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Página 719 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Página 319 - Saline substances, chlorides of sodium and potassium, sulphate and phosphate of potash and soda, and some other mineral matters, occurring in food, supply the blood, juice of flesh and various animal juices, with .the necessary mineral constituents.
Página 435 - That if the cane is cut and housed, or shocked in the field when in its most favorable condition, it will probably keep unchanged for a long time. 4th. That when the juice is obtained, the process should proceed continuously and without delay.
Página 435 - That it is obvious that there is a culminating point In the development of the sugar in the cane, which is the best time for sugar making. This point or season I consider to be, when most if not all the seeds are ripe, and after several frosts ; say when the temperature falls to 25° or 3o° Fahrenheit.
Página 587 - A large squill bulb, which it was wished to dry and preserve, has been known to push up its stalk and leaves, when buried in sand kept up to a temperature much exceeding that of boiling water.
Página 411 - The great object sought in France in the cultivation of this plant is the juice contained in its stalks, which furnishes three important products, namely, sugar, which is identical with that of cane", alcohol, and a fermented drink analogous to cider.
Página 692 - Maund, a very intelligent geir tleman residing at Bromsgrove, in Warwickshire, has done much more than Mr. Raynbird, for he has obtained a greater variety of results, which he exhibits this evening. Mr. Maund has been occupied for some years past in the endeavor to ascertain whether something like an important result cannot be produced upon wheat by muling, and he exhibited the specimens before us in evidence of what may be done. You will observe that sometimes his hybrids are apparently very good,...
Página 679 - We have stated that the entire region west of the 98th degree of west longitude, with the exception of a small portion of western Texas and the narrow border along the Pacific, is a country of comparatively little value to the agriculturist ; and, perhaps, it will astonish the reader if we direct his attention to the fact that this line, which passes southward from Lake Winnipeg to the Gulf of Mexico, will divide the whole surface of the United States into two nearly equal parts.
Página 387 - There are but few fishes to be seen. They have, no doubt, retreated to the deepest water. In one somewhat muddier place, close to the shore, I came upon an old pout cruising with her young. She dashed away at my approach, but the fry remained. They were of various sizes from a third of an inch to an inch and a half long, quite black and pout-shaped, except that the head was most developed in the smallest. They were constantly moving about in a somewhat circular, or rather lenticular, school, about...