which are now being recorded by the pen. It is but an atom of charcoal ; it may dwell one moment in a stagnant ditch and the next he flashing on the lip of beauty ; may now be a component of a limestone rock and the next an ingredient in a field of potatoes ; it may slumber for a thousand years without under going a single change and the next hour pass through SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN., 1862-11-08

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which are now being recorded by the pen. It is but an atom of charcoal ; it may dwell one moment in a stagnant ditch and the next he flashing on the lip of beauty ; may now be a component of a limestone rock and the next an ingredient in a field of potatoes ; it may slumber for a thousand years without under going a single change and the next hour pass through SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN., 1862-11-08
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which are now being recorded by the pen. It is but an atom of charcoal ; it may dwell one moment in a stagnant ditch and the next he flashing on the lip of beauty ; may now be a component of a limestone rock and the next an ingredient in a field of potatoes ; it may slumber for a thousand years without under going a single change and the next hour pass through SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN., 1862-11-08