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Abergavenny acres advantages Agriculture appear bank Barley basin become benefit BOARD breed called canal carried cattle CHAP clay Clover coals collieries common Company considerable constructed continue corn course cows crops cultivation demand district ditto drain early Enclosure Enclosure Act equal established expense extent farm farmers feet formed frequently give grass ground grow half hills hundred improvement increase iron iron-works keep kingdom labour lands Level lime maintain manure March method miles Mineral Monmouth Monmouthshire Newport observable obtained occasion occupiers owner parishes planting plates plough potatoes pound present produce profit proper Proprietors quantity raise reason repair require river road SECT side situations soil sort South stones strata strong sufficient supply thing tillage timber tithes town tram-road trees turnips Vale veins wears weight Wheat whole winter wood
Pàgina 51 - Should this root ever become in any part of Europe, like rice in some rice countries, the common and favourite vegetable food of the people, so as to occupy the same proportion of the lands in tillage, which wheat and other sorts of grain for human food do at present, the same quantity of cultivated land would maintain a much greater number of people ; and the labourers being generally fed with potatoes, a greater surplus would remain after replacing all the stock, and maintaining all the labour...
Pàgina 52 - The chairmen, porters, and coal-heavers in London, and those unfortunate women who live by prostitution, the strongest men and the most beautiful women perhaps in the British dominions, are said to be, the greater part of them, from the lowest rank of people in Ireland, who are generally fed with this root. No food can afford a more decisive proof of its nourishing quality, or of its being peculiarly suitable to the health of the human constitution.
Pàgina 52 - ... the porters and coal-heavers in London, and those unfortunate women who live by prostitution — the strongest men and the most beautiful women, perhaps, in the British dominions — are from the lowest rank of people in Ireland, and fed with the potato
Pàgina 52 - ... in tillage which wheat and other sorts of grain for human food do at present, the same quantity of cultivated land would maintain a much greater number of people, and the labourers being generally fed with potatoes, a greater surplus would remain after replacing all the stock and maintaining all the labour employed in cultivation. A greater share of this surplus, too, would belong to the landlord. Population would increase, and rents would rise much beyond what they are at present.
Pàgina 120 - ... from some place near, Pontnewynydd, into the River Usk, at or near the Town of Newport ; and a Collateral Cut or Canal from the same, at or near a Place called...
Pàgina 120 - Canal from, or from some Place near Pontnewynydd, into the River Usk, at or near the Town of Newport, and a Collateral Cut or Canal from the same, at or near a place called Cryndau Farm, to or near to Crumlin Bridge, all in the County of Monmouth; and for making and maintaining Railways, or Stone Roads, from such Cuts or Canals, to several Iron Works and Mines, in the Counties of Monmouth and Brecknock":— Sect.