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Glauber Salts

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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.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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