TRANSACTIONS OF THE SATE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF MICHIGAN: WITH SUPPORTS OF COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES, FOR THE YEAR 1857

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Page 10 - ... and by that name they and their successors shall and may have succession, and shall be persons in law capable of suing and...
Page 581 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth: that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace...
Page 6 - ... manure applied in raising the crop, or the kind and quantity of food in feeding the animal, as the case may be, also the kind and cost of labor employed, and the total expense and total product of the crop, or the increase in value of the animal, with a view of showing accurately the resulting profit.
Page 5 - Society shall possess the general powers and privileges, and be subject to the general liabilities contained in the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes...
Page 262 - I have smitten you with blasting and mildew: when your gardens and your vineyards and your fig trees and your olive trees increased, the palmerworm devoured them: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the Lord.
Page 14 - Such corporations and societies shall regulate and award premiums on such articles, productions and improvements as they deem best calculated to promote the agricultural and household manufacturing interests of the state...
Page 376 - I come now to the pleasures of husbandry, in which I vastly delight. They are not interrupted by old age, and they seem to me to be pursuits in which a wise man's life should be spent. The earth does not rebel against authority; it never gives back but with usury what it receives. The gains of husbandry are not what exclusively commend it. I am charmed with the nature and productive virtues of the soil. Can those old men be called unhappy who delight in the cultivation of the soil?
Page 355 - Milwaukee may become a member of this Society, by signing the constitution, and paying annually the sum of one dollar, and honorary members may be admitted by a vote of the Society.
Page 226 - It appears to be apterous, and is said in scent and color to resemble the bed-bug. They travel in immense columns from field to field, like locusts, destroying everything as they proceed, but their injuries are confined to the States south of the 40th degree of north latitude. From this account...
Page 20 - House, for the able, prompt and impartial manner in which he has discharged the duties of his office during the present session.

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