The Farmer's Magazine

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Rogerson and Tuxford, 1860
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Page 18 - And now the cannons roar Along the affrighted shore; Our Nelson led the way, His ship the Vict'ry named; Long be that Vict'ry famed, For vict'ry crowned the day.
Page 46 - I counted the perspiratory pores on the palm of the hand, and found 3,528 in a square inch. Now, each of these pores being the aperture of a little tube of about a quarter of an inch long, it follows that in a square inch of skin on the palm of the hand, there exists a length of tube equal to 882 inches, or 73£ feet.
Page 46 - Now, the number of square inches of surface in a man of ordinary height and bulk is 2500 ; the number of pores, therefore, 7,000,000, and the number of inches of perspiratory tube 1,750,000, that is, 145,833 feet, or 48,600 yards, or nearly twenty-eight miles.
Page 166 - ... the rent at which the premises might reasonably be expected to let from year to year...
Page 210 - Persons possessing or working the land, and engaged in growing grain, fruits, grasses, animals, and other products, . 126,041
Page 157 - The streams, not yet limited to a channel, spread over sand-bars, tufted with copses of willow, or waded through wastes of reeds ; or slowly but surely undermined the groups of sycamores that grew by their side. The smaller brooks spread out into sedgy swamps, that were overhung by clouds of mosquitoes ; masses of decaying vegetation fed the exhalations with the seeds of pestilence, and made the balmy air of the summer's evening as deadly as it seemed grateful. Vegetable life and death were mingled...
Page 24 - Such a fleece, when used in manufacture to its utmost extent, as an admixture with cotton to fabricate the finest alpaca fabrics, would suffice to make upwards of 12 pieces, each 42 yards in length, and very possibly might be extended to 16 pieces or 672 yards. Nothing, therefore, can more strikingly denote or show its great value than this fact ; and specimens of these said fabrics I have now before me as I write, and from reliable sources. Seeing, then, that this wool is so valuable in manufacture,...
Page 205 - I allude to the llama and his congeners the alpaco, the huanacu, and the vicuna. On these interesting animals I will subjoin a few observations. The two first are kept as domestic animals ; the llama perfectly, and the alpaco partially tame. " The llama measures from the sole of the hoof to the top of the head, 4 feet 6 to 8 inches ; from the sole of the hoof to the shoulders, from 2 feet 11 inches to 3 feet. The female is usually smaller and less strong than the male, but her wool is finer and better....
Page 166 - ... rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such rent...
Page 3 - The albumen Is gradually dissolved from the surface to the centre ; the fibre loses, more or less, its quality of shortness or tenderness, and becomes hard and tough : the thinner the piece of meat...

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