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GLOVER (Richard), an English poet. He ing the isinglass in alcohol, by means of a was also an eminent merchant in the city of gentle heat. See Cements and GELATINE, London, and distinguished himself by a re- To Glue. v. a. (from the noun.) 1. markable speech at the bar of the house of join with a viscous cement (Ecclus). 2. Tu coinnons in 1739, just before the breaking hold together (Newton). 3. To join; to unit'; out of the Spanish war. He was the author to inviscate (Tillotson). of Leonidas, and the tragedies of Boadicea GLU’EBOILER. š. (glue and boil.) 01:0 and Medea. His Leonidas has been greatly whose trade is to make glue. admired, and was translated into French. He GLU'ER. s. (from glue.) One who codied in 1785, at the
ments with glue. To GLOUT. v. n. To pout; to look sullen GLUM. a. (a low cant word.) Sullen ; (Chapman).
stubbornly grave (Guardian.) To GLÓW.o. n. (zlopan, Saxon.) 1. To GLUME. In botany. (from glubo, denuin, be heated so to shine without fame corticem detrabo, to bark, or take the baza (llakevill). 2. To burn with vehement heat from a tree; from the Greek ynuow, to scraio (Smith). 3. To feel heat of body (Addison). or carve.) Calyx graminis, valvis ampledias 4. To exhibit a strong bright colour (Millon). tibus. The calyx or corol of corn and grasses, 5. To feel passion of mind, or activity of formed of valves embracing the seed. It is fancy (Prior). 6. To rage or burn as a pas- thus explamed by Varro (de R. R. I. c. 48); sion (Shadwell).
“Spica; in ordeo & tritico tria habet cortia To Glow. v. a. To make hot so as to nentia, granum, glumam, aristam. Gluua shine: not in use (Shakspeare).
est folliculus ejus. Arista & granum omnilies Glow, s. (from the verb.) 1. Shining sere notuin : gluma paucis. Videtur vocals:heat. 2. Vehemence of passion. 3. Bright- lum etymon habere a glubendo, quòd eo foliiness or vividness of colour" (Shakspeare). culo deglubitur granum." In common line
Glow-worm, in entomology. See Lam- guage it is called the husk or chaff. PYRIS.
GLUMOUS. In botany, a term applied in GLOXINIA. In botany, a genus of the the flower. A glumous or glumose Howes class didynamia, order angiospermia. Calyx a kind of aggregate flower, having a filiform te superior, five-leared ; corol campanulate, with ceptacle, with a common glume at the base, 's the border oblique; rudiment of a fifth fila- in corn and grasses, scirpus, cyperus, carit. ment inserted into the receptacle. One species
T. GLUT. v. a. (engloutir, Fr. glutina only; a native herbaceous plant of Carthagena, Lat.) 1. To swallow; to devour (Milto, with axillary one-flowered peduncles ; and a To cloy ; to fill beyond sufficiency (Baculis coral pubescent outwardly.
To feast or delight even to satiety (Drydre. T. 'GLOZE. v.n. (glesan, Saxon.) 1. To 4. To overfill; to load (Arbuthnot). 5. 13 flatter ; to wheedle; to insinuale; to fawn saturate (Boyle). (South). 2. To comment; to gloss (Shaks.). Glut. s. (from the verb.) 1. That whi:
Gloze. s. (from the verb.) 1. Flattery; is gorged or swallowed (Milton). 2. Pleats insinuation (Shakspeare). 2. Specious show ; even to loathing and satiety (Milton). gloss : not used (Sidney).
