Georg Ernst Stahl, following in some measure the views held by Johann Joachim Becher, as, for instance, that all combustibles contain a " sulphur " (which notion is itself of older date than Becher's terra pinguis), regarded all substances as capable of resolution into two components,.
Two thick banks of combustibles 40 yds.
Comestibles, raw materials, and combustibles form the greater part of the imports, but this great manufactory also imports a considerable quantity of foreign manufactured goods.
It thus happened that in the earlier treatises on phlogistic chemistry organic substances were grouped with all combustibles.
Nitrogen is a very inert gas: it will neither burn nor support the combustion of ordinary combustibles.