The Peruvians delighted in it, and ate it mixed with hot pepper and bitter herbs, as a sort of " sweetmeat." How sacred it is in Arabia, we all know; and, Cheap Giuseppe Zanotti, in illustration of it, I have heard of an Arab burglar accidentally letting his tongue come in contact, as he was plundering a house by night, with a piece of salt. He instantly deemed he had partaken of the owners hospitality, Giuseppe Zanotti Shoes, and he departed without booty. Could Christian thieves be so influenced, we should salt our plate-baskets and cash-boxes nightly! In Sicily a salt is spoken of that melts only in fire, Giuseppe Zanotti Sale, and hardens in water. At Utica, one of the great salt suppliers of the ancient world, it lay about in such huge mounds, hardened by the sun and moon, that the pickaxe would scarcely penetrate it. In Arabia whole cities were once built of it, Giuseppe Zanotti Outlet,the blocks of salt being cemented by water. It is still procured with most difficulty in Abyssinia, where the clouds are supposed to deposit the crystal in sandy plains, of heat so furious, that it is only during one or two hours of the night that the seekers of it dare dash into the locality, Heel Less Shoes, and carry off, as hastily as possible, what they seek. It is procured far more pleasantly in those parts of Chili where it is found deposited on the leaves of plants. Off the warmer coasts of South America, Giuseppe Zanotti Flats, and the still hotter shores of Africa, blocks weighing from one to two hundred weight have been picked up. Some writers tell us that lakes are nothing more than salt plains in solution; and others, that salt plains are merely lakes congealed. However this may be, it is known that generally four gallons of water produce one of salt; but there is great difference of result in i various localities, some water yielding a sixth, other only a sixteenth. The deep sea-water is the most highly pro¬ductive. There are various strange ingredients, too, used in different places to make the salt "grain" properly. White of egg, butter, ale, and even blood, are I employed to produce the desired result. In its fossil or j mineral state it is nowhere seen to such great advan- i tage as in the mines of Williska, in Poland. I have seen those near Salzburg, in southern Austria; bu these are I mere salt-cellars, Giuseppe Zanotti Wedges, compared with the Polish mine, which | forms a large subterranean city, has its streets, citizens, 1 and coteries, and is an underground republic, many of the natives of which die without seeing a blade of grass, or a gleam of sunlight, upon the bosom of the upper earth.