More than enough; overmuch (B. Jonson's GLUCINA, or GLUCINE. See GLYCINA. 4. Any thing that fills up a passage (Woouu,
GLUCKSTADT, a strong town of Saxony, GLUTA. In botany, a genus of the clas in Germany. Lat. 53. 53 N. Lon. 9. 15 E. pentandria, order monogynia. Calyx canv
GLUE, among artificers, a tenacious viscid nulate, deciduous; petals five, azglutina';.) marter, which serves as a cement to bind ur at the bottom to the column of the germ ; fi! connect things together. Sce GELATINE, mients inserted into the tip of the coluar :
Glue, method of preparing and using, germ pedicelled. One species : a native ?ir: Set a quart of water on the tire, then put of Java, with alternate, sessile, lanceol
. a. in about half a pound of good glue, and leaves ; terminal panicle ; stamens inseries boil theın gently together till the glue be at the base of the germ. entirely dissolved, and of a due consistence. GLUTE'AL ARTERY, a branch of 119 When glue is to be used, it must be made internal iliac artery. thoroughly hot; after which, with a brush GLUTEN (Ånimal). See the article dipped in it, besmear the faces of the joints FIBRIN. as quick as possible, then clapping them to- Gluten (Vegetable). A substance rory gether, slide or rub them lengthwise one upon closely resembling animal gluten in all : another, two or three times, to settle them close; essential chemical properties, is found in 5and so let them stand till they are dry and firm. veral vegetables, and hence it has received
Give (Parchment), is made by boiling the name of vegetable gluten. gently shreds of parchment in water, in the Wheat Aour was first found by Beccari in proportion of one pound of the former to six contain it in considerable quantity, and its quarts of the laiter, till it be reduced to from this source that it is usually obtained in one quart. The Auid is then to be strained experiment by the following simple and ciny from the dregs, and afterwarris boiled to the process. Moisten any quantity of wheat t...r consistence of glue. Isinglass glue is made in with a little water, and knead it with :! : the same way; but this is improved by dissolve band into a tough ductile pasle ; then lei 2 very slender stream of water keep dropping thick while down, and falls into putrefaction. on the paste while it is incessantly worked This process, however, is slow, and at the about with the hands, and the water will same time a sour smell is perceivable, and an run off white and turbid, owing to the fecula acid is generated which probably corrects and or starch which it carries off. The paste in relards the putrefaction. In this circumstance the mean time gradually becomes more of a it is that it chiefly differs from animal gluten. grey and almost demi-transparent appearance, M. Cadet has found that gluten, after having and when the water runs off quite clear, no- been kept for many days moist and mouldy, is thing is left in the hands but pure gluten. partially soluble in alcohol. Some of this No other precaution is required in this prepa- gluten was rubbed up with alcohol, and passed Tution but that of not drenching the flour at to the state of a thick turbid sirup; on adding first with water, but only using a very small more of the spirit, much of the gluten separated quantity with much kneading, that the gluten in its original form; but a part remained may not be carried off along with the starch. in perfect solution. This latter being diluted Good wheat flour will yield in this way about with water immediately became milky, and a fourth of its weight of gluten, and no other let fall a copious white precipitate which apflour but that of wheat will yield it except in peared like a fecula ; but was gluten in iniia very small proportion; and hence probably mate division. Another part of the alcoholic the peculiar property of wheat flour to make solution, being genily evaporated, left behind a bread without any other addition than a fer- dry, brittle, yellowish, glossy gluten, appearment. See the article BREAD.
ing like a varnish, and which the author of Gluten thus prepared is soft, extremely te- the experiment proposes to be used for this nacious and elastic, so as to bear being ex- purpose, either by itself or as a vehicle for tended considerably without pulling in pieces, colours of different kinds. and returning to its former dimensions. It Gluten is contained in small quantity in is also considerably adhesive, readily sticking several vegetable juices and other parts, and to the fingers. Its colour is a dirių grey ; ii may be separated from them with care : has a faint and peculiar smell. It readily though in none is it so abundant as in wheat dries into a brittle semi-transparent substance, flour. Bircilime, a singular substance, ex. which looks not unlike glue, and in drying, it traciel from the bark of the holly and also strongly adheres to the substance on which it from the misletoe, is supposed to be chiefly rests : so that advantage is taken of this pro- gluten ; and the green fecula of plants also apperiy to cement together broken pieces of pears io be composed very largely of this subcluina and other rough surfaces.
