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Amber-gris

AMBER-GRIS is nothing else than honey, which abounds in the extensive mountains of the side of Ajan, melted by the heat of the sun; and which, falling into the sea, is condensed or petrified by the coldness of the water. The proof is, that very frequently bees are found inclosed in morsels of Amber-gris. This opinion is ingenious: it is given by the Abbé Longuerue; but the opinions of what Amber-gris is composed are so various, that, the fact is, we are ignorant of it.