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Page 40 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page ix - Its object shall be to improve the condition of agriculture, the rural household and mechanic arts. Section 1. The society shall consist of such citizens of the state as shall signify in writing their wish to become members and shall pay, on subscribing, not less than one dollar and annually thereafter one dollar; and also of honorary and corresponding members. The presidents of...
Page vii - The said corporation shall possess the general powers, and be subject to the general restrictions and liabilities prescribed in the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes.
Page 23 - And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind : and God saw that it was good.
Page 82 - In contra-distlnction to the cow, the head of the bull may be shorter, the frontal-bone broader, and the occipital flat and stronger, that it may receive and sustain the horn, and this latter may be excused if a little heavy at the base, so its upward form, its quality and color be right. Neither is the looseness of the skin attached to and depending from the under jaw to be deemed other than a feature of the sex, provided it is not extended beyond the bone, but leaves the gullet and throat clean...
Page 85 - Quality. On this the thriftiness, the feeding properties, and the value of the animal depend; and upon the touch' of this quality rests, in a good measure, the grazier's and the butcher's judgment. If the "touch"' be good, some deficiency of form may be excused; but if it be hard and stiff, nothing can compensate for so unpromising a feature. In raising the skin from the body, between the thumb and...
Page 152 - The stoved and fishery salt, for example, though differing in a very trivial degree, as to the kind or proportion of their ingredients, are adapted to widely different uses. Thus the...
Page 336 - These grains at their extreme ends are almost flat, and grow so closely together from the cob to the surface, that they produce a greater yield than any other variety in proportion to the size of the ears. They contain more starch, and less gluten and oil than those of the Flint kinds, and from their softness they serve as better food for horses ; but are less nourishing to poultry and swine. This variety ripens later, though it is more productive than any other kind.
Page 333 - Ibs. of ear gave a bushel of corn shelled. 2. King Philip, or the eight-rowed yellow corn. Its ears, which contain only eight rows, are longer than those of the Golden Sioux, and it will yield about the same quantity of oil. It is a hardy plant which belongs to a high latitude ; grows to about nine feet in height ; stalks small ; ears from ten to fourteen inches in length.