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Page 216 - As the growth of the tree will gradually af" feet the plaster, by raising up its edges next the " bark, care should be taken where that happens "to rub it over with the finger when occasion may " require (which is best done when moistened by " rain), that the plaster may be kept whole, to " prevent the air and wet from penetrating into
Page 317 - It was introduced into Salem, Mass., about 1802 by an Italian painter, Corne, " but he found it difficult to persuade the people even to taste the...
Page 396 - Dig each trench a moderate spade deep, laying the dug out earth equally on each side, between the trenches ; lay three inches deep of very rotten dung in the bottom of each trench, then pare the sides and dig the dung and parings with an inch or two of the loose mould at bottom, incorporating all well together, and put in the plants.
Page 285 - ... may be thrown together in a heap, in a conical form, in order to rot more perfectly ; and, as its surface freezes in winter, it should be pared off, and laid on one side, till the whole mass has been...