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

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A. Millar, 1745 - Agriculture - 600 pages
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Contents

Of the Remedy to be applied to an Ox that is lame
271
Of Remedies for curing the Scab and the Bite of a mad Dog or a Wolf and alfojor curing Hidebinding
272
Of Remedies for ulcerated Lungs and Swelling of the Palate and Neck
273
Of curing their Paterns or Hoofs when they are hurt XVI OfRemedies for their JprainedShoulders and broken Horns XVII Of Remedies againthe Biti...
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
Oj making Inclofures and Stables XXIV Of the Age fit for a Bull to couple with the Female XXV Oj Remedies for Worms in Calves XXVI Of cajlrati...
284
How a Vineyard ought to bepampinated and hciv many
291
Of Remedies for a Cough
293
Of Remedies for Hurts by interfering and for the Scab
294
Of Remedies againstFlies and for Pains in the Eyes XXXIV Of Remedies for Nutifeating of their Food and a pejti lential Falling away of their Flejh X...
296
Of Mules
297
Ofreftraining the Cruelty of a Stallion mad upon gra tifying his Luft
298
OJ Medicines for curing Mules
301
BOOK EIGHTH
338
Of Paluring in and about the Manorhoufe II Of the severalKinds of common Poultryyard Hens and Cockst proper to be provided and brought
340
Of the rigfo Contrivance and making of an Henhoufe w OfFood proper for Hens V Of preferring the Eggs and fetting them under the Hens VI Of E...
348
offattening and cramming of Hens
354
Of cramming of WoodPigeons or RingDoves or tame Pigeons that breed in little Cells about the Houfet and of making Pigeonhoufes
355
IX Of the bringing up of TurtleDoves X Of the bringing up of Thrujbes
358
Of the bringing up of Peacocks
361
Of the bringing up of Geeseand making a Goofepen for keeping and feeding them
366
Of Remedies for Bees labouring under any Diftemper
403
Of fait Water and strongBrine for preferring Wines XXVI Of Remedies for Wine that grows four XXVII Of making sweetWine
534
Of other wholfome Sorts of Preferves XXIX After what Manner Muft may be kept always sweetas if it were new XXX Of the bestWay of curing Win...
536
Of Horehoundwine XXXIII Of Squilwine XXXIV Of Squilrinegar
537
How you muft make Wormwoodwine Hyjfoptaine Southernwood and other Sorts of Wine
538
Chap
539
After what Manner Wine may be made of Grapes dried in the
541
How the hpfmall thin Wine may be made XLI How to make the bestHoneywine XL II Of preferring Cheefe XLIII After what Manner potted Grapes ...
544
After what Manner Pomegranates may be preferred
548
How Globeapples or Pomeparadifes Honeyapples Seftian Apples and other Kinds may be preferred
550
Of pickling of Elecampane
551
ofpickling of Olires XLVIJI Of the Way to tickleblack Olires XLIX How a Marmelade of Olivesmay be made L After what Manner Oil may be made
558
Of Gleucine
564
After what Manner you may make Oil for Ointments
565
Of Ingraftments from Fruitbearing Vines in order to make Vines fruitful
582
How a Clusterof Grapes may have Berries of severalKinds X How you may prune the Vines after you have gathered the Grapes
585
Of pampinating a Vineyard or pulling off its fuperfluow Shoots and Leaves XII Of digging of Vineyards
586
To preservethe 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 falting of Swines Flejb Chap
588
Of Plantations of Trees for fupporting Vines XVII Of Oliveyards
589
ofconftituting an Orchard
590
Of making Trenches
591
How you may choosethe Plants for an Orchard XXI When the Figtree mustbe planted XXII Of planting Nuts
593
Of planting the Pomegranate c Chap
594
Of fa Peartree
595

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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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