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" I know not what epithet to give this soil ; sterility falls short of the idea ; a hungry vitriolic gravel — I occupied for nine years the jaws of a wolf. A nabob's fortune would sink in the attempt to raise good arable crops in such a country... "
On the Agriculture of Suffolk - Página 157
por William Raynbird, Hugh Raynbird - 1849 - 324 páginas
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The Quarterly Journal, Volumen9

1820
...through tke Southern Counties." By the advice of his Suffolk bailiff, he hired a farm of one hundred acres in Hertfordshire; and, from viewing it in an...extent, in such a country ; my experience and knowledge had increased from travelling, and from practice, but all was lost when exerted upon such a spot. 1...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1832
...he rented in Hertfordshire, may be taken as a fair specimen of his outspoken manner : ' I know not what epithet to give this soil ; sterility falls short...would sink in the attempt to raise good arable crops in such a country : my experience and knowledge had increased from travelling and practice ; but all...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

1834 - 588 páginas
...it in a true light. I know not what epithet to give the soil : sterility falls short of the idea. Л hungry, vitriolic gravel. I occupied, for nine years,...good arable crops upon any extent in such a country." He had previously published his Farmers' Calendar; and, having now returned to Bradficld, resolved,...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

------ Clarke - 1834
...uncommonly favourable. But after-years shewed it in a true light. I know not what epithet to give the soil : sterility falls short of the idea. A hungry,...good arable crops upon any extent in such a country." He had previously published his Farmers' Calendar; and, having now returned to Bradfield, resolved,...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Royal Agricultural Society of England - 1893
...more discouraging than that at Samford Hall had been. " I know not what epithet" (Arthur Young says) " to give this soil. Sterility falls short of the idea...good arable crops upon any extent in such a country. ... I hardly wonder at a losing account after fate had fixed me upon land calculated to swallow without...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

1864
...occupied a farm in the parish of North Myms, and describes it in these graphic words : " I know not what epithet to give this soil ; sterility falls short...nabob's fortune would sink in the attempt to raise good crops in such a country." It is remarkable that the hedges and timber are thrifty, and show no sign...
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The Quarterly Journal Of Agriculture

Willian Blaackwood aand Sons. Edinburgh - 1843
...season, deceived them both. " I know not," said Young, when describing it some years afterwards, " what epithet to give this soil ; sterility falls short...nabob's fortune would sink in the attempt to raise upon it good arable crops. My experience and knowledge had increased from travelling and from practice,...
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The Journal of the Royal Agricultureal Society of England

James Glaisher - 1864
...himself occupied a farm in the parish of North Myms, and describes it in these graphic words: "I know not what epithet to give this soil ; sterility falls short...nabob's fortune would sink in the attempt to raise godd crops in such a country." It is remarkable that the hedges and timber are thrifty, and show no...
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Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society and ..., Volumen2

Hertfordshire Natural History Society and Field Club - 1884
...himself the holder of a farm at North Mimms, said of this soil:* " I know not what epithet to give it: sterility falls short of the idea — a hungry vitriolic...nabob's fortune would sink in the attempt to raise good crops in such a country." Mr. Clutterbuck, also, says of this same district:! "The soil of the upper...
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A Tour in Ireland: 1776-1779

Arthur Young - 1887 - 192 páginas
...more profit than the plough. He took a hundred acres in Hertfordshire, and said of them, " I know not what epithet to give this soil ; •sterility falls...jaws of a wolf. A nabob's fortune would sink in the at'pt to raise good arable crops in such a country. i \ '•• My experience and knowledge bad increased...
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