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In former times, orpiment, like realgar, was employed in medicine.
The women of this nation Pick their legs in different figures as an orpiment.The Journals of Lewis and Clark|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
It is now superseded as a pigment by chrome yellow and orpiment, which are not only more beautiful, but cheaper preparations.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
He made some twice with iron, and three times with orpiment.The Phantom World|Augustin Calmet
We have occasionally found Mars yellow mixed with orpiment, or chromate of lead, for the purpose of brightening the colour.Field's Chromatography|George Field