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THE FOUR FIRST VOLUMES OF RECREATIONS

IN AGRICULTURE, &c.

i. ii. iii. iv. denote Vols. I. II. III. IV.-The Arabic Numerals refer to the Pages:

N. B. The letters prefixed to the pages refer to the three divisions in Volume first : A.

for Agriculture, N Natural-history, M. Miscellaneous. Where the figures run on in the same article, without any letter prefixed, they all refer to the division marked at the beginning of that article.

A.

fect mode of acquiring knowledge, 26

it, iii. 344.

iii. 305.

experiments, difficulties attending ABERDEEN, Old, its Gothic spires, iii. them, 28-experimental farm, utility p. 123

of, 29-difficulties that oppose such an Abstinence, surprising instances of, in establishment, 33-facts that can and Arabian horses, i. N. 72.

cannot be elucidated by an experimento Abutments, origin and uses of, in Gothic al farm, 30-facts, how they may be buildings, ii. 428.

obtained and concentrated in this jourAccidents to which a farm is liable, i.

nal, 32. A. 87.

Agriculture, circumstances that tend to Acacia tree characterised, iii. 455. accelerate or retard its products, i. A. Acidification of milk, hints concerning 85-ditto considered as an object of

taste and recreation to a man of forr Adam, Mr. his memoir on the grub, tune, 90.

iii. 425-his proposals for destroying Agriculture, a synopsis of, v. Synopsis. it inefficacious, 427.

Agriculture, circunstances that require to African breeds of sheep, ii. 160.

be adverted to in an experimental farm, Age much respected among the Indians, ii. I-required to ascertain the nature

of the objects that the farmer has to Agnoios's apology for ignorance, ii. 65. employ, 7--exemplified respecting the Agriculture, the most necessary of all arts, varieties of wheat, 10-of oats, 11

has made slower advances than others, varieties of domestic animals, 15-of i. A. I--causes of this, 2--the lan- the dog species, 16-varieties of the guage imperfect-exemplified in regard SHEEP kind, 81--woulless sheep, 82to the word clay, 3-soils how pro- the Argali, 84-Jamaica sheep, 84– duced, 4-manufacturers more accu- Cape sheep, 89-Stateopyga, 89-Finrate in theis distinctions than farmers, land sheep carrying long hair, 906-all solid substances fitted to sustain distinctions between hair and wool, 93 some plant, y-metallic impregnations -Cornish sheep, 161-the Lammerrender soils barren, 9-infertile soils moor sheep, 163–Spanish sheep, 164 become fertilizers of others, 10-re. - varieties of English breed, 164--Carmarkable instance of inexhaustible pro- manian sheep, 165-diversities in point ductiveness of a particular soil, 11- of size, 169-inrespect to the tendency particular manures affect particular to fatten, 241-to taste of the meat, soils, instances of, 12-particular soils 242-to generate tallow, 245-prolififavourable to particular plants, 14-ex- cacy, 246-golden fleece, 256---varieternal appearance of a soil fallacious, a ties of the Goat kind, -respecting the small degree of impregnation produces fleece, 322--Wool of goats very fine, at times a great change of soil for ever, 323—the Angora goat,-in respect to 15--facts in agriculture can only be milk, 327-the Strella goat, 327--mis. ascertained after a great length of time, cellaneous remarks on wool, and the 18-deceptions in agricultural writings various breeds of sheep, 401. easy to be practised, 19-hence preju- | Agriculture, varieties of the Bos tribe, iii. dices prevail against agricultural writ- 1-respecting wool, 3-the Zebu, 6ings in general, 20-evil consequences Holderness cattle, 8-Bison of Louisiof this prejudice, 21-a mode of re- ana, 8-Chittigong cow and Sarluc, 10 moving this evil suggested, 22-agri- -the Yak of Tartary, 11the musk ox cultural survey of Britain on a new of Hudson's Bay, 14-figure of ditto, 17 plan, 23-and of the Netherlands, 25 m.2nd. varieties respecting size, 81experience in agriculture an impes. the Urus, the Arnec the largest, 82

VOL. IV.