stance, as mentioned under that article. Gluten is absolutely insoluble in water,
GLUTEUS MAXIMUS. In anatomy. though it must owe its adhesiveness and duc- (Gluteus, from ydstos, the buttocks.) Gluteus tility io the water which it absorbs when the magnus of Albinus. Glutwus major of Cowper. four is first wetter. Boiled with water it This broad radiated muscle, which is divided only becomes denser, and loses part of its into a number of strong fasciculi,is covered by adhesiveness. All the acids, vegetable as well a pretty thick aponeurosis derived from the as mineral, the latter being diluted, dissolve fascia lata, and is situated immediately under it withou difficulty, forming a clear solution, the integuments. It arises fleshy from the from which it is again separateci by alkalies. outer lip of somewhat more than the posterior Strong sulphuric acid blackens and carbonizes half of the spine of the ilium, from the ligait, and disengages from it an inilammable gass, ments that cover the two posterior spinous and converts it partly to acetous acid, partly processes; from the posterior sacro-ischiatic to ammonia. Concentrated nitric acid when ligament; and from the outer sides of the os cold disengages azotic gass from it, when hot sacrum and os coccygis. From these origins it converts it chiefly into malic and oxalic acids the fibres of the muscle run towards the with evolution of much nitrous gass and am- great trochanter of the os femoris, where monia. The alkalies also dissolve gluten with they form a broad and thick tendon, between
When graciually heated without addi, which and the trochanter there is a contion, it dries thoroughly, then shrinks and siderable bursa mucosa. This tendon is incoils up like most other of the soft animal serted into the upper part of the linta aspera, substances, then melts and takes fire, burning for the space of two or three inches downwith the ferid odour of animal matter.
wards; and sends off fibres to the fascia lata, In close vessels it yields some ammoniacal and to the upper extremnity of the vastus exwater, and a very brown setid thick oil in ternus. This muscle serves to extend the abundance, together with crystallized carbonat thigh, by pulling it directly backwards ; at of aminonia and carburretted hydroden. the same time it draws it a little outwards,
In short, it exhibits to chentical analysis all and thus assists in its rotatory motion. Its me properties of animal matter.
origin from the coccyx seems io prevent that Gluten, when dry and kept so, remains un- bone from being forced too far backwards. altered for any length of time; but if kept GLUTEUS MEDIUs. The posterior half constantly moist in the state in which it was of this muscle is covered by the gluteus maxfirst procured, it slowly alters, loses much of imus, which it greatly resembles in shape ; its tenacity, becomes setid and covered with a but the auterior and upper part of it is corered
only by the integuments, and by a tendinous and being answered, “ He could not do so inembrane which belongs to the fascia lata. It much,” said, “ Hang him then ; for it is arises fieshy from the outer lip of the anterior unfit à inan should live that eats as much part of the spine of the ilium, from part of the
as twenty men, and cannot do so much as posterior surface of that bone, and likewise from one. the lascia that covers it. From these origins its
The emperor Clodius Albinus would devour fibres run towards the great trochanter, into more apples at once than a bushel would the outer and posterior part of which it is hold. He would eat 500 figs to his breakinserted by a broad tendon, Between this fast, 100 peaches, 10 melons, 20 pound tendon and the trochanter there is a small weight of grapes, 100 gnat-snappers, and 400 thin lursa mucosa.
The uses of this muscle oysters. Fye upon him (sith Lipsius ;) are nearly the same as those of the gluteus God keep such a curse from the earth.”. maximus; but it is not confined like that
One of our Danish kings named Hardi. muscle, to rolling the os femoris outwards, knute was so great a glution, that a historian its anterior portion heing capable of turning calls him Bucca de Porco, Swine's-mouth." that bone a little inwards. As it has no ori. His tables were covered four times a day gin from the coccyx, it can have no effect on with the most cosily viands that either the that bone.
air, sea, or land, could furnish : and as he GLUTEUS MINIMUS. Glutæus minor of lived he died; for, revelling and carousing at Albinus. This, which is likewise a radiated a wedding banquet at Lambeth, he fell dowu muscle, is situated under the gluteus medius. dead. His death was so welcome to his subIn adults, and especially in old subjecis, its jects, that they celebrated the day with sports outer surface is usually tendinous. It arises and pastimes, calling it Hock-tide, which fleshy between the two semicircular ridges we signifies scorn and contempt. With this king observe on the outer surface of the ilium, and ended the reign of the Danes in England. likewise from the edge of its great niche. Its One Phazon, under the reign of the empeo fibres run in different directions towards a ror Aurelianus, at one meal ate a whole thick fat tendon, which adheres to the cap- boar, ico loaves of bread, a sheep, a pis, sular ligament of the joint, and is inserted and drank above three gallons of wine. into the fore and upper part of the great tro, We are told by Fuller, that one Nicholas chanter. A small bursa mucosa may be observed Wood, of Harrison in Kent, ate a whole between the tendon of this muscle and the sheep of 16s. price at one meal, raw; at trochanter. This muscle assists the two for- another time, 30 dozen of pigeons.
