Nothing in all the white-lead process is so injurious as this pot operation; a useless step, fortunately unknown in Great Britain.
The purport of such works is the conversion of pig-lead into white-lead.
Grind the white-lead in the oil, and add the spirits of turpentine.
I had to mess about with white-lead and strips of woolen blanket helping to put bandages on those leaky steam-pipes—I tell you.
Or wounds on the back from the saddle, are most effectually healed by white-lead, moistened with sweet-oil or milk.
Fill all the cracks and joints with white-lead and give the box several coats of paint to make it perfectly water tight.
Broken china may be repaired with cement, made of equal parts of glue, the white of an egg, and white-lead mixed together.
The white they used consisted of white-lead; their reds were made either of red minium or of a root.
He also describes the touchstone and its uses, the making of white-lead and verdigris, and of quicksilver from cinnabar.
On their going to dinner, he ate up all they left behind, consisting 506 of a pound or two of white-lead.