Journal of the American Agricultural Association, Volume 1, Issue 1 (Google eBook)

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The Association, 1881
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Page 152 - Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die: remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 64 - It will not be doubted that, with reference either to individual or national welfare, agriculture is of primary importance. In proportion as nations advance in population and other circumstances of maturity this truth becomes more apparent, and renders the cultivation of the soil more and more an object of public patronage. Institutions for promoting it grow up, supported by the public purse; and to what object can it be dedicated with greater propriety?
Page 64 - I know of no pursuit in which more real and important service can be rendered to any country, than by improving its agriculture...
Page 54 - But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think...
Page 237 - I regret that it will not be in my power to be present at the meeting and to see our dear friend once more.
Page 219 - Imports continually increase as the export of our excess enables us to pay for them, and " the ships that pass between this land and that are like the shuttle of the loom, weaving the web of concord among the nations.
Page 243 - Directors may assign, and shall have his records present at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors.
Page 64 - The wealth and strength of a country are its population, and the best part of that population are the cultivators of the soil. Independent farmers are everywhere the basis of society, and true friends of liberty.
Page 244 - AMENDMENTS SECTION 1. These By-laws may be altered or amended at any regular meeting of the Board of...
Page 64 - ... from ocean to ocean, and from the lakes to the gulf.

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