The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, Volume 1

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Carey and Hart, 1844 - 1165 pages
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Page 133 - ... shall be guilty of felony ; and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for life, *or for any term not less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four years : and, if a male, to be once, twice, or thrice publicly or privately whipped (if the Court shall so think fit,) in addition to such imprisonment...
Page 34 - For the fitches are not threshed with a threshing instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned about upon the cummin; but the fitches are beaten out with a staff", and the cummin with a rod.
Page 35 - Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, Till there be no room, and ye be made to dwell alone in the midst of the land...
Page 93 - Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
Page 33 - The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest any men of activity among them, then make them rulers over my cattle.
Page 353 - Proclamations for the prices of victuals, viz., the prizing of them, and proclaiming the prices," which recites, " Forasmuch as dearth, scarcity, good, cheap, and plenty of cheese, butter, capons, hens, chickens, and other victuals necessary for man's sustenance, happeneth, riseth, and chanceth, of so many and divers occasions that it is very hard and difficult to put any certain prices to any such things...
Page 201 - The most easy and practical mode of effecting their division is, to pour over the bones, in a state of fine powder, half of their weight of sulphuric acid diluted with three or four parts of water...
Page 80 - All the rain-water employed in this inquiry was collected 600 paces southwest of Giessen, whilst the wind was blowing in the direction of the town. When several hundred pounds of it were distilled in a copper still, and the first two or three pounds evaporated with the addition of a little muriatic acid, a very distinct crystallization of sal-ammoniac was obtained : the crystals had always a brown or yellow color.
Page 40 - And to go or ride to the market to sell butter, cheese, milk, eggs, chickens, capons, hens, pigs, geese and all manner of corns.
Page 279 - During the months of July and August, there may be found on apple-trees and rose-bushes, and sometimes on other trees and shrubs, little slender caterpillars (Plate VII. Fig. 1), of a bright yellow color, sparingly clothed with long and fine yellow hairs on the sides of the body, and having four short and thick brush-like yellowish tufts on the back, that is on the fourth and three following rings, two long black plumes or pencils extending forwards from the first ring, and a single plume on the...

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