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" There is now and then one who is constantly saying " things arn't as they used to be," and croaking about " new fangled machines," and saying,. " there is nothing like the good old way." But the good old way of going to mill on horseback with the corn... "
The Transactions of the Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society - Página 127
por Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society - 1850
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A Summer in Norway: With Notes on the Industries, Habits, Customs and ...

John Dean Caton - 1875 - 401 páginas
...Norway which I thought needed reform more than this. It constantly reminded me of putting the corn in one end of the bag and a stone in the other to balance it upon the horse's back. By the time we found ourselves comfortably seated on the upper...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volumen14

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - 1876
...could just as well as not. Accordingly, that sort of enterprise which suggested the putting ot the grain in one end of the bag and a stone in the other to balance it. was devotedly adhered to and worshiped, and the result of all was that farming became...
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volumen13

1883
...themselves. We teach in this way simply because it is the traditional method — like the man who carried his grain in one end of the bag and a stone in the other to balance it, because h'is father and grandfather had done it, and what was good enough for them was...
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Public Opinion, Volumen28

1900
...reduce its charges. On the face of it this is the Irishman's plan of loading his mare by putting meal in one end of the bag and a stone in the other. It balances things after a fashion, if the two are of equal weight, but it is hard on the mare. In...
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Transactions of the National Eclectic Medical Association of the ..., Volumen16

National Eclectic Medical Association of the United States of America - 1889
...amount of useless material. It is like the old, old story of sending a boy to mill with a half-bushel of grain in one end of the bag and a stone in the other ; he carries twice as much weight as is necessary. Then we say : " Do not be strictly vegetarians,...
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Story of My Life: Followed by an Appendix Containing Characteristic ...

William S. Turner - 1904 - 345 páginas
...men have cut their crops with a sickle and threshed it with a flail, and carried it to the mill with grain in one end of the bag and a stone in the other. The same thing can be done again; but who would hazard his reputation for common sense by advising...
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History of the Town of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire from the Time ..., Volumen1

Warren Brown - 1900
...mill laid across the horse's back, half in each end of the sack. Some have been heard of who put the grain in one end of the bag and a stone in the other to make it balance. Most all light carrying was done on horseback, as wagons and carriages had not...
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The Other Side of Salvation: Spiritualism and the Nineteenth-century ...

John Benedict Buescher - 2004 - 281 páginas
...his former denomination behind. He wrote proudly about those who refuse to go to mill with the grist in one end of the bag and a stone in the other, merely because their "fathers did." [Others] seem to think that their theological food has all been...
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History of Schoharie County, New York, 1713-1882: VOLUME 2

1882
...farmer's son was ordered to carry a bushel of corn to the mill on horseback, and the method was to put the grain in one end of the bag and a stone in the other, that would give nearly an even weight on both sides of the horse, thereby ensuring the rider of its...
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American Bee Journal, Volumen27

1891
...let us not disown him, for had it not been for such as him, we would still have gone to mill with the grain in one end of the bag, and a stone in the other, to balance it. I presume I am a little selfish in treating this subject, being an inventor myself,...
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