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Seite 45 - ... nearly half an inch long and a quarter of an inch in diameter, so that a number of them may constitute a star, or other device.
Seite 431 - It is with feelings of the highest possible satisfaction that we are enabled to announce to his Lordship in Council, that the tea shrub is beyond all doubt indigenous in Upper Assam, being found there through an extent of country of one month's march within the Honourable Company's territories, from Sadiya and Beesa, to the Chinese frontier province of Yunnan, where the shrub is cultivated for the sake of its leaf.
Seite 101 - Treatise on isometrical drawing as applicable to geological and mining plans, picturesque delineations of ornamental grounds, perspective views and working plans of buildings and machinery, and to general purposes of civil engineering; with details of improved metbids of preserving plans and records of subterranean operations in mining districts, bond., 1884.
Seite 48 - The house was an old castle, with battlements and six different roofs of various heights and directions, confusedly and inconveniently combined, and all rotten...
Seite 88 - States are, in most particulars, very similar to those of Great Britain. Circumstances, however, require variations, which the sagacity of the American cultivator will lead him to adopt, often in contradiction to the opinions of those who understand the science better than the practice of husbandry. In Europe, land is dear and labor cheap; but in the U.
Seite 432 - Assam tea-plant, which has lately attracted so much attention, seems to partake of the characters of both the foregoing. The Calcutta Tea Committee say, in 1835, ' We are now enabled to state with certainty, that not only is it a genuine tea, but that no doubt can be entertained of its being the identical tea of China, which is the exclusive source of all the varieties and shades of the tea of commerce.
Seite 87 - The complete farmer and rural economist; containing a compendious epitome of the most important branches of agriculture and rural economy.
Seite 566 - Forsyth' s mode of striking cuttings. without any chance of saturation ; the power of examining the state of the cuttings at any time without injuring them, by lifting out the inner pot ; the superior drainage, so essential in propagating, by having such a thin layer of soil ; the roots being placed so near the sides of both pots ; and the facility with which the plants, when rooted, can be parted for potting off, by taking out the inner pot, and with a knife cutting Fig.