The Farmer's Magazine

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Rogerson and Tuxford, 1854

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Page 225 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Page 231 - Such a skin is indicative of weakness of constitution, though of good feeding properties. A perfect touch will be found with a thick loose skin, floating, as it were, on a layer of soft fat, yielding to the least pressure ; and springing back towards the fingers, like a piece of soft, thick chamois leather ; and covered with thick, glossy, soft hair.- Such a collection of hair looks rich and beautiful; and seems warm and comfortable to the animal.
Page 425 - Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted . . . that whereas by reason of some defects in the law poor people are not restrained from going from one parish to another, and therefore do endeavour to settle themselves in those parishes where there is the best stock, the largest commons or wastes to build cottages, and the most woods for them to burn and destroy...
Page 392 - A Treatise on Cobbett's Corn, containing Instructions for Propagating and Cultivating the Plant, and for Harvesting and Preserving the Crop ; and also an Account of the several Uses to which the Produce is applied, with Minute Directions relative to each Mode of Application.
Page 75 - In the space of eighteen months irrigation has changed all this : new fine and fattening grasses have clothed the field with perpetual verdure ; it keeps three times as many animals, and the close and shaven pasture indicates their affection for it...
Page 43 - Of all obstacles to improvement, ignorance is the most formidable, because the only true secret of assisting the poor is to make them agents in bettering their own condition, and to supply them, not with a temporary stimulus, but with a permanent energy.
Page 25 - HENDERSON. The Young Estate Manager's Guide. By RICHARD HENDERSON, Member (by Examination) of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, and the Surveyors Institution.
Page 306 - HORTUS GRAMINEUS WOBURNENSIS, Or, an Account of the Results of various Experiments on the Produce and Fattening Properties of different Grasses, and other Plants, used as the Food of the more valuable domestic Animals...
Page 30 - Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England,' published in 1863, there is a paper by Messrs.
Page 43 - ... he does not study immediate gratification at the expense of bitter and late repentance, or mortgage the labour of his future life without an adequate return. Indigence, therefore, will rarely be found in company with good education.

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