House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Հատոր 8,Մաս 4

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Էջ 13 - Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse's heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.
Էջ 214 - Mr. Bruce states J, that in the last operation for colouring the green teas, " a mixture of sulphate of lime and indigo, very finely pulverized and sifted through fine muslin, in the proportion of three of the former to one of the latter, is added...
Էջ 16 - But, though bold and intrepid, he suffers not himself to be carried off by a furious ardour; he represses his movements, and knows how to govern and check the natural vivacity and fire of his temper. He not only yields to the hand, but seems to consult the inclination of the rider.
Էջ 64 - The fox-squirrel is more solitary in its habits than the migratory squirrel. More than two old ones are rarely, if ever, found living together. In the summer and fall, the old males lead a solitary life, as they sometimes do in winter. As soon as the young are able to take care of themselves, the female usually drives them off, when the old male, which has retired to a summer residence to escape the discomfort attendant upon the rearing of a family, returns to the winter-quarters and society of his...
Էջ 16 - when horses or mules march in company at night, those in front direct their ears forward ; those in the rear direct them backward ; and those in the centre turn them laterally, or across ; the whole troop being actuated by one fooling, which watches the general safety.
Էջ lv - Congress for the collection of agricultural statistics, investigations for promoting agriculture and rural economy, and the procurement of cuttings and seeds...
Էջ 68 - Wisconsin in 1842; he witnessed another in 1847, and a third in 1852. From these facts, and from observations made in Ohio and elsewhere, he is of the opinion that the migrations, in most cases at least, occur at intervals of five years; and, if he be right, the squirrels, which are now exceedingly abundant again...
Էջ 487 - This statement, when fully appreciated, will serve to dissipate some of the dreams which have been considered as realities as to the destiny of the western part of the North American continent. Truth however transcends even the laudable feelings of pride of country ; and in order properly to direct the policy of this great confederacy, it is necessary to be well acquainted with the theatre on which its future history is to be enacted and by whose character it will mainly be shaped.
Էջ 176 - the great drought of 1854" being the subject, the secretary stated that "the experience of the past season has abundantly proved that thorough-drainage upon soils requiring it, has proved a very great relief to the farmer ;" that " the crops upon such lands have been far better, generally, than those upon undrained lands, in the same locality ;" and that, " in many instances, the increased crop has been sufficient to defray the expenses...
Էջ 486 - States into two nearly equal parts. This statement, when fully appreciated, will serve to dissipate some of the dreams which have been considered as realities as to the destiny of the western part of the North American continent. Truth however transcends even the laudable feelings of pride of country; and in order properly...

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