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Page iii - TEA A TEXT BOOK OF TEA PLANTING AND MANUFACTURE COMPRISING CHAPTERS ON THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDUSTRY, THE CULTIVATION OF THE PLANT, THE PREPARATION OF THE LEAF FOR THE MARKET, THE BOTANY AND CHEMISTRY OF TEA, ETC., ETC. WITH SOME ACCOUNT
Page 221 - which he has contracted to perform, such service being reasonable and proper service, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding one month, or with a fine not exceeding double the amount of such expense, or with both ; unless the employer has ill-treated him or neglected to perform the contract on his part.
Page 16 - It tempers the spirits, and harmonises the mind ; dispels lassitude, and relieves fatigue ; awakens thought, and prevents drowsiness ; lightens or refreshes the body, and clears the perceptive faculties.
Page 18 - did send for a cup of tea (a China drink), of which I had never drunk before.
Page iii - The Muses' friend, Tea, doth our fancy aid. Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene
Page 19 - serves them instead of wine; it also preserves their health and frees them from all those evils which the use of wine produces
Page 2 - Thou, great Anna, whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes Tay.
Page 213 - means the chief person for the time being in charge of any estate upon which labourers or more than fifty other persons are employed:
Page 89 - What bud was the shell of a blossom, That all men may smell to and
Page 216 - One copy of every such schedule shall be filed in a book which shall be open to the examination of the inspector, and another copy thereof in the Bengali language shall be stuck up in some conspicuous place accessible to the labourers to whom such schedule relates.