Whatever lay within the second compartment was not visible, for a cover lay over it and appeared to be sealed in place by asphaltum.
"The Beasts of Tarzan" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
And I have left the bones of my transient carcasses in pond bottoms, and glacial gravels, and asphaltum lakes.
"The Jacket (The Star-Rover)" by Jack London
Its bottom was formed of asphaltum.
"Foul Play" by Charles Reade
For some distance round the column is laid the asphaltum pavement.
"Travellers' Tales" by Eliza Lee Follen
A deep asphaltum has overpowered lightness and delicacy, and has itself become obscure.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843" by Various
A good plan is to paint the inside of the box with asphaltum paint.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Instead of the Jordan, I was immersed in the Dead Sea, and the asphaltum cleaves to me.
"Vashti" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
This color is due to the asphaltum with which the cloths wrapped around the mummies was impregnated.
"The Galaxy, April, 1877" by Various
Cements such as marine glue are solutions of shellac, india-rubber or asphaltum in benzene or naphtha.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
The rock is of a tawny hue, and there is a queer odor of asphaltum.
"Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
When the asphaltum has melted add the wax gradually, stirring all the while with a clean glass or metal rod.
"A Treatise on Etching" by Maxime Lalanne
The joints are coated with asphaltum tar, with cotton wadding used as calking material.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
The evaporation, particularly of heavy petroleum, leads to the formation of a solid residue, similar to asphaltum.
"North America" by Israel C. Russell
The dragon's blood melts first, then the asphaltum.
"Photogravure" by Henry R. Blaney
In some of the fresh water lakes, in the interior, the "chapote," a species of asphaltum, is found bubbling up to the surface.
"Rambles by Land and Water" by B. M. Norman
The light acted on the asphaltum in such a way as to leave the image on the plate.
"Great Inventions and Discoveries" by Willis Duff Piercy
Niepce obtained pictures in the camera-obscura upon metal plates coated with asphaltum, or bitumen of Judea.
"The Evolution of Photography" by John Werge
Below, the floors are of asphaltum; above, of flags or slates.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Most of Hilton's works are falling to decay through the use of asphaltum.
"English Painters" by Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
Star went up the smooth asphaltum walk with considerable trepidation, heeding nothing about her, and seeing only the big house at the end.
"Edith and John" by Franklin S. Farquhar