Origin of phlogiston
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It need only be mixed with any matter containing the phlogiston, and by the help of a moderate heat a true Regulus will sublime.
It may be resuscitated, like the calces of Antimony, into a Regulus, by re-uniting it with a phlogiston.
In this case, it was supposed that the charcoal restored the phlogiston.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 2 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
Lastly, by acting on this Oil also, it takes up a portion of phlogiston, which renders it sulphureous.
The metal thus calcined easily recovers its metalline form on the addition of a phlogiston.