Management of Crown Forests at the Cape of Good Hope Under the Old Regime and Under the New

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Oliver and Boyd; [etc,., 1887 - Forests and forestry - 352 pages
 

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Page 343 - Behold the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth; and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
Page 4 - in France; or Records of the Re-planting of the Alps, the Cevennes, and the Pyrenees, with Trees, Herbage, and Bush, with a view to arresting and preventing the destructive consequences of Torrents. In this are given a
Page 6 - in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads. Yea, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook it, because there was no grass. And the wild asses did stand in the high places, they snuffed up the wind like dragons; their eyes did fail, because there was no grass.
Page 334 - There is that scattereth and yet increaseth ; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, and it tendeth to poverty. And
Page 6 - Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish ; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up. And their nobles have sent their little ones to the water ; they came to the pits and found
Page 4 - Forests and Moisture ; or Effects of Forests on Humidity of Climate. In this are given details of phenomena of vegetation on which the meteorological effects of forests affecting the humidity of climate depend—of the effects of forests on the humidity of the atmosphere, and on the humidity of the ground, on marshes, on
Page 6 - the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah concerning the dearth : Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish ; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up. And their nobles have sent their little ones to the
Page 95 - becomes entirely cleared of timber; while in the more sequestered spots, where they have their outposts, the same work of destruction goes on. Thus, of whole forests, where the giraffe and elephant were wont to seek their daily food, nothing remains. '" When the natives remove from that district, which may be after only a few years,
Page 330 - Israel which followed after the law of righteousness hath not attained to the law of righteousness; but
Page 5 - Towards the close of last year, 1874, still more disastrous effects were produced by torrential floods. According to the report given by one of the Colonial newspapers, the damages done could not be estimated at much less than 300,000. According to the report given by another, the damage done to public works alone was estimated at 350,000.

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