The Farmer's Magazine

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Rogerson and Tuxford, 1858
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Strona 95 - And you should know, before you attempt to do anything, just what you are going to do, and how you are going to do it.
Strona 284 - COME, Sons of Summer, by whose toil We are the lords of wine and oil : By whose tough labours, and rough hands, We rip up first, then reap our lands. Crown'd with the ears of corn, now come, And, to the pipe, sing Harvest Home.
Strona 284 - Glitt'ring with fire, where, for your mirth, Ye shall see first the large and chief Foundation of your feast, fat beef: With upper stories, mutton, veal And bacon (which makes full the meal), With sev'ral dishes standing by, As here a custard, there a pie, And here all-tempting frumenty.
Strona 284 - About the cart, hear, how the rout Of rural younglings raise the shout ; Pressing before, some coming after, Those with a shout, and these with laughter. Some bless the cart; some kiss the sheaves; Some prank them up with oaken leaves...
Strona 60 - The first is by war, as the Romans did, in plundering their conquered neighbors; this is robbery. — The second by commerce, which is generally cheating. — The third by agriculture, the only honest way, wherein man receives a real increase of the seed thrown into the ground, in a kind of continual miracle, wrought by the hand of God in his favor, as a reward for his innocent life and his virtuous industry.
Strona 91 - Gafar crept silently into the tent, and succeeded in loosening the chain. Just before starting off with his prize, he caught up Jabal's lance, and poking him with the butt end, cried out : " I am Gafar! I have stolen your noble mare, and will give you notice in time.
Strona 97 - Having succeeded in handling his ears, advance towards the neck, with the same precautions, and in the same manner ; observing always to augment the force of the strokes whenever the horse will permit it. Perform the same on both sides of the neck, until he lets you take it in your arms without flinching. " Proceed in the same progressive manner to the sides, and then to the back of the horse. Every time the horse shows any nervousness, return immediately to the forehead, as the true standard, patting...
Strona 342 - I v and cheaper than by any method now practised, provided it does not shed the corn or pulse more than the methods in common practice, and that it lays the straw in such a manner that it may be easily gathered up for binding; the gold medal, or thirty guineas.
Strona 58 - They joined in desiring him to speak his mind, and gathering round him, he proceeded as follows : — "Friends," says he, "the taxes are indeed very heavy; and, if those laid on by the Government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver...
Strona 93 - The fact of the horse being unconscious of the amount of his strength can be proven to the satisfaction of any one. For instance, such remarks as these are common, and perhaps familiar to your recollection. One person says to another, " If that wild horse there was conscious of the amount of his strength, his owner would have no business with him in that vehicle ; such light reins and harness, too — if he knew he could snap them asunder in a minute and be as free as the air we breathe ; " and,...

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