From such things as feet, knuckles, hide clippings, and sinews came such strange and unlikely products
as gelatin, isinglass, and phosphorus, bone black, shoe blacking, and bone oil.
They are dislodged by new industries, whose introduction becomes a life and death question for all civilised nations, by industries that no longer work up indigenous raw material, but raw material drawn from the remotest zones; industries whose products
are consumed, not only at home, but in every quarter of the globe.
There were also heaped up the products
of a commerce which extends to Mexico, Chili, Peru, Brazil, Europe, Asia, and all the Pacific islands.
Oh, how I should like to see these products
of your industry and patience.
To this rendezvous repair the various brigades of trappers from their widely separated hunting grounds, bringing in the products
of their year's campaign.
After hours of absence, Aylmer reappeared and proposed that she should now examine his cabinet of chemical products
and natural treasures of the earth.
Alone, I should have been ignorant of the names of these giant growths, but our men of science pointed out the cedars, the great silk cotton trees, and the redwood trees, with all that profusion of various plants which has made this continent the chief supplier to the human race of those gifts of Nature which depend upon the vegetable world, while it is the most backward in those products
which come from animal life.
When she came close and looked in she beheld indistinct forms racing up and down to the figure of the dance, the silence of their footfalls arising from their being overshoe in "scroff"--that is to say, the powdery residuum from the storage of peat and other products
, the stirring of which by their turbulent feet created the nebulosity that involved the scene.
You have been so brotherly as to propose to me to fall in here and take my place among the products
of your perseverance and sense.
Every farm and every acre is cut up into little square inclosures by stone walls, whose duty it is to protect the growing products
from the destructive gales that blow there.
Those new diseases that annually attack the products
of the soil, those defective crops, those insufficient resources, are all signs of a vitality that is rapidly wearing out and of an approaching exhaustion.
They make one feel to what a degree architecture is a primitive thing, by demonstrating (what is also demonstrated by the cyclopean vestiges, the pyramids of Egypt, the gigantic Hindoo pagodas) that the greatest products
of architecture are less the works of individuals than of society; rather the offspring of a nation's effort, than the inspired flash of a man of genius; the deposit left by a whole people; the heaps accumulated by centuries; the residue of successive evaporations of human society,--in a word, species of formations.