A Treatise on the Art of Bread-making: Wherein, the Mealing Trade, Assize Laws, and Every Circumstance Connected with the Art, is Particularly Examined

J. Wright, 1805 - 216 pages

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Page 14 - And steal un'felt the sultry hours away. Behind the master walks, builds up the shocks; And, conscious, glancing oft on every side His sated eye, feels his heart heave with joy. The gleaners spread around, and here and there, Spike after spike, their scanty harvest pick.
Page 13 - No rake takes here what Heaven to all bestows — Children of want, for you the bounty flows ! And every cottage from the plenteous store Receives a burden nightly at its door.
Page 199 - Person, one Moiety to the Informer, and the other Moiety to the Poor of the Parish where such Offence shall be committed...
Page 14 - Be not too narrow, husbandmen ! but fling From the full sheaf, with charitable stealth, The liberal handful. Think, oh grateful think ! How good the God of Harvest is to you ; Who pours abundance o'er your flowing fields ; While these unhappy partners of your kind Wide hover round you, like the fowls of heaven, And ask their humble dole. The various turns Of fortune ponder; that your sons may want What now, with hard reluctance, faint, ye give.
Page 5 - And strew'd with corn to crown the rising year ; And o'er the whole Giles once transverse again. In earth's moist bosom buries up the grain. The work is done ; no more to man is given ; The grateful farmer trusts the rest to Heaven.
Page 137 - The potatoes should be, as much as possible, of the same size, and the large and small ones boiled separately. They must be washed clean, and, without paring or scraping, put in a pot with cold water, not sufficient to cover them, as they will produce themselves, before they boil, a considerable quantity of fluid. They do not admit being put into a vessel of boiling water like greens. If the potatoes are tolerably large, it will be necessary, as soon as they begin...
Page 14 - To turn the swarth, the quiv'ring load to rear, Or ply the busy rake, the land to clear. Summer's light garb itself now cumbrous grown, Each his thin doublet in the shade throws down ; Where oft the mastiff...
Page 195 - ... shall be convicted, to cause the offender's name, place of abode, and offence to be published in some newspaper which shall be printed or published in or near the city...
Page 14 - Whose writhing form meridian heat defies, Bends o'er his work and every sinew tries, Prostrates the waving treasure at his feet, But spares the rising clover, short and sweet. Come, Health ! come, Jollity ! lightfooted, come ; Here hold your revels and make this your home : Each heart awaits and hails you as its own, Each moistened brow that scorns to wear a frown. Th...
Page 147 - ... of yeast. Keep it warm till it has done fermenting, and in twentyfour hours it will be fit for use. A pound of potatoes will make near a quart of yeast, and when made, it will keep three months.

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