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  • To a sluggish river turgid with sand in the S.
  • Most of the large Texas rivers have deposited great quantities of silt along their lower courses on the Coastal Plain, where the current is often sluggish and the banks are periodically overflowed.
  • The shallowness of the lower stream, where the current is sluggish, is probably due to the great quantities of silt brought down by these floods.
  • - Sulphur has the specific harmful effects of shifting the carbon from the state of graphite to that of cementite, and thus of making the metal hard and brittle; of making it thick and sluggish when molten, so that it does not run freely in the moulds; and of making it red short, i.e.
  • Torrential near its source, it is already a broad, sluggish stream at its confluence with the East Kuskokwim.
 

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