The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Band 16

Luther Tucker, 1861

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Seite 531 - Not a tree, A plant, a leaf, a blossom, but contains A folio volume. We may read, and read, And read again, and still find something new, Something to please, and something to instruct, E'en in the noisome weed.
Seite 435 - WHO has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave, Its temples, and grottos, and fountains as clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave...
Seite 252 - The difference in length between a straight road and one which is slightly curved is very small. If a road between two places ten miles apart were made to curve so that the eye could nowhere see farther than one-quarter of a mile of it at once, its length would exceed that of a straight road between the same points by only about four hundred and fifty feet.
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Seite 168 - ... situation, the great space of ground that it covers with its branches, and the strength and hardihood of the tree, all contribute to stamp it with the character of dignity and grandeur beyond any other compeer of the forest. When young, its fine foliage, (singularly varied in many of our native species,) and its thrifty form, render it a beautiful tree. But it is not until the oak has attained considerable size, that it displays its true character, and only when at an age that would terminate...
Seite 438 - THE HORSE'S FOOT AND HOW TO KEEP IT SOUND ; WITH CUTS, illustrating the Anatomy of the Foot, and containing valuable hints on shoeing and stable management, both in health and disease. By WILLIAM MILES. THE SKILLFUL HOUSEWIFE; Or, Complete Guide to Domestic Cookery, Taste, Comfort, and Economy, embracing 659 recipes pertaining to Household Duties, the care of Health, Gardening, Birds, Education of Children, &c., &c.
Seite 296 - Gaiters, Linen Goods, Umbrellas, Parasols, Silk Goods, etc. The LOCK-STITCH made by this machine cannot be raveled, and presents the вате appearance upon each side of the seam, a single line of thread extending from stitch to stitch. It Is formed with two threads, one upon each side of the fabric, and interlocked In the centre of It. In beauty and regularity, and in the firmness of the seam formed, it excels hand sewing. The qualities which recommend the Wheeler & Wilson machine are : 1.
Seite 391 - I do not know that I could suggest any one problem to be proposed to an engineer, which would require a greater exertion of scientific skill an& practical knowledge, than laying out a road.
Seite 438 - Containing Practical Observations on the Causes, Nature and Treatment of Disease and Lameness of Horses, embracing the Most Recent and Approved Methods, according to an enlightened system of Veterinary Practice, for the Preservation and Restoration of Health. With Illustrations.

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