At Sir mer in drawing the thigh back wards and out- William Sidley's, in the salle county, he wards, anil in rolling it. It may likewise ate as much victuals as would liave suíliced serve to prevent the capsular ligament from 30 men. At Lord Wolton's mansion-house being pinched in the motions of the joint. in Kent, he devoured at one dinner 84 rab
GLUTINOUS. a. (glutinenr, French.) bits; which, by computation at half a rabbit Glav; viscous; tenacious (Bucon).
a man, would have served 168 men. He ate GLUTINOUS LEAF. In botany, Humore to his b’eakfast 18 yards of black pudding. lubrico illitum. Besmeared with slippery He devoured a whole hcg at one sitting down; GLU“TINOUSNESS. s. (from glutinous.) he ate three pecks of dainsons !!
and after it, being accommodated with fruit, Viscosity; tenacity (Cheyne).
GLUY.a. (from glue.) Viscous; tenacious; GLUTTON.'s. (glouton, French.) 1. glutinous (Addison). One who indulges himself too inuch in eat- GLYCINA, GLYCINE, or Glucine, as ing (Prior). 2. One cager of any thing to it is sometimes but improperly called: (from excess (Cowley).
gaurias, s?rect, on account of the high sacGLUTTON, in mastiology. See Ursus. charine taste by which its salts are distin
To GLUTTONISE. v. n. (from glutton.) guished.) In chemistry, one of the five proTo play the glutton ; to be luxurious.
per and unalkaline earths. See the article GLUTTONOUS. a. (from glutton.) Given Eartu. In mineralogy it ranks under the to excessive feeding (Raleigh).
order silicious. White, and somewhat uncGLU'TTONOUSLY. ad. With the vora- tuous to the touch, adheres strongly to the city of a glutton.
tongue when reduced to powder, is insipid GLUTTONY, a voracity of appetite, or and inodorous: produces no charge on regea propensity to gormandizing: A inorbid sort table colours: does not contract in its dimens of glurtony has been supposed to exist, called sions by heat, and is not fusible; but with the fames canina, dog-like appetite," which assistance of borax runs into a clear transparent sometimes occurs, and renders the person glass: specific gravity 29. 6: is not soluble in seized with it an object of cure as in other water, but when moistened with this Auid it discases. See BULIMY. But professed habi. forms a somewhai ductile paste. It combines tual gluttons may be reckoned amongst the with sulphuretted hydrogen through the memonsters of nature, and for this reason king dium of water: is soluble in the liquid fixed alJames I. was not greatly in the wrong when kalis, resembling, in this respect, alumine : he asked a man who was presented to him insoluble in aminonia; but dissolves readily in that could eat a whole sheep at one meal, carbonated ammonia as yttria does: unites • What he could do more than another man?” with the acids forming saline compounds, all
the soluble ones of which have a remarkably GLYCINE (Phosphat of), is obtained by sweel subastringent taste.
adding phosphat of soda to sulphat, nitrat, or It is a true earth of beryl and emerald : and muriat of glycine: a white pulverulent prewas first detected in the former in 1793, by cipitate falls down, which is the salt in quesVanquelin, who analyzed it at the request of tion. When perfectly neutralized, it is un. Ildüy, to determine whether it were formed of crystallizable, insoluble in water, and insipid, Die same ingredients as the emerald, as Haüy at a high heat it melts into a transparent glass: ha conjectured from mineralogical considera when the acid is in excess, it is soluble in ions. The result was the discovery of this water. It is decomposable by the alkaline carearth in both, and consequently a confirm bonat and alkaline earths, except carbonat of ation of the suspicions of Haüy. The expe- magnesia, and by the sulphat, nitrat, and mu. sinents of Vauquelin have since been re- riat of alumine. peated by Klaproth with equal success.
