Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Том 6
Beriah Brown, State Printer, 1861
Published with vol. 21-25: Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, vol. 13-17, and Annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association, no. 11-15; with vol. 22-25: Annual report of the Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Wisconsin, no. 1-4.
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Стр. 234 - The floating clouds their state shall lend To her; for her the willow bend; Nor shall she fail to see Even in the motions of the Storm Grace that shall mould the Maiden's form By silent sympathy. 'The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their wayward round, And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face.
Стр. 241 - See the wretch that long has tost On the thorny bed of pain, At length repair his vigour lost, And breathe and walk again ; The meanest floweret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening paradise.
Стр. 445 - Agricultural and Mechanical Association, for the purpose of promoting improvements in all the various departments of agriculture, including not only the great staples of industry and trade, but also fruits, vegetables, and ornamental gardening, the promotion of the mechanic arts in all their branches, the improvement of the race of all useful and domestic animals, the general advancement of rural economy and household manufactures, and the dissemination, of useful knowledge upon...
Стр. 234 - She shall be sportive as the fawn That wild with glee across the lawn Or up the mountain springs ; And hers shall be the breathing balm, And hers the silence and the calm Of mute, insensate things.
Стр. 240 - As the leaves of trees are said to absorb all noxious qualities of the air, and to breathe forth a purer atmosphere, so it seems to me as if they drew from us all sordid and angry passions, and breathed forth peace and philanthropy.
Стр. 238 - Work— work— work ! My labor never flags; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw. A crust of bread — and rags: A shattered roof — and this naked floor — A table — a broken chair — And a wall so blank my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there!
Стр. 233 - the body and mind are like a jerkin and its lining ; if you rumple the one you rumple the other.
Стр. 32 - Beautiful varieties of marble have been discovered or made known to the public in the north part of Wisconsin. According to Messrs. Foster and Whitney's Report, they are found on the Michigamig and Menomonee Rivers, and afford beautiful marbles, whose prevailing color is light pink, traversed by veins or seams of deep red. Others are blue and dove-colored, beautifully veined. These are susceptible of a fine polish, and some on the Menomonee are within navigable distance from New York.
Стр. 218 - ... new roses grow In a bed of reverend snow? Warm thoughts, free spirits flattering Winter's self into a spring? In sum, wouldst see a man that can Live to be old, and still a man? Whose latest and most leaden hours Fall with soft wings, stuck with soft flowers; And when life's sweet fable ends, Soul and body part like friends ; No quarrels, murmurs, no delay ; A kiss, a sigh, and so away ; — This rare one, reader, wouldst thou see!
Стр. 233 - Delightful scenes, whether in nature, painting, or poetry, have a kindly influence on the body as well as the mind ; and not only serve to clear and brighten the imagination, but are able to disperse grief and melancholy, and to set the animal spirits in pleasing and agreeable motions.