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Página 180 - He is happy, whose circumstances suit his temper ; but he is more excellent, who can suit his temper to any circumstances.
Página 438 - ... on blighted than on healthy straw. That blighted straw, retaining on it the fungi that have robbed the corn of its flour, has in it more nutritious matter than clean straw which has yielded a crop of plump grain, cannot be doubted; the question is, whether this nutriment in the form of fungi does, or can be made to agree, as well with the stomachs of the animals that consume it, as it would do in that of straw and corn. It cannot be improper in this place to remark, that...
Página 100 - ... flowers, and in a ruinous competition for the possession of breeders of high merit, from which fine seedlings might be expected. The early-flowering or spring tulips (such as Due van Thol), when they first came into vogue, and while they continued scarce, were frequently rated at ideal values ; and...
Página 50 - breed of the country, neither blood nor blade, that is a distinct " race from the English blood horse, and equally distinct from " the black or cart breed of the country. It was the basis of the " breed of the old London coach horse, when heavier cattle were " used for these conveyances ; and after the fashion became to " adopt a lighter horse for carriages, this valuable breed was " allowed almost to become extinct, till their excellence for " agricultural purposes was noticed by some practical...
Página 100 - L. 5000 Sterling," as another reports, being given for a single tulip. The general price of choice bulbs now varies from 3 to 10 guilders (the guilder = Is. 8d.) ; a few kinds are valued at from 10 to 20 guilders ; and the most select new, and consequently rare varieties, seldom fetch more than from 20 to 50 guilders.
Página 17 - Judges who attend the competition, must be transmitted by the Conveners, so as to be received by the Secretary on or before the 10th of December next, and which report must specify the ages of the Bulls and Queys preferred ; the length of time the Bulls have been in the possession of the competitors ; and, with respect to the Queys, that they were bred by the competitors, and were their property, on the day of competition...
Página 453 - The deficiency of our own crops was not so great in 181 1 and 1812, as it had been in 1794 and 1795; or, again, in 1799 and 1800. It is clear, therefore, that the prices of 1811 and 1812 would not have been so high if there had not been a virtual exclusion of foreign supply, which rendered it necessary to eke out our own produce by economy ; and this could only be effected through the medium of a relatively high range of prices.
Página 17 - District, and were their property on the day of Competition; the number of Bulls and Queys respectively produced thereat ; the number placed for Competition in each Class ; the names and designations of the Persons to whom the Premiums have been adjudged ; amount of Premiums voted to each ; and, in general, that all the Rules of Competition fixed by the Society, as above mentioned, have been strictly observed ; and in particular...
Página 2 - The temperature at which butter from cream can be obtained in the greatest quantity and of the best quality, is the medium of Exp.
Página 438 - ... of seed corn, as well as the fairest and plumpest sample that can be obtained, and in some respects better ; for, as a bushel of much blighted corn will contain one-third at least more grains in number than a bushel of plump corn, three bushels of such corn will go as far, in sowing land, as four bushels of large grain. The use of the flour of corn in furthering the process of vegetation, is to nourish the minute plant, from the time of its...

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