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


Quercite in certain points resembles the sugars which are usually found with it in the chief source of the compound, i.e. acorns. Thus it has a sweet taste and is easily soluble. It has been shown to belong to the benzene series of compounds.

“God prevents our being proud of ourselves by the experience of our weakness and corruption, which is manifest by our numberless relapses.”