They live on thorns and the top shoots of the gum-arabic tree, although it is armed with the most frightful spikes.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
Rinse in clear, lukewarm water in which has been dissolved a small piece of gum arabic.
"Armour's Monthly Cook Book, Volume 2, No. 12, October 1913" by Various
Dissolve one-half ounce Gum Arabic in one-half pint Hot Water; add all together and let stand four days.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
M. M. Mucilage, as isinglass, hartshorn jelly, gum arabic.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Another author likens it to gum arabic.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
For Industry, behold the arrival of pincers, gum arabic, "Pittsburgh cord" at 21c.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
Soak four ounces of gum arabic in a cupful of water until it is dissolved.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
The gum-arabic will prevent the chalk from cracking and falling off.
"Wanderings in South America" by Charles Waterton
Certain viscous liquids such as solutions of gum arabic or chloride of zinc do not produce these forms.
"The Mechanism of Life" by Stéphane Leduc
Silks may be stiffened by adding two or three lumps of sugar, or half a teaspoonful of gum Arabic to the water.
"The Copeland Method" by Vanness Copeland