Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Volume 13

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John Murray, 1852 - Agriculture
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Page 246 - During the years of scarcity at the end of the last and beginning of the present century...
Page 29 - Camomile Pills, which will so promptly assist in carrying off the burden thus imposed upon it that all will soon be right again. It is most certainly true that every person in his lifetime consumes a quantity of noxious matter, which if taken at one meal would be fatal; it is these small quantities of noxious matter, which are introduced into our food, either by accident or wilful adulteration, which we find so often upset the stomach, and not unfrequently lay the foundation of illness, and perhaps...
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Page 29 - Let the dish be ever so delicious, ever so enticing a variety offered, the bottle ever so enchanting, never forget that temperance tends to preserve health, and that health is the soul of enjoyment. But should an impropriety be at any time, or ever so often, committed, by which the stomach becomes overloaded or disordered, render it immediate aid by taking a dose of Norton's...
Page 29 - ... stomach, which is the spring of life, the source from which the whole frame draws its succour and support. After an excess of eating or drinking, and upon every occasion of the general health being at all disturbed, these Pills should be immediately taken, as they will stop and eradicate disease at its commencement.
Page 29 - ... whether liquid or solid, foreign or of native production; if they are pure and unadulterated, no harm need be dreaded by their use ; they will only injure by abuse. Consequently whatever the palate approves, eat and drink always in moderation, but never in excess ; keeping in mind that the first process of digestion is performed in the mouth, the second in the stomach ; and...
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Page 29 - ... second in the stomach ; and that, in order that the stomach may be able to do its work properly, it is requisite the first process should be well performed ; this consists in masticating or chewing the solid food, so as to break down and separate the fibres and small substances of meat and vegetable, mixing them well, and blending the whole together before they are swallowed ; and it is particularly urged upon all to take plenty of time to their meals and never eat in haste.
Page 34 - M'INTOSH. The Book of the Garden. By CHARLES M'!NTOSH, formerly Curator of the Royal Gardens of his Majesty the King of the Belgians, and lately of those of his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch, KG, at Dalkeith Palace.
Page 146 - ... that given in the last column. The fact is, that there is an almost unlimited supply of the mineral requisites of plants in soils, but that the great agricultural problem is to get at them — to render them available ; and here again it seems reasonable to suppose that abundant cultivation, which lets in carbonic acid and ammonia to the soil, may by that very act be providing the potash and phosphate of lime which the former, and the silica which the latter, are endowed with the power of dissolving,...

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