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162 which [[red underline]] made her feel uncomfortable [[/red underline]] and the so called [[red underline]] supper for two was eaten by myself. [[/red underline]] Afterwards weather calmed and I took her out in the [[strikethrough]] Eva [[/strikethrough]] Evinrude towards sunset along Palisades. Escorted her back home then went back aboard the boat. Aug 13. Went to 'Snug Rock". Numerous letters from [[red underline]] Belgium [[/red underline]] congratulating me that I have been decorated by [[red underline]] the king of Belgium. [[/red underline]] Silly all the fuss. I have kept the matter secret up till now altho I was notified at the beginning of June. [[red underline]] Even Celine did not know about it. [[/red underline]] Slept at "Snug Rock" Aug 14 Rain and strong North Eastern* Yesterday and to day worked in laboratory [[end page]] [[start page]] 163 reacting with [[red underline]] hexatriphenol on saligenin [[/red underline]] Obtained infusible resin as an end product. even when using relatively small amounts of hexatriphenol. The reaction is [[red underline]] strongly exothermic. [[/red underline]] At first it is very easy to melt together saligenin and hexatriphenol, provided I kept below certain temperatures there was quiet fusion both substances [[red underline]] mix perfectly [[/red underline] and the mixture is liquid at temperatures only slightly above average temperatures: This mixture solidifies in cooling and is soluble in alcohol with small amount of acetone in it. Heated at higher temperatures [[red underline]] bubbles [[/red underline]] begin to escape and [[red underline]] exothermic [[/red underline]] reaction sets in. If operation is not controled self-heating brings about the final infusible product - [[red underline]] very porous [[/red underline]] on account of bubbles. However
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