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Press of Foote & Brown, 1832
 

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Σελίδα 2 - Nevertheless, he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave them rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling their hearts with food and gladness.
Σελίδα 12 - Neither do men put new wine into old bottles : else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish : but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.
Σελίδα 28 - When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Σελίδα 27 - And whatever else may be undervalued, or overlooked, let us never forget, that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man.
Σελίδα 27 - Agriculture feeds us ; to a great degree it clothes us ; without it, we could not have manufactures, and we should not have commerce. These all stand together, but they stand together, like pillars in a cluster, the largest in the centre, and that largest is agriculture.
Σελίδα 96 - ... quickly, when the silk comes off too easily and in burrs. The water is also necessary for the woman managing the cocoons, to cool her fingers. More fuel should also be at hand to increase the heat quickly, when the cocoons do not give off their silk readily. If there should happen to be any sand in the water, the heat causes it to rise to the surface and fix on the cocoons, the thread of which will break as if cut ; for this reason the utmost care must be taken to guard against it and to remove...
Σελίδα 7 - And scatter'd blessings with a wasteful hand ! But what avail her unexhausted stores, Her blooming mountains, and her sunny shores, With all the gifts that heaven and earth impart, The smiles of nature, and the charms of art; While proud Oppression in her valleys reigns, And Tyranny usurps her happy plains...
Σελίδα 23 - ... raising of sheep in England is an immense interest. England probably clips fifty millions of fleeces this year, lambs under a year old not being shorn. The average yield may be six or seven pounds to a fleece. There are two principal classes of sheep in England, the long-wooled and the short-wooled. Among these are many varieties, but this is the general division or classification. The Leicester and the South Down belong, respectively, to these several families. The common clip of the former...
Σελίδα 93 - ... pods begin to give the threads freely, the reel is turned with a quicker motion. If the pods leap up often to the guide, the reel must be slackened, and the spinner may let the thread. pass between the thumb and finger before it reaches the guide. If the thread comes off in burrs, it must be turned quicker. The fire may at any time be increased or diminished, as found necessary, that the reel may be allowed a proper motion, which ought to be as quick as possible without endangering the breaking...
Σελίδα 8 - And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.

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