Outside the fort nothing was to be seen but burnt-down houses and putrid bodies.
The "pale" and "light brown" oils are used in pharmacy; the "brown" oil, the cod oil of commerce, being obtained from putrid and decomposing livers, has an objectionable taste and odour and is largely employed by tanners.
" Beagle " found putrid musselshells still adhering to the rocks io ft.
Nevertheless, instances were adduced where the most careful heating of yolk of egg, milk, hay-infusions, &c., had failed, - the boiled infusions, &c., turning putrid and swarming with bacteria after a few hours.
Why is it that a bucket of water soon becomes putrid, but frozen remains sweet forever?