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Silver tarnish is silver sulfide, which forms in the presence of hydrogen sulfide.[1] Pre-industrial sources for hydrogen sulfide include volcanic activity (e.g. hot springs), tanneries, sewage, manure, and hard-boiled eggs (YT video). So, there were plenty of "odors" that would make silver tarnish back in the time, both in the city and in the countryside. ...


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OP's claim is supported by the Wikipedia page for Robert Schuman which contradicts the book's synopsis: In 1940 ... 10 July, he voted to give full power to Hitler's ally Marshal Pétain, but refused to continue to be in the government. Later that year, on 14 September, he was arrested for acts of resistance and protest against Nazi methods. He was ...


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I found it in a 1901 issue of Messenger of the Sacred Heart, a Roman Catholic periodical. I was actually looking for another Lenin quote and somehow I found that source right before I found this site asking about it. I guess actually it's "state" instead of "country". The “divorce mills " are grinding our country to powder; for if you destroy the ...


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