The American Farmer

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Page 153 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he epake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 68 - Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for ma 9: Lest f be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Page 231 - And a stiff wrist, the consequence of an early dislocation, makes writing both slow and painful. I am not so regular in my sleep as the doctor says he was, devoting to it from five to eight hours, according as my company or the book I am reading interests me ; and I never go to bed without an hour or half hour's previous reading of something moral, whereon to ruminate in the intervals of sleep.
Page 231 - Malt liquors and cider are my table drinks, and my breakfast, like that also of my friend, is of tea and coffee. I have been blest with organs of digestion which accept and concoct, without ever murmuring, whatever the palate chooses to consign to them, and I have not yet lost a tooth by age.
Page 158 - For every man's land is, in the eye of the law, enclosed and set apart from his neighbor's; and that either by a visible and material fence, as one field is divided from another by a hedge, or by an ideal, invisible boundary, existing only in the contemplation of law, as when one man's land adjoins to another's in the same field.
Page 254 - That an addition of ten per centum shall be made to the several rates of duties by this act imposed, in respect to all goods, wares, and .merchandise, on the importation of which, in American or foreign vessels, a specific discrimination has not already been made, which, from and after the third day of March, aforesaid, shall be imported in ships or vessels not of the United States...
Page 231 - I have lived temperately, eating little animal food, and that not as an aliment, so much as a condiment for the vegetables, which constitute my principal diet.
Page 4 - Whatever, besides, tends to diminish in any country the number of artificers and manufacturers, tends to diminish the home market, the most important of all markets for the rude produce of the land, and thereby still further to discourage agriculture.
Page 224 - This branch of Cookery requires the most vigilant attention. If Vegetables are a minute or two too long over the Fire, they lose all their beauty and flavour. If not thoroughly boiled tender, they are tremendously Indigestible, and much more troublesome during their residence in the Stomach, than under-done Meats...
Page 254 - ... and drawback, the contents of the packages so offered shall be examined by an inspector of the customs, and measured or weighed, and compared with the original entry, registry, and samples; and if, upon such comparison and full examination, the collector shall be satisfied that the contents of each package are the same identical goods imported and registered as aforesaid, and not changed or altered, except by being colored...

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