L. Junius Moderatus Columella Of Husbandry: In Twelve Books: and His Book Concerning Trees (Google eBook)

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A. Millar, 1745 - Agriculture - 14 pages
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Contents

Of Remedies for ulcerated Lungs and Swelling of the Palate and Neck
273
Of curing their Pasterns or Hoofs when they are hurt XVI Of Remedies for their sprained Shoulders and broken Horns
275
Of Remedies against the Bitings of Serpents and other noxious Animals
276
Of Remedies to be given them when they have swallowed an Horfeleech with their Water
279
Of the Form and Shape of a Bull XXI Of the Form or Shape of a
280
Of reviewing and picking the Cattle every Tear
281
Of making Inclosures and Stables
282
Of the Age ft for a Bull to couple with the Female
283
Oj Remedies for Worms in Calves
284
Of castrating Calves
285
Of Horses
286
Of the Age of a Stallion XXiX Of the Temper Disposition and Form of an Horse XXX Of the Care of Horses and of Medicines proper for them
290
Of Remedies for a Cough
293
Of Remedies for Hurts by interfering andfor the Scab XXXIII Of Remedies against Flies and for Pains in the Eyes XXXIV Of Remedies for Nauseatin...
296
Of Madnes incident to Mares XXXVI Of Mules
297
Of restraining the Cruelty of a Stallion mad upon gra tifying his Lust
298
OJ Medicines for curing Mules
301
Of Remedies for SheepCattle
315
Of GoatCattle
321
Of Medicines for Goats c
323
Of the Method of making cheese
324
Of Swine and Medicines proper for them X Of Medicines proper for Swine
329
Of Castrating of Swine
331
Of Dogs
332
Book
337
Book Eighth
338
Of Pasturing in and about the Manorhouse II Of the several Kinds of common Poultryyard Hens andCocks proper to be provided and brought
340
Of the rigBt Contrivance and making of an Henhouse IV Of Food proper for Hens
346
Of preserving the Eggs and setting them under the Hens VI Of Eggs
348
offattening and cramming of Hens VIII Of cramming of WoodPigeons or RingDoves or tame Pigeons that breed in little Cells about the House and o...
355
Of the bringing up of TurtleDoves X Of the bringing up of Thrujhes
358
Of the bringing up of Peacocks
361
Of the bringing up of Numidian and Rustic Hens XIII Of Fowls which the Greeks call dfAtpiCta amphibious and the Latins duplicis vitæ of a double ...
365
Of the bringing up of Geese and making a Goosepen for keeping and feeding them Chap
366
Of Ducks Teals and the like
369
Of Horehoundwine XXXIII Of Squilwine
537
Of Squilvinegar XXXV How you must make Wormwoodwine HyJsopwinet Southernwood and other Sorts of Wine
538
ofMusicof the last Pressing or squeezed Must XXXVII To make Wine like to Greek Wine XXXVIII How you may make Myrtlewine
539
After what Manner Wine may be made of Grapes dried in the
541
How the best small thin Wine may be made
542
How to make the best Honeywine
543
ofpreserving Cheese XLIII Afterwhat Manner potted Grapes may be put up and kept
544
After what Manner Pomegranates may be preserved
548
How Globeapples or Pomeparadises Honeyapples Seslian Apples and other Kinds may be preserved
550
Of pickling of Elecampane
551
ofpickling of Olives
553
Of the Way to pickle black Olives
556
How a Marmelade of Olives may be made L After what Manner Oil may be made
558
Of Gleucine
564
After what Manner you may make Oil for Ointments JJUL ofsalting ofSwines Flest Chap
565
After what Manner you may preserve and pickle the Arts sander and SkirretRoots
568
How to make up a Sallet of easy and quick Digestion or as others will have it a Sallet or Sawce with a Mixture of Garum and Vinegar
569
Of a Nursery of Vines II What Sorts of Plants or Shoots you ought to gather and when
573
After what Manner you may choose your Shoots and of the Quality and Condition of the Ground
574
Of the several Kinds of Vineyards
576
After what Manner Vines ought to be cultivated VI Of cutting and propagating an old Vineyard
579
Of propagating Vines
582
Of Ingraftments from Fruitbearing Vines in order to make Vines fruitful
583
How a Cluster of Grapes may have Berries of several Kinds
584
How you may prune the Vines after you have gathered the Grapes
585
Of pampinating a Vineyard or pulling off its superfluous Shoots and Leaves XII Of digging of Vineyards
586
To preserve the Vines from being hurt by Mildew XIV To prevent the Ants from climbing up upon Trees XV How to prevent Ants and Vinefretters f...
587
Of Plantations of Trees for supporting Vines
588
Of Oliveyards
589
ofconstituting an Orchard
590
Of making Trenches XX How you may choose the Plants for an Orchard
591
When the Pigtree must be planted XXII Of planting Nuts
593
Of planting the Pomegranate
594
Chap
598

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Page 355 - ... three times a day: in the morning; at noon; and in the evening to God, the Revealer of the Verses.
Page 93 - Coluinelhi, my uncle, a most learned and diligent husbandman, was frequently wont to do, viz., to throw chalk or marl upon such places as abound in gravel, and to lay gravel upon such as are chalky, and too dense and stiff; and thus he not only raised great...
Page 534 - ... and put it into a new amphora, and daub it and pitch it carefully, that no water at all may enter into it ; then sink the whole amphora into a pond of cold and sweet water, so that no part of it may stand ' out of it ; then, after forty days, take it out of the pond ; thus it will continue sweet for a whole year.
Page 61 - The other sorts of wheat are altogether superfluous, unless any man has a mind to indulge a manifold variety and a vain-glorious fancy. " But of bearded wheat we have commonly seen four sorts in use — namely, that which is called Clusinian, of a shining, bright, white colour ; a bearded wheat, which is called Venuculum — one sort of it is of a fiery red colour, and another sort of it is white, but they are both heavier, than the...
Page 465 - ARIES, in astronomy, a constellation of fixed stars, drawn on the globe in the figure of a ram. It is the first of the twelve signs of the zodiac, from which a twelfth part of the ecliptic takes its denomination.
Page 81 - March, plow it a third time, and harrow it. When you have thus manured the ground, make it, in the manner of a garden, into beds...
Page 93 - ... thought that stuff gathered together out of thickets, and from among briars and thorns, or, in a word, any other sort of earth fetched from any other place, and carried to them, was much better for making a plentiful vintage...
Page 369 - For that antient rustic progeny of Romulus and Numa valued themselves mightily upon this, and thought it a great matter that, if a rural life were compared with a city life, it did not labour under the want of, or come...
Page 464 - Columolla says of March that it ' is the proper time to cleanse meadows, and to defend and secure them from cattle; in warm and dry places indeed that ought to be done even from the month of January,' and Tusser in his calendar for March rhymes : — ' Spare meadow at Gregorie Marshes at Pask For feare of drie Sommer no longer time ask Then hedge them and ditch them, bestow thereon pence. corne, meadow, and pasture aske ahvay good fence.
Page 81 - Afterwards you are at liberty to cut it down as tender and as young as you please after it has sprung up and to give it to horses, but at first you must give it to them more sparingly until they be accustomed to it, lest the novelty of the fodder be hurtful to them, for it blows them and creates much blood. Water it very often after you have cut it. Then after...

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