British Farmer's Magazine, Issue 65

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James Ridgway, 1873 - Agriculture

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Page 94 - Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I am against the shepherds; and I will require my flock at their hand, and cause them to cease from feeding the flock; neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more; for I will deliver my flock from their mouth, that they may not be meat for them.
Page 4 - A national garden ought to be the centre round which all minor establishments of the same nature should be arranged. . . . From a garden of this kind Government would be able to obtain authentic and official information on points connected with the founding of new colonies ; it would afford the plants there required, without its being necessary, as now, to apply to the officers of private establishments for advice and assistance.
Page 310 - Fish ; but this Section shall not apply to any Person buying, selling, or exposing for Sale, or having in his Possession for Sale...
Page 231 - District, without previously obtaining the consent of the Surveyor of the Road or Bridgemaster under whose charge such bridge shall be for the time being, or of the persons liable to the repair of such bridge ; And in case such owner of the Locomotive and Surveyor of the road or bridge, or Bridgemaster, shall differ in opinion as to the sufficiency of any bridge to sustain the transit of the Locomotive, then the question shall be determined by an officer to be appointed, on the application of either...
Page 96 - This he said, not that he cared for the poor ; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Page 266 - ... what the future had in its womb — problems of which they could see only the hazy outlines." Those patriots in homespun, the authors of the Constitution, with their simple needs, planning for the future of a mighty nation, then in embryo, saw but the distant headlands of the future. They could hardly "look into the seeds of time and say which grain would grow and which would not.
Page 310 - Act, provided its capture by any net, instrument, or device other than a rod and line, was lawful at the time and in the place where it was caught, or to any clean fresh salmon caught at any time beyond the limits of this Act, provided its capture by any net, instrument, or device other than...
Page 231 - ... has been placed, by the authority of the surveyor or persons liable to the repair of the bridge, that the bridge is insufficient to carry weights beyond the ordinary traffic of the district, without previously obtaining the consent of the surveyor of the road or bridgemaster under whose charge such bridge shall be for the time being, or of the persons liable to the repair of such bridge...
Page 186 - I recommend all sportsmen to send their guns to their gunmakers after the season is over, that they may be put in order, instead of permitting them to lie in their dirt until the eleventh hour, as, I am sorry to say, too many do. " The gun, when loaded, should never be carried with the muzzle downwards, as it sometimes happens that in carrying it so...
Page 4 - Kewensis," of which a new and enlarged edition was given to the world by his son, Mr. William T. Aiton. In this work, originally issued in 1789, is given an account of the several foreign plants which had been introduced into the English gardens at different times, amounting to 5,600 in number ; and so much was it esteemed that the whole impression was sold off within two years. Mr. Aiton did not long survive this publication, for he died in 1793, in the sixtythird year of his age, and lies buried...

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