The Gardener's Magazine, and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement, Volume 2

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Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1827 - Gardening
 

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Page 381 - COL. HAWKER'S INSTRUCTIONS to YOUNG SPORTSMEN in all that relates to Guns and Shooting.
Page 381 - FIRST STEPS TO BOTANY, Intended as popular Illustrations of the Science, leading to its study as a branch of general education. By JL DRUMMOND, MD 4th Edit. 12mo. with numerous Woodcuts, 9s.
Page 305 - And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.
Page 337 - Whether the Indians can so prepare that stupifying herb, Datura, that they make it lie several days, months, years, according as they will have it, in a man's body, without doing him any hurt, and at the end kill him without missing half an hour's time?
Page 161 - ... consists of the same metal united to oxygen. When water is present, which can afford oxygen to the sodium, soda may be obtained in several modes from salt. The same reasoning will apply to the operation of the pure mineral alkali, or the carbonated alkali, as to that of the vegetable alkali ; and when common salt acts as a manure, it is probably by entering into the composition of the plant in the same manner as gypsum, phosphate of lime, and the alkalies.
Page 142 - Fig. 8.—Fan,training ; first stage. •Fan-training; second stage. headed down to three eyes, placed in such a manner as to throw out one leading shoot, and one shoot on each side ; the two lowermost shoots are to be headed down to two eyes, so as to throw out one leading shoot, and one shoot on the uppermost side, as shown in fig.
Page 381 - A TREATISE ON THE CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF FRUIT TREES; in which a new method of pruning and training is fully described. Together with observations on the diseases, defects, and injuries in all kinds of fruit and forest trees; as also, an account of a particular method of cure, made public by order of the British government.
Page 182 - ... wages of another description of labourers, consisting partly of the recompense of present labour exerted in the form of superintendence, and partly of the recompense of past labour exerted in the creation of their capital. Public opinion and custom require, for example, that a shopkeeper shall wear a good coat, shall drink at all times malt liquor, and sometimes wine, and give them to his neighbours; — that his wife and daughters, if he has any, shall wear dean linen, and.
Page 128 - It is, without doubt, the most splendid of the kind ever published in Britain, and will stand a comparison, without any eclipse of its lustre, with the most magnificent ornithological illustrations of the French school. Mr. Selby has long and deservedly ranked high as a scientific naturalist.
Page 182 - Ireland will live and bring up a family on potatoes ; a labourer in England will see the world unpeopled first." — " Englishmen have the physical capability of living on potatoes as much as other men, but fortunately they have not the habit ; and though it might be wrong to say they would starve first in their own proper persons, they will utterly refuse to multiply upon such diet, the effect of which on population is ultimately the same.

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