Annual Report of the Missouri State Board of Agriculture

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Missouri State Board of Agriculture, 1886 - Agriculture

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Page 236 - And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 412 - Provinces, that there are few old residents of the interior of those districts who are not able to testify to its truth as a matter of personal observation. My own recollection suggests to me many instances of this sort, and I remember one case...
Page 228 - Ye do it to me, when ye do it to these ' ? IV. So he went. And we past to this ward where the younger children are laid: Here is the cot of our orphan, our darling, our meek little maid; Empty you see just now ! We have lost her who loved her so much — Patient of pain tho...
Page 228 - Hers was the gratefullest heart I have found in a child of her years — Nay you remember our Emmie ; you used to send her the flowers ; How she would smile at 'em, play with 'em, talk to 'em hours after hours ! They that can wander at will where the works of the Lord are reveal'd Little guess what joy can be got from a cowslip out of the field ; Flowers to these
Page 466 - With silver crest and golden eye, That welcomes every changing hour, And weathers every sky. The prouder beauties of the field In gay but quick succession shine, Race after race their honours yield, They flourish and decline.
Page 81 - all things were made, and without whom was not anything made that was made.
Page 348 - It has been shown experimentally that, with only moderate watering, the summer spores will penetrate the soil to a depth of several inches, consequently " hilling up '' will not protect. The probabilities are, also, that no substances can be dusted upon or otherwise applied to the growing plants with much benefit. If some varieties of the potato are less subject to the rot than others, a thing not improbable, the .present state of our knowledge does not enable us to say positively which they are.
Page 411 - The rivulets and creeks and rivers had a perpetual flow. These have now changed. The rivulets and creeks are now dried up in summer, and the fish so often caught by me in earlier years are gone. Not one spring in a thousand remains.
Page 236 - God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food ; and the Lord God took the man and put him into the garden, to dress it and to keep it.
Page 335 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest ; And God and man shall own his worth Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth.

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