British Farmer's Magazine, Volume 8 (Google eBook)

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James Ridgway, 1844 - Agriculture
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Page 59 - Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts He has made His peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. It is the focus in which he keeps alive 'that sacred fire, which otherwise might escape from the face of the earth.
Page 153 - By my troth, if my lord treasurer were but a young man, I could find in my heart to love him for a husband before any man in England.
Page 55 - The custom was for the master to clothe his apprentices and to feed and lodge them in an 'apprentice house' near the factory; overseers were appointed to see to the works, whose interest it was to work the children to the utmost, because their pay was in proportion to the quantity of work that they could exact. Cruelty was, of course, the consequence.
Page 154 - We stormed, this morning, after six of the clock. The signal for falling on was the firing four of our cannon, which being done, our men fell on with great resolution and cheerfulness.
Page 390 - Finances. Mr. Raymond Barker, Chairman of the Finance Committee, presented to the Council the Report...
Page 56 - ... in many of the manufacturing districts, but particularly, I am afraid, in the guilty county to which I belong, cruelties the most heart-rending were practised upon the unoffending and friendless creatures who were thus consigned to the charge of...
Page 394 - ... merely serves to comminute the phosphorus, and diffuse it in very fine particles through the lard. This compound, on being warmed very gently, may be poured out into a mixture of wheat flour and sugar incorporated therewith, and then flavoured with oil of rhodium, or not, at pleasure. The flavour may be varied with oil of aniseed, &c. This dough, being made into pellets, is to be laid in rat-holes. By its luminousness in the dark, it attracts their notice, and being agreeable to their palates...
Page 155 - We have had little loss : many of the Enemy our men put to the sword, and some officers of quality ; most of the rest we have prisoners, amongst whom the Marquis ' of Winchester himself/ and Sir Robert Peak, with divers other officers, whom I have ordered to be sent up to you.
Page 105 - ... as a profession, and that the members of the said body politic and corporate, solely and exclusively of all other persons whomsoever, should be deemed and taken and recognized to be members of the said profession or professors of the said art, and should be individually known and distinguished by the name or title of Veterinary Surgeons ; and...
Page 86 - ... it was not many years since the famous city of London petitioned the parliament of England against two nuisances ; and these were, Newcastle coals, in regard to their stench, &c., and hops, in regard they would spoil the taste of drink, and endanger the people...

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