Statistical Survey of the County Dublin: With Observations on the Means of Improvement; Draw Up for the Consideration, and by Order of the Dublin Society

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Graisberry & Campbell, 1801 - 276 strán (strany)
 

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Strana 42 - It is unforgiveable to use a knife to convey food to the mouth — unforgiveable and vulgar. The knife is held in the right hand and the fork in the left. When the desired morsel of food is cut, the knife is laid aside temporarily and the fork is shifted to the right hand. The knife and fork should never be held in the same hand together, and when not being used, one or both of the utensils should rest on the plate. They should never be allowed to rest...
Strana 212 - Poffibility and means of improving it, Obftacles to it and beft means of removing them, Habits of induftry, or want of induftry among...
Strana xiii - ... of encouragement to them, and the peculiar aptnefs of the fituation for their extenfion, . of mills of every kind, of plantations and planting, of the effects of the encouragement heretofore given to them by the Society, particularifed in the lift annexed.
Strana 15 - AGRICULTURAL SURVEYS. GEOGRAPHICAL STATE AND CIRCUMSTANCES> Situation and extent, Divisions, Climate, Soil and surface, Minerals, Water. AGRICULTURE. Mode of culture, Extent of it, and of each species of grain sowed, Course of crops, Use of oxen — how harnessed, Nature and use of' implements ef husbandry, Markets for grain, Use of green food in winter.
Strana xii - General fize of fields, or enclofures, Nature of fences, Mode of hedge-rows, and keeping hedges, Mode of draining, Nature of manures. GENERAL SUBJECTS. Population, Number and fize of villages and towns, Habitation, fuel, food and cloathing of the lower rank — their general coft, Price of wages, labour and provifions, State of tithe, its general amount on each article — what articles are exempt, and what charged by modus, Ufe of beer and fpirits — whether either or which is increafing, State...
Strana 74 - Lime, mixed with refufe tanner's bark, will, in two or three months, reduce it to a fine black earth, which it would require as many years to effect: by its own putrefaction.
Strana xi - Markets for grain, Ufe of green food in winter. PASTURE. Nature of it. Breed of cattle — how far improved, • how far capable of further improvement, Markets or Fairs...
Strana xiii - ... extenfion, . of mills of every kind, of plantations and planting, of the effects of the encouragement heretofore given to them by the Society, particularifed in the lift annexed. of any improvements which may occur, for future encouragement, and particularly for the prefervation of the trees, when planted. of nurferies within the county and extent of fales. Price of timber...
Strana 258 - Rob's-walls, in the rocks, lead ore is feen difpofed in ramifications ; and cryftals refembling Kerry ftones are found there, which is an encouragement to make a fearch there. Alfo, lead ore is found on the k Hill Hill of Howth, and a vein of it on the fhore, about midway between Lord Howth's houfe and the Lighthoufe. On the North ftrand, almoft oppofite to an old quarry near Clontarf town, are two or three veins of lead ore ; one whereof, at the diftance of about eighty yards from the fhore, was...
Strana ii - ... and of enabling every one interested in the •welfare of this country, to examine it fully, and contribute his mite to its improvement. The Society do not deem...

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