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i. M. 64.

the Tom breed from Africa the small- Angiolina del Duca, see a Robber.
est, 86--Indian cattle, 88-the Guern- Anglicisms, see Scotticisms.
sey and Highland cattle, 88—3d. va- Anglo-Asiaticus, his account of chunang
rieties respecting milk, 94-Highland
breed and Holderness, 96-portrait of Angora goat, account of, ii. 322.
the Arnee, 99.

Animalcula infusoria, their mode of pro-
Agriculture, dairy, iv. 1-81-on the pagation, ii. 104-are all females, 104

construction of waggons, 94-on the -adhere each to the same law in this
varieties of cattle, 162--on British respect, 105
clothing wool, 171-on the varieties of Animalcula infusoria preserved in life by
horses, 24:-on the rearing of potatoes, desiccation, ii. 254.
247-on the varieties of the ass tribe, Animals which have been long apparently
321-mules, 328-on rearing early po- dead in a dry state that may be revived,
tatoes, 334-notice of Tarello's treatise many instances of, ii. 253.
on agriculture, 401~

-on rearing pota- Animal flower, account of, ii. 80.
toes, 425.

Animals are viviparous and oviparous, ii.
Agriculture, a complete body of, the in- 21—and ramiporous, 111.
expediency of an attempt of that surt, | Animal that propagates by dividing into
iii. 78.

four parts, ii. 106-one that throws off
Agriculture, lectures on, by Dr. Cullen, small fragments that become living
notices of, ii. 222.

young, 107.
Agriculture, manufactures, and trade, Animals, general disquisitions concerning
their influence on the prosperity of a them, i. A. 53
kingdom compared, vide a Compara- Animals, 'mere, are not susceptible of
tive view.

harmonic sensations, i. N. 21.
Agriculture, Tarello's treatise on, iv. 401. -Animal and vegetable remains tend to
A digression on the management of the

render the soil fertile, i. N. 34.
*• dairy, iv. 161-vide Dairy.

Animal bones, resemblance of, in lime-
Agricultural survey of Britain proposed stone only a deception, i. M. 128.
on a new plan, i. A. 23--and of the Ancients, their knowledge of natural-his-
Netherlands, 25.

tory lost to us, owing to their want of
Agriculturist, man eminentlydistinguish- classification, i. N. 1.
ed as such, i. N. 18.

Ants, a surprising instance of their pow-
Agriculturists have made inaccurate dis- er, i. N. 14.
criminations of clay, i. A. 5.

Antwerp ruined by the loss of its manu-
Air, in what way it may be employed at factures, iv, 292.

pleasure, either for transmitting heat Aphides can be propagated without any
quickly, or for excluding it, i: M. 212 males, and are viviparous, ij. 95-at a
in what way a stratum of air may particular time are oviparoas, and have
be made to exclude heat more effec- then males, 96.
tually than any solid body, 217. Aphorisms respecting the circumstances
Alces, an animal mentioned by Cæsar, that affect the separation of cream from
Qu. ii. 74.

milk, ill. ist. 322-20.325–30. 326
L'Allegro of Milton criticised, i. M. 197. 4th. 327-Important corollaries dedue
Alderney cow affords the richest milk, cible from them, 327 to 347.

Apples, how preserved from frost in
Amicus, query by, respecting a poker, America, i. M. 24.
jij. 151-remarks on, 152.

Apple trce, the coccus of, described, 'is.
Amputating fruit trees, time for, i. M. 33-how to eradicate, 34.
117.

Apples, on the varieties of, iv. 74.
Anderson, Dr. of Madras, his communi- Apology, an, for ignorance, ii. 65.

cation of the mode of making chunam Arabian horses, how brought to bear ab-
in India, i. M. 1.

stinence and fatigue to an extraordi.
Anderson, Dr. of Madras, correspond- nary degree, i. N. 71.

ence with, iii. 224_on the cure of the Arable farm, on the general management
bite of a snake, 225-on the cultiva- of one, i. A. 67.
tion of hemp in India, 229.

Arch, the principles of, ii. 421-pointed
Anecdote of Mr. M‘Laurin, iii. 152--and arch, origin of it in Gothic buildings,
Charles the Second, 154.

424.
Anemone, sea, an animal so called, ii. 80. Archimedes, his proposition rectified, iv.
Anemone, the sea, how propagated, ii. 96.
185.

