Agriculture of Maine: Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of Agriculture, Volume 22

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Page 228 - The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?
Page 4 - When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure; but thou shalt not put any in thy vessel. When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.
Page 5 - ... brink of the river. And the ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven well favoured and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. And he slept and dreamed the second time : and, behold, seven ears of corn came up upon one stalk, rank and good.
Page 67 - Among the larvae collected, I had noticed one less than half the size of the others, and evidently much younger, which would account for the one still in the larval state. It had attained, however, a size fully equal to that of the others when first brought in during the previous autumn ; and hence I have formed the opinion that the larval state does not last longer than three years. This opinion has since been strengthened by the observation of a large number of larvae, which appeared readily separable...
Page 304 - And it shall come to pass, for the abundance of milk that they shall give he shall eat butter : For butter and honey shall every one eat that is left in the midst of the land.
Page 6 - The State Board will take every precaution in their power for the safe preservation of stock and articles on exhibition, after their arrival and arrangement upon the grounds, but will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur.
Page 304 - The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
Page 4 - And there came a man from Baal-shalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in the husk thereof. And he said, Give unto the people, that they may eat.
Page 303 - He asked water, and she gave him milk ; she brought forth butter in a lordly dish. She put her hand to the nail, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer ; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.
Page 66 - In the fall of the year 1870, so unusual an amount of damage was inflicted upon the wheat crops in this vicinity by this wire-worm that I was led to try and breed it to the perfect state with a view to ascertaining what species it was the larva of. By digging l 9 about the roots of the wheat plants, I obtained 0 about a dozen specimens (Fig.

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