Transactions of the Northern Wisconsin Agricultural and Mechanical Association, Band 4

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Northern Wisconsin Agricultural and Mechanical Association., 1877
 

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Seite 90 - And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country than the whole race of politicians put together.
Seite 164 - Beautiful hands are those that do "Work that is earnest, and brave, and true, Moment by moment the long day through.
Seite 97 - The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common-seme ; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune, and so, in making money.
Seite 96 - If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some; for he that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing...
Seite 193 - Early in the spring, as soon as the sap begins to flow, these eggs are hatched, and the young lice immediately begin to pump up sap from the tender leaves and shoots, increase rapidly in size, and in a short time come to maturity. In this state it is found that the whole brood, without a single exception, consists solely of females, or rather, and more properly, of individuals which are capable of reproducing their kind. This reproduction takes place by a viviparous generation, there being...
Seite 118 - INHALATION. BY WHOM PAIN IN SURGERY WAS AVERTED AND ANNULLED. BEFORE WHOM, IN ALL TIME, SURGERY WAS AGONY. SINCE WHOM SCIENCE HAS CONTROL OF PAIN.
Seite 188 - The egg-tube of the female is rosecoloured ; the wings are blackish, except at the base, where they are tawny, and very narrow, —they are fringed with short hairs and are rounded at the tip ; the legs are pale red or brownish, and the feet are black. The body measures about one-tenth...
Seite 185 - ... the two furrowed pieces of the sheath. The borer often pierces the bark and wood to the depth of half an inch or more, and is sometimes driven in so tightly that the insect cannot draw it out again, but remains fastened to the tree until she dies.
Seite 100 - It is a lofty tree, with laurel-like leaves, 10 to 16 in. long, and very small flowers. For several months in the year, not a shower moistens its foliage, and its branches appear dead; but as soon as the trunk is pierced, there flows from it a copious stream of sweet and nourishing milk. The milk flows most freely at sunrise. The natives are then to be seen hastening from all quarters with bowls to receive it. The milk has an agreeable...
Seite 12 - The annual meeting of the Association shall be held on the second Tuesday of June and a stated meeting on the second Tuesday of each other month except the months of July and August in each year.

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