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  • Thereafter, by exact observation of stratification, eight more periods have been distinguished by the explorer of Cnossus, each marked by some important development in the universal and necessary products of the potter's art, the least destructible and therefore most generally used archaeological criterion.
  • But in the crucible and the open-hearth processes the temperature attainable is limited by the danger of melting the furnace itself, both because some essential parts of it, which, unfortunately, are of a destructible shape, are placed most unfavourably in that they are surrounded by the heat on all sides, and because the furnace is necessarily hotter than the steel made within it.
  • On the one hand, they seem quite destructible, and yet on the other, it still works.
  • On the one hand, they seem quite destructible, and yet on the other, it still works.
  • Strong, egotistical, charming, talkative and very worldly on the surface; underneath soft, easily destructible, a constant worrier.

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