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358 ページ - And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
90 ページ - The late multiplication of banking companies in both parts of the United Kingdom, an event by which many people have been much alarmed, instead of diminishing, increases the security of the public. It obliges all of them to be more circumspect in their conduct, and, by not extending their currency beyond its due proportion to their cash, to guard themselves against those malicious runs, which the rivalship of so many competitors is always ready to bring upon them.
180 ページ - MONEY is not, properly speaking, one of the subjects of commerce ; but only the instrument which men have agreed upon to facilitate the exchange of one commodity for another.
78 ページ - A nation, whose money decreases, is actually at that time weaker and more miserable than another nation which possesses no more money, but is on the increasing hand.
79 ページ - The workman has not the same employment from the manufacturer and merchant, though he pays the same price for everything in the market. The farmer cannot dispose of his corn and cattle, though he must pay the same rent to his landlord.
343 ページ - Islands; with Observations on the Means of their Improvement ; drawn up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture.
77 ページ - And it appears by experience, as well as by reason, that silver flows from those places, where its value is lowest in proportion to gold, as from Spain to all Europe, and from all Europe to the East-Indies, China, and Japan ; and that gold is most plentiful in those places, in which its value is highest in proportion to silver, as in Spain and England.
443 ページ - Event ; and to report the same, with their Observations thereupon, to The HOUSE : — TTAVE considered the Matters to them referred, and agreed to the following Report.
314 ページ - Cow as dry as you can, morning and evening, and when you have milked each Cow as you suppose dry, begin again with the Cow you first milked, and drip them each ; for the principal reason of Cows failing in their milk is, from negligence in not milking the Cow dry, particularly at the time the calf is taken from the Cow.
417 ページ - If on washing a sterile soil it is found to contain the salt of iron, or any acid matter, it may be ameliorated by the application of quick-lime. A soil of good apparent texture from Lincolnshire, was put into my hands by Sir Joseph Banks as remarkable for sterility. On examining it, I found that it contained sulphate of iron ; and I offered the obvious remedy of top-dressing with lime, which converts the sulphate into a manure.

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