Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, Volume 24; Volume 32 (Google eBook)

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State Board of Agriculture, 1883 - Agriculture
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Page 220 - Oh, how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ? The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven, Oh, how canst thou renounce, and hope to be forgiven 10 These charms shall work thy soul's eternal health, And love, and gentleness, and joy...
Page 220 - O, how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, » And all that echoes to the song of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of Heaven, O, how canst thou renounce^ and hope to be forgiven...
Page 220 - And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them afraid : for the mouth of the Lord of Hosts hath spoken it.
Page 216 - In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
Page 454 - And Mesha king of Moab was a sheep-master, and rendered unto the king of Israel a hundred thousand lambs, and a hundred thousand rams, with the wool.
Page 442 - We put the flock into a fold, set out all the lambs to the hill, and then set out the ewes to them as they are shorn. The moment that a lamb hears its dam's voice it rushes from the crowd to meet her, but instead of finding the rough, well-clad, comfortable mamma, which it left an hour, or a few hours ago, it meets a poor naked shriveling— a most deplorablelooking creature.
Page 438 - Drummond informs me that in the retired parts of the mountains, where the hunters had seldom penetrated, he found no difficulty in approaching the Rocky Mountain sheep, which there exhibited the simplicity of character so remarkable in the domestic species ; but that where they had been often fired at, they were exceedingly wild, alarmed their companions on the approach of danger by a hissing noise, and scaled the rocks with a speed and agility that baffled pursuit, He lost several that he had mortally...
Page 295 - SEC. 2. The money arising from the exhibitions mentioned in the foregoing section shall be paid over, by the county treasurers of their respective counties, to the treasurer of state on the first day of each calendar month and shall be added to the school fund and distributed as other money in the school fund is distributed.
Page 217 - Are but the beings of a summer's day, Have held the scale of empire, ruled the storm Of mighty war, then with victorious hand, Disdaining little delicacies, seized The plough, and greatly independent scorned All the vile stores corruption can bestow.
Page 51 - ... members of the State Board of Agriculture, for the purpose of deliberation and consultation as to the wants, prospects, and condition of the agricultural interests throughout the State...

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