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Page 257 - But, on the rare days when the sun shines out in all his glory, the landscape has a freshness and a warmth of colouring seldom found in our latitude.
Page 30 - ... of climate, whose figure is best accommodated to health, strength, defence, and support ; whose capacities and instincts can best regulate the physical energies to self-advantage according to circumstances — in such immense waste of primary and youthful life, those only come forward to maturity from the strict ordeal by which Nature tests their adaptation to her standard of perfection and fitness to continue their kind by reproduction.
Page 272 - Ireland to be taken out by every person who shall use any dog, gun, net, or other engine for the purpose of taking or killing any game whatever, or any woodcock, snipe, quail, or landrail, or any conies...
Page 272 - Thirty-two, shall respectively cease and determine, and the same are hereby repealed, except as to any Arrears of the said Duties respectively, and as to any Penalties incurred before the Commencement of this Act.
Page 3 - ... those seasons. The lowest weight of the bushel and the greatest amount of straw were obtained in that season which had the greatest number of rainy days, and the lowest temperature ; the least amount of straw with the driest season, and the finest quality of grain in the hottest summer. On comparing the proportion of grain to straw and the weight per bushel of the corn...
Page 123 - Mauchamp wool is remarkable for its qualities as combing-wool, owing to the strength, as well as the length and fineness of the fibre. It is found of great value by the manufacturers of Cashmere shawls and similar goods, being second only to the true Cashmere fleece, in the fine flexible delicacy of the fibre ; and when in combination with Cashmere wool, imparting strength and consistency.
Page 99 - Is what we want, but on the principle that " half a loaf is better than no bread.
Page 157 - I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 10th instant, with the inclosures from Messrs.
Page 30 - There is a law universal in Nature, tending to render every reproductive being the best possibly suited to its condition that its kind, or that organized matter is susceptible of, which appears intended to model the physical and mental or instinctive powers, to their highest perfection, and to continue them so. This law sustains the lion in his strength, the hare in her swiftness, and the fox in his wiles. As Nature, in all her modifications of life, has a power...
Page 273 - Demand made, wilfully refuse to produce and show a Licence to kill Game issued to him, or in default thereof as aforesaid to give to the Person so demanding the same his Christian and Surname and Place of Residence, and the Place at which he shall have taken out such Licence, or if he shall produce any false or fictitious Licence, or give any false or fictitious Name or Place, or if he shall refuse to permit any Licence which he may produce to be read, or a Copy thereof or of any Part thereof to...