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THE

FARMER’S EVERY-DAY BOOK;

OR,

SKETCHES OF SOCIAL LIFE IN TIIE COUNTRY:

WITH THE

POPULAR ELEMENTS

OP

PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL AGRICULTURE,

AND

TWELVE HUNDRED LACONICS AND APOTHEGMS RELATING TO

ETHICS, RELIGION, AND GENERAL LITERATURE ;

ALSO,

FIVE HUNDRED RECEIPTS

ON

HYGEIAN, DOMESTIC, AND RURAL ECONOMY.

"Would you be strorg? Go follow up the plough;
Would you be thoughtful ? Study fields and flowers ;
Would you be wise? Take on yourself a vow
To go to school in Nature's sunny bowers.
Fly from the city ; nothing there can charm-
Soek wisdom, strength, and virtue on a farm.”

BY THE REV. JOHN L. ELAKE, D.D.
AUTHOR OF A FAMILY ENCICLOPÆDIA OF GENERAL LITERATURE

AND A GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

Auburn, N, 9.
PUBLISHED BY DERBY, MILLER AND COMPANY

1850.

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