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Page 122 - PROCESSES, AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, PHARMACY, AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY ; designed as a General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families.
Page 122 - CONTENTS.— The Air we Breathe; the Water we Drink; the Soil we Cultivate ; the Plant we Rear ; the Bread we Eat ; the Beef we Cook ; the Beverages we Infuse; the Sweets we Extract ; the Liquors we Ferment; the Narcotics we Indulge in ; the Poisons we Select ; the Odors we Enjoy ; the Smells we Dislike ; the Colors we Admire ; What we Breathe and Breathe for; What, How, and Why we Digest ; the Body we Cherish ; the Circulation of Matter.
Page 120 - The Rhymester; Or, THE RULES OF RHYME. A Guide to English Versification. With a Dictionary of Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments upon Burlesque, Comic Verse, and Song-Writing. By the late TOM HOOD. Edited, with Additions, by Arthur Penn. Uniform with "The Verbalist.
Page 120 - A Practical Guide to English Versification, with a Compendious Dictionary of Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments upon Burlesque and Comic Verse, Vers de Societe, and Song Writing. By TOM HOOD. A new and enlarged edition, to which are added Bysshe's " RULES FOR MAKING ENGLISH VERSE,
Page 119 - ... out. Roses and lilies have separate chapters, and there is much valuable information about ferneries, city gardens, miniature greenhouses, and methods of utilizing small spaces for vegetable-raising.
Page 122 - Professions, and Trades, including Medicine, Pharmacy, and Domestic Economy. Designed as a Comprehensive Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia, and General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families. Sixth edition. Revised and partly rewritten by RICHARD V.
Page 120 - Three whole chapters have been added to the work by the American editor— one on the sonnet, one on the rondeau and the ballade, and a third on other fixed forms of verse ; while he has dealt freely with the English author's text, making occasional alterations, frequent insertions, and revising the dictionary of rhymes. "Its chapters relate to matters of which the vast majority of those who write verses are utterly ignorant, and yet which no poet, however brilliant, should neglect to learn.
Page 119 - Mrs. Church's directions for house-furnishing, while very artistic and cheerful, are adapted to the wants of the great army of limited incomes.
Page 122 - JAMES FW JOHNSTON. A new edition, revised and enlarged, and brought down to the Present Time, by ARTHUR HERBERT CHURCH, MA, Oxon., author of " Food : its Sources, Constituents, and Uses.
Page 121 - Operas (being two additional chapters written for this edition); Etiquette of Weddings (rewritten, for this edition, in accordance with the latest fashionable usage) ; Christenings and Birthdays ; Marriage Anniversaries ; New Year's Day in New York ; Funeral Customs and Seasons of Mourning.