Meteorological and Statistical Guide

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Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863 - 128 pàgines
 

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Pàgina v - Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe to heaven : the fated sky Gives us free scope; only, doth backward pull Our slow designs, when we ourselves are dull.
Pàgina xiii - There is a tide in the affairs of men Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat; And we must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures.
Pàgina 2 - ... in the vicinities of Rochester and Gravesend ; but it is only where there is a great depth of mould that it would be right to plant hops on a chalk subsoil, for where the chalk is near the surface the plant will not flourish. The deep-moulded and stone shattery soils of the green-sand, or ragstone range of hills that extend from east to west nearly through the county of Kent, are peculiarly adapted for the growth of the finer varieties before mentioned, and there is no district where there are...

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