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Page 179 - O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies.
Page 19 - ... increasing with the population, as the population must increase with the riches of the country ; whether a great part of the same capital which is employed in supporting the industry connected with manufactures, commerce, and public works, does not, passing by a very rapid course into the hands of the occupier of the soil, serve also as a capital for the encouragement of agriculture ; whether, in our own country in former times, and in other naturally fertile countries up to the present...
Page 289 - The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream : and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith the Lord. Is not my word like as a fire? saith the Lord, and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces ? Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, saith the Lord, that steal my words every one from his neighbour.
Page 138 - ... containing ten pounds avoirdupois weight of distilled water weighed in air, at the temperature of sixty-two degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at thirty inches...
Page 397 - For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you ? forgive me this wrong.
Page 294 - Because a fall in the price of any other commodity not of general necessity, brings the article within the reach of the consumption of a greater number of individuals, whereas in the case of corn, the average quantity is sufficient for the supply of every individual; all beyond that is an absolute depression of the market for a great length of time...
Page 399 - ... the most grateful burgundy. The works of a person that builds, begin immediately to decay ; while those of him who plants begin directly to improve. In this, planting promises a more lasting pleasure than building ; which, were it to remain in equal perfection, would at best begin to moulder and want repairs in imagination. Now trees have a circumstance that suits our taste, and that is annual variety. It is inconvenient, indeed, if they cause our love of life to take root and flourish with them;...
Page 319 - Whereas the reducing of interest to ten, and from thence to eight, and thence to six in the hundred, hath from time to time by experience been found very beneficial to the advancement of trade and improvement of lands...
Page 294 - The cause, which produces this greater susceptibility in the corn market, cannot be better explained by your Committee, than in the following extract from the answers of Mr. Tooke, one of the witnesses who was particularly examined to this point...
Page 232 - ... inches apart. Here they will stand the winter ; and you must see that the slugs do not eat them. If any plants fail, you have plenty in the bed where you prick them out.; for your 36 rods will not require more than 4000 plants.

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