レビュー - レビューを書く
他の版 - すべて表示
acre agriculture appears arable banks barley breed bushels butter carriage carts cattle Cheshire coal common considerable corn covered cows crop cultivated Cumberland district dung Durham eastern morelands estates expense farm farmer fertile grain grass lands ground herbage hills horses Howardian hills husbandry improvement inches Kendall kind kingdom labor Lancashire landlord leases lime limestone Liverpool loam manufacturing manure marl ment miles milk mountains natural neighbourhood North Riding northern Northumberland oats observations occupy oxen pastures places planted plough potatoes pound practice produce profit proper proprietors quantity remarks rent Report Riding Report river river Swale roads rural seeds sheep situation soil sold sown square miles stone sufficient superior surface surveyor tenant tillage timber tion tithes town turnips vale of Pickering vale of York valuable warping West Riding West Yorkshire western Westmoreland wheat whole winter wood Yorkshire
182 ページ - seem to inherit with the estates of their ancestors, their notions of cultivating them, and are almost as much attached to the one as the other. They are rarely aspiring, and seem content with their situation; nor is luxury in any shape an object of their desires. Their little estates, which they cultivate with their own hands, produce almost every necessary article of food; and clothing they in part manufacture for themselves.
93 ページ - ... off with equal speed, but not to the same distance; forming a shorter circle and again returning with a bolder and more threatening aspect than before, they approach much nearer, probably within thirty yards, when they make another stand, and again fly off; this they do several times, shortening their distance and advancing nearer till they come within ten yards, when most people think it prudent to leave them, not choosing to provoke them further ; for there is little doubt but in two or three...
93 ページ - The mode of killing them was perhaps the only modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a wild bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood...
xxviii ページ - Economy, the arbitrary lines of counties are to be wholely disregarded. For if any plan was observed in determining the outlines of provinces, in this island, it certainly had no reference, or alliance whatever, to agriculture ; unless it •were to divide, between opposing claimants, the natural districts, which required to be studied, separately, and entire* Natural, not fortuitous, lines are requisite to be traced, agricultural, not political, distinctions are to be regarded.
94 ページ - ... a few steps, and bolted at his legs with all its force ; it then began to paw again, bellowed, stepped back, and bolted as before; but...
92 ページ - Their colour is invariably white ; muzzles black ; the whole of the inside of the ear, and about one-third of the outside, from the tip downwards, red* ; horns white, with black tips, very fine, and bent upwards : some of the bulls have a thin upright mane, about an inch and a half or two inches long.
257 ページ - The advance of wages, and the preference given to the manufacturing employment, by laborers in general, where they may work by the piece, and under cover, have induced many to forsake the spade for the shuttle, and have embarrassed the farmers, by the scarcity of workmen, and of course advanced the price of labour.
225 ページ - The following observations contain the reason for this belief. If profit is considered, every tree of every kind ought to be cut down and sold, when the annual increase in value of the tree, by its growth, is...