The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 17

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Luther Tucker, 1862 - Gardening
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Page 34 - ... human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach; from Infinite to thee, From thee to nothing. On superior...
Page 36 - Where slaves once more their native land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. To be, contents his natural desire. He asks no angel's wing, no seraph's fire; But thinks, admitted to that equal sky, His faithful dog shall bear him company.
Page 408 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and lo ! it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone-wall thereof was broken down.
Page 28 - ... wherefore it were one of the most noble experiments touching plants to find it out : for so you may have great variety of new fruits and flowers yet unknown.
Page 436 - A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Page 17 - Kennicott's fig," which he tied to the fruit. An Oxonian wag, who had observed the transaction, watched the fruit daily, and when ripe, gathered it, and exchanged the label for one thus worded : —
Page 415 - ... water. The gas then passes off from the cask without the air coming in contact with the wine, which would destroy that fine grape flavor, which, makes our Catawba so celebrated.
Page 116 - Add to it an ounce of beef tallow, and stir it well. Take it from the fire, let it cool down a little, and then mix with it a...
Page 116 - ... to be had at any druggist's store. The alcohol cools it down so rapidly that it will be necessary to put it again on the fire, stirring it constantly. Still the utmost care must be exercised to prevent the alcohol from getting inflamed. To avoid it, the best way is to remove the vessel from the fire when the lump that may have been formed, commences melting again. This must be continued till the whole is a homogeneous mass similar to honey. After a few days...
Page 342 - ... and, being taxed, produced a considerable revenue. Public officers are appointed to inspect and prepare it ; and it is said that a refusal to supply a wife with coffee is one of the legal grounds of divorce in Turkey. Coffee was brought into notice in the west of Europe, in the seventeenth century. The first coffee-house in London was opened in 1652, by a Greek named Pasqua, who had been servant to Daniel Edwards, a Turkish merchant; and the number soon increased. In 1 675, Charles II.

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