The silver iodide is separated and the solvent distilled off.
It possesses considerable solvent powers, whence it is employed for numerous purposes in pharmacy and the arts.
The solution will thus gain solvent, and will grow more and more dilute.
At about the same time Boyle investigated several acids; he established their general reddening of litmus, their solvent power of metals and basic substances, and the production of neutral bodies, or salts, with alkalies.
At times they merely bring into prominence again the ever-fresh fact of personal religious experience; at other times mysticism develops itself as a powerful solvent of definite dogmas.