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The Quarterly Journal of Agriculture, Vol XI, 1841
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Sivu 241 - The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath ; it is twice blessed ; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Sivu 487 - ... raised in every part of this realm ; which things thus used be principally to the high displeasure of Almighty God, to the decay of the hospitality of this realm, to the diminishing of the king's people, and to the let of the...
Sivu 557 - Let us suppose that the yearly additions which might be made to the former average produce, instead of decreasing, which they certainly would do, were to remain the same ; and that the produce of this island might be increased every twenty-five years, by a quantity equal to what it at present produces : the most enthusiastic speculator cannot suppose a greater increase than this. In a few centuries it would make every acre of land in the island like a garden.
Sivu 37 - ... after thus ascertaining the composition of these gases, he introduced the beak of another retort, filled in a similar manner, in the soil, under the roots of some grass growing in the border of a garden. In less than a week a very remarkable effect was produced on the grass exposed to the action of these gaseous matters of putrefaction; their color became deeper, and their growth was much more luxuriant than the grass in any other part of the garden.
Sivu 286 - Their cows, were, indeed, not uncomfortably lodged ; very often under the same roof with themselves, and sometimes without any intervening wall or partition. Their houses were commonly wretched, dirty hovels, built with stones and mud, thatched with fern and turf; without chimneys; filled with smoke; black with soot; having low doors, and small holes for windows, with wooden shutters, or, in place of these, often stopped with turf, straw, or fragments of old clothes.
Sivu 199 - ... lying down, and the man by his side, playing familiarly with him, like a child with a puppy dog. From that time he was found perfectly willing to submit to any discipline, however repugnant to his nature before. I once...
Sivu 487 - Our sheep are very excellent, sith for sweetness of flesh they pass all other. And so much are our wools to be preferred before those of Milesia and other places that if Jason had known the value of them that are bred and to be had in Britain he would never have gone to Colchis to look for any there.
Sivu 121 - ... said of him, that he introduced the phenomenon of refinement into a stage-coach. At a certain change of horses on the road, a silver sandwich-box was handed to his passengers by his servant, accompanied by the offer of a glass of sherry to such as were so inclined. Well-born coachmen prevail on this road. A gentleman connected with the first families in Wales...
Sivu 547 - Majesty's wish, that the children and teachers instructed in this School should be duly trained in the principles of the Christian religion, while the rights of conscience should be respected, that it is not in the power of the Committee to mature a plan for the accomplishment of this design without further consideration ; and they therefore postpone taking any steps for this purpose until greater concurrence of opinion is found to prevail...