L. Junius Moderatus Columella Of Husbandry: In Twelve Books: and His Book Concerning Trees

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A. Millar, 1745 - 600 pàgines
 

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That Trenches of Two Feet are not deep enough for Vine
160
That the Vine aught to be laid flat in the Trench and after
165
Book FIFT
203
Of buying Oxen and of their Shape and Make
257
Of a diſtempered Growth or Swelling of the Tongue IX Of the Fever of Oxen
269
Of the Cough of Oxen XI Of Remedies for an Impoſtume
270
Of the Remedy to be applied to an Ox that is lame
271
Of Remedies for ulcerated Lungs and Swelling of the Palate and Neck
273
Of curing their Paſterns or Hoofs when they are hurt XVI Of Remedies for their ſprained Shoulders and broken Horns
275
Of Remedies againſt the Bitings of Serpents and other noxious Animals
276
Of Remedies to be given them when they have ſwallowed an Horſeleech with their Water XIX Of a Machine in which Cattle are ſhut up when their S...
279
Of the Form and Shape of a Bull XXI Of the Form or Shape of a
280
Of reviewing and picking the Cattle every Year
281
Of making Incloſures and Stables
282
Of the Age fit for a Bull to couple with the Female
283
Of Remedies for Worms in Calves
284
Of caſtrating Calves
285
Of Horſes
286
Of the Age of a Stallion
289
XXX Of the Care of Horſes and of Medicines proper for them
291
Of Remedies for a Cough
293
Of Remedies for Hurts by interfering and for the Scab
294
Of Remedies againſt Flies and for Pains in the Eyes
295
Of Remedies for Nauſeating of their Food and a peſti lential Falling away of their Fleſh XXXV Of Madneſs incident to Mares
296
Of Mules
297
Of reſtraining the Cruelty of a Stallion mad upon gra tifying his Luft
298
Of Medicines for curing Mules
301
BOOK
302
Of Dogs
332
Of Diſeaſes incident to Dogs and of the Way of curing them
336
Of Pafturing in and about the Manorhouſe II Of the ſeveral Kinds of common Poultryyard Hens and Cocks proper to be provided and brought
340
Of the right Contrivance and making of an Henhouſe
344
Of Food proper for Hens
346
Of preſerving the Eggs and ſetting them under the Hens
347
Of Eggs
348
Of fattening and cramming of Hens
354
Of cramming of WoodPigeons or RingDoves or tame Pigeons that breed in little Cells about the Houſe and
355
Of the bringing up of Turtle Doves
358
Of the bringing up of Thruſhes
359
Of the bringing up of Peacocks
361
Of the bringing up of Numidian and Ruſtic Hens XIII Of Fowls which the Greeks call upilia amphibious and the Latins duplicis vitæ of a double Life
365
Of the bringing up of Geefe and making a Gooſepen for keeping and feeding them
366
Chap
529
Another Medicament of liquid Pitch or Tar wherewith you may preſerve Wine
530
Of Pitch which the Savoyards uſe for preſerving of pitched Wine
531
Of Nemeturian Pitch
532
Of falt Water and ſtrong Brine for preſerving Wines XXVI Of Remedies for Wine that grows four XXVII Of making ſweet Wine
534
Of other wholſome Sorts of Preſerves XXIX After what Männer Muſt may be kept always ſweet as if it were new XÅX Of the beſt Way of curing Win...
536
Of Remedies in caſe any living Creature fall into the Muft and periſh in it XXXII Of Horehoundwine XXXIII Of Squilwine
537
Of Squilvinegar XXXV How you muſt make Wormwoodwine Hylopwine Southernwood and other Sorts of Wine
538
Of Muft of the laſt Preſſing or Squeezed Muft XXXVII To make Wine like to Greek Wine XXXVIII How you may make Myrtlewine
539
After what Manner Wine may be made of Grapes dried in the
541
How the beſt ſmall thin Wine may be made
542
How to make the beſt Honeywine
543
Of preſerving Cheeſe XLIII After what Manner potted Grapes may be put up and kept
544
After what Manner Pomegranates may be preſerved
548
How Globeapples or Pomeparadiſes Honeyapples Seſtian Apples and other Kinds may be preſerved
550
Of pickling of Elecampane
551
Of pickling of Olives
553
Of the Way to pickle black Olives
556
How a Marmelade of Olives may be made L After what Manner Oil may be made
558
Of Gleucine
564
After what Manner you may make Oil for Ointments LIII Of ſalting of Swines Fleſ Chap 1
565
After what Manner you may pickle Turneps and Navers LV How you may make Muſtard
567
After what Manner you may preſerve and pickle the Alif Sander and SkirretRoots
568
How to make up a Sallet of eaſy and quick Digeſtion or as others will have it a Sallet or Sawce with a Mixture of Garum and Vinegar
569
After what Manner you may chooſe your Shoots and of the Quality and Condition of the Ground
574
Of the ſeveral Kinds of Vineyards
576
After what Manner Vines ought to be cultivated
577
Of cutting and propagating an old Vineyard
579
Of propagating Vines
581
Of Ingraftments from Fruitbearing Vines in order to make Vines fruitful
582
How a Cluſter of Grapes may have Berries of ſeveral Kinds
584
How you may prune the Vines after you have gathered the Grapes
585
Of pampinating a Vineyard or pulling of its ſuperfluous Shoots and Leaves XII Of digging of Vineyards
586
To preſerve the Vines from being hurt by Mildew XIV To prevent the Ants from climbing up upon Trees XV How to prevent Ants and Vinefretters f...
587
Of Plantations of Trees for ſupporting Vines
588
Of Oliveyards
589
Of conſtituting an Orchard
590
Of making Trenches XX How you may chooſe the Plants for an Orchard
591
When the Figtree muſt be planted
592
Of planting Nuts
593
Of planting the Pomegranate Chap
594

