Gamonia, Or, The Art of Preserving Game: And an Improved Method of Making Plantations and Covers, Explained and Illustrated

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Side 191 - See ! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs, And mounts exulting on triumphant wings : Short is his joy ; he feels the fiery wound, Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground. Ah ! what avail his glossy, varying dyes, His purple crest, and scarlet-circled eyes, The vivid green his shining plumes unfold, His painted wings, and breast that flames with gold ? Nor yet, when moist Arcturus clouds the sky, The woods and fields their pleasing toils deny.
Side 178 - ... remember that exact agreement in "regard to . the professional training of high-school teachers is not necessary for progress, in fact, exact agreement would soon stop advancement. Precise delimitations of method will probably be sought by the pedant, the inefficient, and those who lack originality, but it is to be hoped that the day is far distant when cut-and-dried methods of the same type shall be imposed on the secondary teachers of this land. There may be — and there probably should be...
Side 184 - Phoebus' fiery car : The youth rush eager to the sylvan war, Swarm o'er the lawns, the forest walks surround, Rouse the fleet hart, and cheer the opening hound. Th...
Side iii - Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling. Illustrated with 27 Coloured Plates, and adorned with a Portrait of the Author. By Geoffrey Gambado, Esq.
Side 204 - Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend ; God never made his work for man to mend.
Side 133 - ... of gaseous fluids.* The fact is, that the roots are much rather to be regarded as the mouths of plants, selecting what is useful to nourishment,, and rejecting what is yet in a crude and indigestible state ; the larger portion of it also serving to fix the plant in the soil, and to convey to the trunk the nourishment absorbed by the smaller fibres, which, ascending by the tubes of the alburnum, is thus conveyed to the leaves...
Side 132 - ... of the shoot from the Stem is not effected in the same manner as that of the root, by additions to the extremity only, but by the introsusception of additional particles, throughout its whole extent, at least, in its soft and succulent state. The extension of the shoot, as Du Hamel justly remarks, is inversely as its induration, rapid while it remains herbaceous, but slow as it is converted into wood. Hence moisture and shade are the circumstances of all others the most favourable to elongation,...
Side 129 - ... constituting a sort of secondary integument ; and thirdly, of a number of thin Cortical and concentric Layers, composing the mass of the Bark ; of which parts the innermost is denominated the Liber, from its having been anciently used to write upon, before the invention of paper.* If the cortical layers be injured or destroyed by accident, the part is again regenerated, and the wound healed up, without a scar. If the wound have penetrated beyond the Liber, the part is incapable of being regenerated...
Side 141 - ... into the principal stem. This must consequently enlarge that stem, in a more than ordinary degree, by increasing the annual circles of the wood. Now, if the tree be in a worse soil and climate, than those which are natural to it, this will be of some advantage, as the extra...
Side 97 - By the above method of giving stability to the tree, before any cover whatever is laid upon the roots (which, I believe, is new, and peculiar to my practice,) the discerning reader will see, that a complete safeguard against wind is provided, without injury to the growth of the plant. This is truly the planting of the tree : all else belongs to the distribution, and the covering of the roots.

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