GLYCINE (Sulphat of), is procured by addIn order to procure glycine in a perfectly ing either pure or carbonated glycine to sulpre state, take any quantity of beryl or eme- pliuric acid, till this last is perfectly saturated : raid, and having recluced it to a very fine by spontaneous crystallization, sulphat of glypowder, mix it with about three times its cine is deposited in octohedrons, composed of weight of caustic potash in a liquid form, and two oblique fuur-sisted pyramids, joined base cigest it to dryness in a silver crucible, after to base, with the edges and solid angles trunwhich let it be moderately ignited for about cated. The taste of this salt is very sweet, half an hour : the resulting mass will be found and somewhat astringent: it is readily soluble to be entirely soluble in a slight excess of mu- in water, and tincture of galls added to the riaric acid; and the solution, after being eva- solution occasions a yellowish white precipipirated to dryness, and then diffused in water, The solid salt, when beated, dissolves till deposit nearly the whole of the silex. The in its water of crystallization, and afterwards muuriatic solution is now to be supersaturated becomes pulverulent: at a red heat the acid is with muriatic acid, and afterwards mixed at a entirely driven off, the pure earth being left boiling temperature with carbonat of soda, behind. scposits the whole of its earthy contents in the If a little sulphat of potash is added to a form of a white soft precipitate: this, when well solution of sulphated glycine, and the liquor is washed in water, is to be dissolved in sulphuric slowly evaporated, a quantity of small crystalseid, and the solution being transferred to a line grains are deposited, which are readily Sinond stoppered botile, is to be considerably solubic in seven or eight times their weight of supersaturated with carbonat of ammonia: cold water, If carbonated glycine is digested Loin the alumine and glycine will be at first in a solution of common alum, the glycine is precipitated, but this last, by the assistance of taken up, and the alumine entirely precipioxcasional agitation, will be redissolved in the tated. course of a few hours. The clear liquor being GLYCINE (Nitrat of), is prepared in the poured off, the earthy residue is to be again same manner as the preceding sali, by sub
issolved in sulphuric acid, and sulphat of pot-stituting the nitric for the sulphuric acid. Tts zah being added, a copious deposit of crystals taste is sweet and astringent, it is strongly de. o alum will take place: the mother liquor liquescent, and when evaporated assumes the ail washings of the crystals being again treated consistence of honey, but does not crystallize : with a large excess of carbonated amnionia, like the preceding salts, it is decomposable by to remaining portions of glycine will be ex- a red leat, the acid being evaporated. With Lacied, and the two ammoniacal solutions are tincture of galis it gives a yellowish brown preEsbe added together. This fluid, when boiled cipitate. in a relort, will deposit the whole of the gly- 'GLYCINE (Muriat of), both in the modle of cine in the state of a white powder, and com- its preparation, and in its general character,
ined with carbonic aciil: after being washed bears a close resemblance to the preceding; it til dried it must be ignited, by which it will is, however, capable of being crystallized, inae carbonic acid and moisture to the amount which is not the case with nitrat of glycine. of about half its weight, and the residue is Neither the pure earth nor any of its salis have tre glycine.
been applied to any use. CLicine (Carbonat of), may be prepared GLYCINE. Wild liquorice. In botany, a Rither by precipitating sulphat of glycine by genus of the class diadelphia, order decandria.
iler of the carbonated fixed alkalics, or sim- Calyx two-lipped; keel of the corol turning sy by heating the solution of glycine in care back the banner at the tip. Forty-five species maied ammonia: a white impalpal le powder natives of South America, the Cape, and s down, which is carbonat of glycine. India. "They are all of the vetch or kidney This salt, according to Klaproth, consists of bean tribe, and many of them, by soine botaGlycine
nists, are made species of the phascolus, but Carbonic acid and water
47. erroneously. The plant most cultivated in our
gardens is G. frutescens, or Carolina bean as
100 it is called, with bracted racemes, twining, is decomposable by a low red heat, the shrubhy stem, and blue flowers. See Nat. Hist.
a moisture being driven off: it is also de- PI. CXXIII. - piel le with cifervescence by other acids. GLYCY'PICROS. (770xmixgo; from Ayunissa
sweet, and Fixgos, bitter, so called from its bit- roots about London look browner than those terish sweet taste). The woody nightshade. which have been propagated in a less rich soil, See DULCAMARA.
but then they are much larger, and grow GLYCYRRHIZA. Liquorice. Calyx two- quicker to their size. lipped; the upper lip three-parted; lower un- The root of all these, but especially of G. divided; legume ovale, compressed. Six spe- glabra, contains a great quantity of saccharing cies; of which the following are chiefly worthy matter, joined with some proportion of muci. of notice:
lage; and hence it has a sweet viscid taste. 1. G. echinata. Prickly-podded liquorice. This last root is, on this account, in common Legumes prickly; flowers in heads; stipules use as a pectoral, or emollient, in catarrhal delauceolate; leaflets glabrous, oblong, mucro- Auctions on the breast, coughs, hoarsenesses, pate.
