The Agricultural and Horticultural Gleaner: Containing Important Discoveries and Improvements in Farming, Gardening, and Flori-culture, with Practical Details Connected with Rural and Domestic Economy; Also a Miscellanea, Comprising ... Calendars, Abstracts of Acts of Parliament Passed During the Last Session, &c. &c. ...

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Strona 293 - Wales, so far as relates to the Execution of criminals in the county of Chester. II. An Act to amend an Act of the Thirty-eighth Year of King George the Third, for preventing the Mischiefs arising from the printing and publishing Newspapers, and Papers of a like Nature, by Persons not known, and for regulating the Printing and Publication of such Papers in other respects ; and to discontinue certain Actions commenced under the Provisions of the said Act.
Strona 168 - It is not too much to assert, that the surface of the walls of every cottage of a medium size, that is applicable to the training of vines, is capable of producing annually, as many grapes as would be worth half the amount of its rental.
Strona 59 - The colour or colours of the skin of a pure breed of cattle, whatever those colours are, are always definite. The colour of the bald skin on the nose, and around the eyes, in a pure breed, is always definite, and without spots. This last is an essential point. When horns exist, they should be smooth, small, tapering, and sharp-pointed, long or short, according to the breed, and of a white colour throughout in some breeds, and tipped with black in others. The shape of the horn is a less essential...
Strona 16 - ... but, on the contrary, every encouragement should be given to so decided a friend to the hop-grower, " Besides the ladybird and its grub, there are two other terrible enemies to the poor aphis; one of which is a green ungainly-looking grub, without legs, which lies flat on the surface of the leaf, and stretches out its neck just like a leech, till it touches one of them ; directly he feels one he seizes it in his teeth, and holds it up wriggling in the air, till he has sucked all the goodness...
Strona 298 - An Act for the more effectual abolition of oaths and affirmations taken and made in various departments of the state, and to substitute declarations in lieu thereof; and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial oaths and affidavits ;" and to make other provisions for the abolition of unnecessary oaths.
Strona 57 - He could not possibly discover, without tuition, those properties which had chiefly conduced to produce the high condition in which he saw the ox. He would hardly believe that a judge can ascertain, merely by the eye, from its general aspect, whether the ox were in good or bad health , — from the...
Strona 61 - The sensation derived from feeling a fine touch is pleasurable, and even delightful, to an amateur of breeding. You cannot help liking the animal that possesses a fine touch. Along with it is generally associated a fine symmetrical form. A knowledge of touch can only be acquired by long practice ; but, after having acquired it, it is of itself a sufficient means of judging of the feeding...
Strona 100 - September, when, after the rains of that season, it reissued in fine, cottony patches from the old nodes on the trees. Many remedies have been proposed for removing this evil, efficacious perhaps in some cases upon a small scale ; but when the injury has existed for some time, and extended its influence over the parts of a large tree, I apprehend it will take its course, and the tree die. Upon, young plants, and in places where a brush can be applied, any substance that can be used in a liquid state,...
Strona 248 - I approve of and recommend those which are from eleven to twelve inches square inside, and nine or ten inches deep in the clear. " The best wood for them is, by some, said to be red cedar; the chief grounds of preference of which wood are, iits effects in keeping moths out of the boxes, and its being a bad conductor of heat.
Strona 298 - An Act to repeal an Act of the present Session of Parliament, intituled ' An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits;' and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.

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