Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents, Teil 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1851
 

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Seite 92 - And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Seite 70 - DARWIN'S (CHARLES) Journal of Researches into the Natural History of the Countries visited during a Voyage round the World. Post Svo.
Seite 78 - Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
Seite 55 - The capsules are jgently pounded in a mortar to loosen the seeds from their shells, from which they are separated by sifting. To facilitate the separation of the white sebaceous matter enveloping the seeds, they are steamed in tubs, having convex open wicker bottoms, placed over caldrons of boiling water.
Seite 285 - It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species.
Seite 57 - With an unimportant exception, the candles are always made of what I beg to designate as vegetable stearine. When the candles, which are made by dipping, are of the required diameter, they receive a final dip into a mixture of the same material and insect-wax, by which their consistency is preserved in the hottest weither.
Seite 128 - The round or buttock of beef of the best quality, having been cut into thin steaks, from which the fat and membranous parts were pared away, was dried in a...
Seite 38 - To facilitate the increase and practical application and diffusion of knowledge, the professors should conduct, each in his own department, a continued series of annual experiments. For example, let twenty or more acres of each variety of grain (each acre accurately measured), be annually sown, with some practical variation on each acre as regards the quality and preparation of the soil, the kind and quantity of seed, the time and mode of sowing or planting, the time and modes...
Seite 38 - ... various diseases, both of those on the premises and of those brought in from abroad; and advice given, and annual reports made on those and all similar topics. Let the professors of physiology and entomology be ever abroad at the proper seasons, with the needful apparatus for seeing all things visible and invisible, and scrutinizing the latent causes of all those blights, blasts, rots, rusts, and mildews which so often destroy the choicest products of industry, and thereby impair the health,...
Seite 130 - ... vehicles on long journeys, they would, I think, be greatly preferable to the common ox. I have as yet had no opportunity of testing the longevity of the buffalo, as all mine that have died did so from accident, or were killed because they became aged. I have some cows that are nearly twenty years old, that are healthy and vigorous, and one of them has now a sucking calf. "The young buffalo calf is of a...

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