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The spice-wood (laurus benzoin) and the pecan (carya olivformis) first occurred to-day.
Over the top is loosely spread a cheesecloth upon which a few drops of compound tincture of benzoin or eucalyptus are sprinkled.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
The Styrax benzon, a native of the Indian islands, yields the resin called benzoin.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
The benzoin merchant, betraying a habit acquired in a ruder society, groped vaguely at his hip.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Benzoin is used in fire-works, more for its pleasant scent than any material use for the purposes of fire.Endless Amusement|Unknown