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Pàgina 355 - ... three times a day: in the morning; at noon; and in the evening to God, the Revealer of the Verses.
Pàgina 93 - Coluinelhi, my uncle, a most learned and diligent husbandman, was frequently wont to do, viz., to throw chalk or marl upon such places as abound in gravel, and to lay gravel upon such as are chalky, and too dense and stiff; and thus he not only raised great...
Pàgina 534 - ... and put it into a new amphora, and daub it and pitch it carefully, that no water at all may enter into it ; then sink the whole amphora into a pond of cold and sweet water, so that no part of it may stand ' out of it ; then, after forty days, take it out of the pond ; thus it will continue sweet for a whole year.
Pàgina 61 - The other sorts of wheat are altogether superfluous, unless any man has a mind to indulge a manifold variety and a vain-glorious fancy. " But of bearded wheat we have commonly seen four sorts in use — namely, that which is called Clusinian, of a shining, bright, white colour ; a bearded wheat, which is called Venuculum — one sort of it is of a fiery red colour, and another sort of it is white, but they are both heavier, than the...
Pàgina 465 - ARIES, in astronomy, a constellation of fixed stars, drawn on the globe in the figure of a ram. It is the first of the twelve signs of the zodiac, from which a twelfth part of the ecliptic takes its denomination.
Pàgina 81 - March, plow it a third time, and harrow it. When you have thus manured the ground, make it, in the manner of a garden, into beds...
Pàgina 93 - ... thought that stuff gathered together out of thickets, and from among briars and thorns, or, in a word, any other sort of earth fetched from any other place, and carried to them, was much better for making a plentiful vintage...
Pàgina 369 - For that antient rustic progeny of Romulus and Numa valued themselves mightily upon this, and thought it a great matter that, if a rural life were compared with a city life, it did not labour under the want of, or come...
Pàgina 464 - Columolla says of March that it ' is the proper time to cleanse meadows, and to defend and secure them from cattle; in warm and dry places indeed that ought to be done even from the month of January,' and Tusser in his calendar for March rhymes : — ' Spare meadow at Gregorie Marshes at Pask For feare of drie Sommer no longer time ask Then hedge them and ditch them, bestow thereon pence. corne, meadow, and pasture aske ahvay good fence.
Pàgina 81 - Afterwards you are at liberty to cut it down as tender and as young as you please after it has sprung up and to give it to horses, but at first you must give it to them more sparingly until they be accustomed to it, lest the novelty of the fodder be hurtful to them, for it blows them and creates much blood. Water it very often after you have cut it. Then after...

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