The American Agriculturist, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Geo. A. Peters, Publisher, 1846 - Agriculture
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Page 33 - Than those of age ; thy forehead wrapt in clouds, A leafless branch thy sceptre, and thy throne A sliding car indebted to no wheels, But urged by storms along its slippery way ; I love thee, all unlovely as thou seemest, And dreaded as thou art.
Page 230 - Critical Remarks, in which the various methods of pronouncing employed by different authors are investigated and compared with each other. The SECOND PART containing a copious Vocabulary of English words and expressions, with the Pronunciation according to Walker, The whole preceded by a practical and comprehensive System of French Pronunciation. By GABRIEL SURENNE, FASE, French Teacher in Edinburgh ; Corresponding Member of the French Grammatical Society of Paris, &c., &c.
Page 122 - The temple and the village were deeply bosomed in a thick grove of laurels and cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from every hill, preserved the verdure of the earth and the temperature of the air...
Page 165 - Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy ; comprising such subjects as are most immediately connected with Housekeeping : As, The Construction of Domestic Edifices, with the Modes of Warming, Ventilating, and Lighting them A deseription of the various articles of Furniture, with the nature of their Materials Duties of Servants &c.
Page 109 - When an officer is known or suspected to be guilty of malversation in office, some member of the house of representatives usually brings forward a resolution to accuse the party, or for the appointment of a committee to consider and report upon the charges brought against him.
Page 230 - The First Part comprehends Words in Common Use, Terms connected with Science and the Fine Arts, Historical, Geographical, and Biographical Names, with the Pronunciation...
Page 345 - ... the passage becomes clogged and the burrow more or less filled with the coarse and fibrous fragments of wood, to get rid of which the grubs are often obliged to open new holes through the bark. The seat of their operations is known by the oozing of the sap and the dropping of the sawdust from the holes. The bark around the part attacked begins to swell, and in a few years the trunks and limbs will become disfigured and weakened by large porous tumors, caused by the efforts of the trees to repair...
Page 122 - ... circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from every hill, preserved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature of the air; the senses were gratified with harmonious sounds and aromatic odors; and the peaceful grove was consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love.
Page 292 - RESULTS OF HYDROPATHY; or Constipation not a disease of the Bowels ; Indigestion not a disease of the Stomach...
Page 373 - Brighton and all the watering-places on the south coast was literally covered with them, to the great surprise and even alarm of the inhabitants, who were ignorant that their little visitors were emigrants from the neighbouring hop-grounds, where in their larva state each had slain his thousands and tens of thousands of the Aphis, which under the name of the Fly so frequently blasts the hopes of the hop-grower.

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