Sentence Examples


  • Salt, lime and gypsum are abundant.
  • Opposite the castle is the Dropping Well, the waters of which are impregnated with lime and have petrifying power, this action causing the curious and beautiful incrustations formed where the water falls over a slight cliff.
  • The land around Beauly is fertile and the town drives a brisk trade in coal, timber, lime, grain and fish.
  • Next rolls Thomaston lime, a prime lot, which will get far among the hills before it gets slacked.
  • Westward to Houston and southward to about 32° 48' on the Alabama boundary and occupying a much larger area than the other Cretaceous formations, is the Selma chalk, called "Rotten Limestone" by Hilgard; it is made up of a material of great uniformity, - a soft chalky rock, white or pale blue, composed chiefly of tenacious clay, and white carbonate of lime in minute crystals.