This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...premiums, or fees, required by masters. In proportion, however, as the monopoly of charters and " trades unions" become obsolete, will such impediments to the industrious poor be removed. luibits of industry--he well knew that idleness is the parent of vice; he knew, also, that what the wise man says is true of the increasing operations of nature,--"All things are full of labour." Therefore to preserve his sons from immorality, and to maintain, as far as possible, a respectful obedience to God's will, he taught them to be industrious. cm-hair--it serves to bind the lime and sand which are mixed together to make mortar for plastering walls. horse-hair--for stuffing seats of chairs, sofas, and cushions of various sizes and uses. rose-leaves--the petals of the cabbagerose, and other red roses, are used in the distillation of rose-water; the hip of the dog-rose for a confection. elder-flowers--for the making a distilled water, which is used as a refrigerant. It has been said that the elder tree is » magazine of physic to rustic practitioners. Of the inner bark ointments are made; infusions of the leaves are used for fomentations. The juice of the berries, when fermented, makes a pleasant wine. "M plants--the virtues of wild plants Me various and important. Most of them, when cultivated, undergo considerable modification of their properties. vinegar--from via (Fr.), wine, and aigre (Fr.), sour; in wine countries vinegar is obtained from the acetous fermentation of wine; in the United Kingdom, it is generally obtained from malt. horse-chestnuts--the term Aorae-chestnut arose from the circumstance that the Turks generally ground them for mixing with the ordinary food of their horses. saved money--not from those motives tbat...
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