Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ebonite is formed by the incorporation of sulphur with twice its weight of caoutchouc by means of heat and pressure. As it is hard and takes a high polish it is much used for manufacture of combs, buttons, and other articles, and owing to the fact that it is easily electrified, and a poor conductor of electricity, it is also largely used in the manufacture of electrical apparatus.

“Let us urge forward our spirits, and make them approach the invisible world, and fix our mind upon immaterial things, till we clearly perceive that these are no dreams; nay, that all things are dreams and shadows besides them.”
–Henry Scougal, The Life of God in the Soul of Man