&c. Infusions, or the extract froin it, which 2. G. glabra. Smooth-podded or common is called Spanish juice, afford likewise very Jiquorice. Legumes glabrous; Aowers ra- commodious vehicles for the exhibition of ceined; stipuleless; leaflets ovate, somewhat other medicines: the liquorice taste concealing retuse, a liule glutinous underneath.
that of unpalatable drugs more effectually than 3. G. hirsuta. Hairy - podded liquorice. syrups, or any of the sweels of the saccharine Leguines hairy; leaflets oblong lanceolate; kind. flowers racemed.
GLYN. s. (Irish.) A hollow between two The first species grows naturally in Apulia mountains ; a glen (Spenser). and Tartary; the second in Franconia, France, GLYPHE, in sculpture and architecture, and Spain; and is commonly cultivated in denotes any canal or cavity used as an ornaEngland, for its use in medicine. It flowers ment. in July, but the seeds do not ripen in this GMELIN (Samuel Gottlieb), a man emi.. cnuntry. The third species grows naturally in nent for his knowledge of natural history, was the Levant; the first and third are preserved in the son of a physician at Tubingen, and was botanic gardens only for the sake of variety; born in 1745. "He passed great part of his these fuwer at the same time with the second life in travelling, and died in Tarlary. He species, and in warm seasons ripen their secds wrote a work, entitled, Travels in Russia, in England; they are all propagated in the which was published at Petersburgh, in the same manner. The common liquorice is pro- German language, in 4 vols. 410. pagated in many parts of England to very great GMELI'NA. In bolany, a genus of the advantage. It delights in a rich sandy sol, class didynamia, order angiospermia. Calyx which should be three feet deep at least ; for slightly four-toothed; corol four-cleft, cainthe chief advantage consists in the length of panulate; anthers, two of them two-parted, the roots. The greatest quantities of it pro- ihe other two simple ; drupe with a twopagated in England are about Pontefraci in celled nut. One species, an Asiatic tree with Yorkshire, and Godalmin in Surry: The round stiff branches; leaves opposite ovate ground designed for liquorice inust be well downy underneath; flowers racemed, terminal. dug, and dunged the year before, that the dung There is a variety which consists of a much may be thoroughly rutted in it; and just before sinaller plant. it is planted, the earth is to be dug three spades GNAPHA'LIUM. Everlasting goldy-locks. deep, and laid very light. The plants to be Cudweed. In botany, a genus of the class set should be taken from the sides or heads of syngenesia, order polygamia superflua. Re. the old roots, and each must have a very good ceptacle naked ; down leathery or rough; calyx bud, or eye, otherwise they are very subject to imbricate with the marginal scales rounded, miscarry; they should also be about ten inches scarious and coloured ; Horets of the margin long, and perfectly sound. The best season subulate. A hundred and furty-six species for planting then is the end of February, or scattered orer the globe, but by far the greater the beginning of March, and this must be number Cape planis; and nine indigenous 10 done in the following manner. The rows the pastures, marshes, or mountains of our must be marked by a line drawn across the bed, own country. They may be thus subdivided : at iwo feet distance, and the plants must be A. Shrubby ; with white flowers. set in these by making a hole of their full B. Shrubby; with yellow flowers. depth, and something more, that the eye of C. Herbaceous; with yellow Rowers. the root may be an inch below the surface : D. Herbaceous; with white flowers. they must also be set at two feet distance from E. Filago-formed. each other in each row. The ground may F. Of doubtful form, and insufficiently dethen he sown over with onions, which, not scribed. sooting deep, will do the liquorice no injury The shrubby sorts arlmitted into gardens are for the first year. In October, when the stalks generally propagated by slips, or cuttings, of the liquorice are dead, a little very rotten which may be planted in June or July, in a dung should be spread over the surface of the bed of light earth; and those that are natives ground. Three years after the time of pianting, of warni countries should be covered with The liquorice will be fit to take up for use ; and glasses, or shared with mais, observing to rethis should be done just when the stalks are fresh them frequently with water, in genile dead off; for if taken up sooner, the roois are quantities. In four or five weeks, when these very apt to shrink greatly in their wcight. The cuttings will have put out roots, they shouid