The Fisheries Exhibition Literature, Volume 7

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1883 - Fisheries
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Page 32 - In conclusion he moved a vote of thanks to the Chairman, which was carried unanimously. The CHAIRMAN, in response, said he was grateful for the way in which the motion had been received.
Page 20 - O love, they die in yon rich sky, They faint on hill or field or river : Our echoes roll from soul to soul, And grow forever and forever. Blow, bugle, blow, set the wild echoes flying, And answer, echoes, answer, dying, dying, dying.
Page 30 - Kedfield, known as the first discoverer of the Law of Storms, in the year 1847. He was an American, and various attempts were made to carry this idea into effect at the other side of the Atlantic, before the war of 1861 put, for a time, a stop to all such progress. In Europe, Leverrier was the first in the field, and in February, 1855, he obtained the Emperor's sanction for the creation of an extensive organization for the purpose of distributing weather intelligence over the countries taking part...
Page 16 - For the sedentary man, whatever his calling in life, whose engagements permit him only to take just that moderate amount of muscular exercise which is in all circumstances essential to health ; for a great proportion of women, whose habits mostly...
Page 18 - Hence the appearance of a crowd of chronic troubles peculiar to the latter third of life are to a great extent avoidable. So far from continuing to select the strong nourishment which may have been necessary during the toil and anxieties of thirty years or more of adult energy and activity throughout the prime of life, the elderly man who desires to preserve fair health and to attain to longevity, should gradually diminish his use of strong nitrogenous and much fatty food.
Page 18 - All received their orders, and had them carried out, as if the men were embarking, instead of going to the bottom ; there was only this difference, that I never saw any embarkation conducted with so little noise or confusion.
Page 17 - I will draw your attention to the advisability of cultivating forests on places suitable for the supply of water, and especially along watercourses and lakes as means of purifying these, preventing too great evaporation, supplying food for fish, and providing these with shade against the rays of the summer sun, and shelter from the pelting rains, the hail and the tempests. Salmon fishing and all freshwater fishing depend upon proper attention to this matter, and I feel certain that if the true...
Page 33 - Stand with your back to the wind, and the barometer will be lower on your left hand than on your right.
Page 21 - ... enter fully on the theme. However, I may only mention that many fodder plants and grasses from other countries might be a source of wealth to the population, and greatly benefit the fish as well as the owners of the land, if cultivated on the banks. The Prickly Comfrey, eg...
Page 22 - ... willow should be Salix purpurea, and, as it is so easily propagated, it will well repay the cost of cultivation, besides binding the banks, making them firm, and adding to the health of the locality as well as that of the water. For more clayey soil, S.

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