Essays Tagged: "pure gold"

Metal allergies common to body piercees

ime among these is its resistance to corrosion. The only chemical that can dissolve or even tarnish pure gold is 'royal water', a mixture so fiendish few of us are ever likely to encounter it and thos ... dipping pierced genitals in acid for pleasure will be scornfully disbelieved!)So 'gold is forever'. Pure gold will keep its shine no matter what and if truly pure it will not release any nickel or oth ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Quicksilver

e ones produced around 1900.In the later twentieth century people developed a increasing 'need' for pure gold and silver. European and American scientists developed a new advanced way for this- amalga ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An analysis of John Donnes' "A Valediction: Forbidden Mourning"

ve is not of the ordinary kind; it is more than simple affection. He compares their love to that of pure gold saying "let us melt, and make no noise" (5). Pure gold, when melted, does not spatter, it ... efore he is saying that if there love was gold it would make no noise for their love is that of the purest kind. The speaker then says that earthly things "[bring] harm and fears" (9) but since their ...

(3 pages) 100 1 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Bridge of San Luis Rey"

eater in the middle of a service or play. She even dressed a little awkward, but she had a heart of pure gold. Her daughter wanted almost nothing to do with her, yet she showered her with attention an ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dream of crosses.

rent hues.Some crosses, wreathed in garlands,Others, hand carved in solid Teak,Some, cast in almost pure gold,Each cross - a cross unique.I looked around, as I stood in awe,And inhaled a strange perfu ...

(2 pages) 59 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


en he caused people in the middle Ages to believe that he could turn a metal as common as lead into pure gold. Did he believe that he could change lead into gold? He did, or else he would not have spe ... eve. The most widely known goal among the alchemists was to turn a common metal, such as lead, into pure gold. Why gold? There were a multitude of reasons. First, it was believed among alchemists that ...

(7 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Klondike Goldrush

True Grit……Pure Gold Gold? Yukon? For the people in the lower forty eight states gold in Canada and Ala ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History