hahn Niman: Contaminated Feed: You are What THEY Eat

  • Time to go to work for Steve Laffey, the Club For Growth candidate currently making Lincoln Chaffee's [sic] life even more miserable than it must be for a man who's a dead ringer for one of the crazy aunts in Arsenic And Old Lace.

    August 2006

  • The term Αρσενίκον, from which the word Arsenic is derived, was an ancient epithet applied to those natural substances which possessed strong and acrimonious properties; and as the poisonous quality of arsenic was found to be remarkably powerful, the term was especially applied to Orpiment, the form in which this metal most usually occurred.

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  • Arsenic is a natural element and it isn’t uncommon to find it in the soil.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Chemical Weapons in my Neighborhood

  • Orpiment is a vein of the earth, or a manner of free stone that cleaveth and breaketh, and it is like to gold in colour: and this is called Arsenic by another name, and is double, red and citron.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

  • Arsenic, which is directly below phosphorus on the periodic table, does many of the same things less well, and is poisonous to most living things for that reason, according to a press release from Arizona State University.

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  • The strangers were as White had discovered -- a woman and children, but one of these latter was a half-grown boy of such villainous appearance that Cabot promptly named him "Arsenic," because his looks were enough to poison anything.

    Under the Great Bear

  • "Arsenic," on account of the base ingratitude with which the latter had repaid the kindness shown him, and was determined to punish him for it in some way, he had not the slightest idea what form the punishment would take.

    Under the Great Bear

  • Mobile phones have some of the most hazardous and poisonous harmful toxins known to man, such as Arsenic, Mercury, Cadmium, Palladium, Lead and

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