The American Vine Dresser's Guide

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D. Appleton, 1827 - Electronic book - 123 pages
 

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Page 2 - Act supplemeatary to an Act, entitled, An Act for thé Encouragement of Learning, by securing thé Copies of Maps, Charts and Books to thé Authors ami Proprietors of such Copies during thé tintes therein mentioned; and exteiiding tlie Benefits thcreof to thé Arts of Designing, Engraving ami Gtohing Historical and other Prints.
Page 6 - Protect my feeble essay, which, if it be not eloquent, may at least be useful, a higher merit still : protect my vine, and cause it so to thrive that I shall soon be able to pour forth upon thy À L'OMBRE DE FRANKLIN.
Page 52 - The pestles or stamping sticks (s: omusi; pl: omisi) are poles of omusi wood (Copaifera coleosperm Bth.) from five to six feet long and two to three inches in diameter. Each has a cylindrical head about eight inches thick and eight to twelve inches wide across the top to give it weight and resilience. This is the end that is used in the threshing. The opposite. * Plate 4, Fig. 9. ** Plate J, "corn baskets" in the various wive's quarters, and No.

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