Annual Report of the Missouri State Board of Agriculture

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Missouri State Board of Agriculture, 1894

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Page 172 - God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross...
Page 8 - This constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular meeting.
Page 341 - To him who in the love of nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his darker musings, with a mild And healing sympathy, that steals away Their sharpness, ere he is aware.
Page 298 - Botauically speaking, tomatoes are the fruit of a vine, just as are cucumbers, squashes, beans and peas. But in the common language of the people, whether sellers or consumers of provisions, all these are vegetables...
Page 214 - The men, though young, having tasted the first drop from the cup of thought, are already dissipated : the maples and ferns are still uncorrupt ; yet no doubt, when they come to consciousness, they too will curse and swear.
Page 176 - ... prepared for it), to remain within fifty feet of any road or highway crossing said track; shall from the first day of May until the first day of November...
Page 152 - There has fallen a splendid tear From the passion-flower at the gate, She is coming, my dove, my dear; She is coming, my life, my fate. The red rose cries, "She is near, she is near ;" And the white rose weeps, "She is late;" The larkspur listens, "I hear, I hear;" And the lily whispers, "I wait.
Page 319 - KIND hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the blossoms, Kind deeds are the fruits; Love is the sweet sunshine That warms into life, For only in darkness Grow hatred and strife.
Page 214 - Nothing is foreign; parts relate to whole; One all-extending, all-preserving soul Connects each being, greatest with the least, Made beast in aid of man, and man of beast; All served, all serving; nothing stands alone; The chain holds on, and where it ends unknown.
Page 213 - A man may fish with a worm that hath eat of a king ; and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm.

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