Report, Volume 2

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1927/29-1933/35 includes also the biennial report of the Forest Service; 1927/29-1937/39, the Livestock Sanitary Board and the Labor Dept.

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Page 34 - ... being in a storme upon the waters, to pacifie their gods, they cast some up into the aire and into the water: so a weare for fish being newly set up, they cast some therein and into the aire: also after an escape of danger, they cast some into the aire likewise: but all done with strange gestures, stamping, sometime dancing, clapping of hands, holding up of hands, and staring up into the heavens uttering therewithall, and chattering strange words and noises.
Page 335 - In all places, then, and in all seasons, Flowers expand their light and soul-like wings, Teaching us, by most persuasive reasons, How akin they are to human things.
Page 183 - My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies.
Page 34 - We ourselves, during the time we were there, used to suck it after their manner, as also since our return, and have found many rare and wonderful experiments of the virtues thereof, of which the relation would require a volume by itself. The use of it by so many of late, men and women of great calling as else, and some learned physicians also, is sufficient witness.
Page 34 - ... of too long continuance) in short time breaketh them: whereby their bodies are notably preserved in health, and know not many grievous diseases, wherewithal we in England are oftentimes afflicted.
Page 181 - Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 168 - The disease of plum and cherry trees, known as 'black-knot,' is illustrated in a similar manner, some of the drawings exhibiting it as it appears to the naked eye, while others show in detail its distorted, woody structure. The fungus which produces it is also shown at various stages of its growth. "The fungus Pt-ronospora infestans, which causes potato rot, is illustrated in the various stages of its growth. There is also a series of drawings of its
Page 34 - The leaves thereof being dried and brought into powder, they use to take the fume or smoke thereof by sucking it through pipes made of clay into their stomacke and heade...
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Page 177 - Morcehella esculenta. In. some districts, when mushrooms are scarce, it is stated that almost any species, that will yield a dark juice, is without scruple mixed with the common mushroom, and, it should seem, without any bad consequence, except the deterioration of the catsup. There is an extensive manufacture of catsup conducted at Lubbenham, near Market Harborough ; but the great difficulty appears to be the prevention of decomposition. Messrs. Perkins receive tons of mushrooms from every part...

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