This section is from the book "The Corner Cupboard; Or, Facts For Everybody", by Robert Kemp Philp. Also available from Amazon: The Corner Cupboard; or Facts for Everybody.
Salamander. A species of lizard of deep black and orange colours, and perfectly harmless. Superstition ascribed to it the power of resisting fire.
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