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  • Sympathy and concern—an emotional amalgam which suddenly appeared to me rather Southern and old-fashioned—welled up in the old clerk's eyes.†   (source)
  • But the fact remains that I, too, had been a marine like Eddie Farrell, had, like Eddie, burned to be a writer and had sent letters home from the Pacific that were inscribed in my heart's blood, written with the same weird amalgam of passion, humor, despair and exquisite hope that can only be set down by very young men haunted by the imminent appearance of death.†   (source)
  • Mixed with mercury, it forms an amalgam that takes the place of zinc in Bunsen cells.†   (source)
  • They are coiners on a large scale, and have used the machine to form the amalgam which has taken the place of silver.†   (source)
  • And of the easy* fire, and smart** also, *slow **quick Which that was made? and of the care and woe That we had in our matters subliming, And in amalgaming, and calcining Of quicksilver, called mercury crude?†   (source)
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