Architecture, thoughts on the origin, ex-
Anglicisms and Scotticisms, observations cellencies, and defects of the Grecian
on, ii. 434.

and Gothic styles of, ii. 187--280-418.

jii. 94.

i. M. 124

jii. 219.

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iv. 152.

j. M. 57.

IN DE X.
Architecture, Grecian and Gothic, | Bee, singularity of, respecting the sex, ii.

thoughts on their excellencies and de- 33-Queen, oi female bee, lays 50,000
fects, iii. 115.

eggs, 34-male bee, 34-neuter, 35-
Architecçure, Grecian and Gothiccompar- foreknow the sex of their offspring,

ed, iv. 272–382-448, vide Grecian. 37-can transform a neuter into a fe-
Architrave, the Grecian, origin of, ii. 188. male, 38.
Arenaria verna, grows only on lead rub- Bees, hints for the preservation of, ii. 271.
bish, i. A. 9.

Beluga, on the causes of its migrations,
Argali, or wild sheep of Pallas, ii. 84.
Argonautic expedition, probable causes Belus, the temple of, iii. 119.
of, ii. 251.

Benevolus on an economical way of mak-
Arithmetic, the octal system preferred to ing bread, iv. 314.
the decimal, iv. 438.

Ben Lomond, a poem, quotation from,
Arnee, the largest animal of the bos
tribe, iii. 82—figure of, 99.

Best breeds of animals, rules for selecting
Arra on destroying the gooseberry cater- them, i. N. 81.
pillar, i. M. 258.

Bigotry, its baneful influence, ij. 202.
Arra, his observations on heat, ii. 115– Billingsgate market described, iii. 43.
remarks on, 124.

Birch, Clement, his proposal for bettering
Art of reasoning, on, iv. 217.

the condition of the rich, iv. 54--304.
Asclepias, iii. 314.

Bison of America affords wool, iii. 8.
Assembly room of York by Burlington, Bite of a snake cured by spirit of harts-
ii. 282.

horn, iii. 225_and eau de luce, 227.
Asiaticus, his queries respecting water, Blackbird, white, how produced and per-

petuated, i. N. 63.
Afs, a tame one, interesting account of, Blindness, advantages of, ironical, iii.469.

Blinking, a question ludicrously de-
Als tribe, on the varieties of, iv. 322.- cribed, iii. 471.

Zebra, 325—the wild ass of scripture, Blight, a disease so called, occasioned by
326-Spanish ass, 327—the Sardinian the coccus, iv.26-means of eradicating
als, 328.

this insect, 29—the apple coccus, 33.
Atmosphere, the, its important influence Blood may be generated at pleasure, iii.
in nature, i. Ń. 40.

250-a remarkable instance of, 251.
Atticus, his elegant economy, iv. 468. Blossoms of gooseberries and cherries
Authorities for history, cautions respect- plucked off by sparrows, ii. 137.
ing them, ii. 449.

Bogs may be occasioned by grubs, iii.444.
Bombyx Lanestrie, its chrysalides pre-

served for three years, ii. 269.
Babylonian willow, a valuable sort, i N. Boots made of coutchouc, iii. 71.
96.

Bos tribe, see Cattle.
Bakewell, Mr. his system of improving Boucharian sheep, their fleece fine hair,

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cattle investigated, i. N. 75.
Bakewell, reasons why he did not push Bread, an economical mode of making

his experiments farther, ii. 249.
Balance, a simple one described for cur- Breeds ot animals, how distinguished from
ing butter, iv. 92.

varieties, i. N. 85.
Banqueting hall characterised, iv. 285. Breeds, the varieties of animals so called,
Barbadoes nearly depopulated by the ra- how they may be lost, or perpetuated,
vages of ants, i. N. 14.

j. N. 65.
Bark of trees, the chief seat of their dis- Breeding cattle, benefits that dairy farm-
eases, i. M. 71.

ers would derive from breeding their
Bark of trees filamentiferous, iii. 315. own, ii, 170.
Barometer, its diurnal variations, iii. 287. Britain, the dangerous system of policy
Barren soils, what, i. A. 9.

she is now proceeding in, iv. 472.
Bay-leaved willow, the wood of it may Britain, an agricultural survey of it pro-
be made into paper, iii. 316.

posed on a new plan, i. A. 23.
Beans, how to preserve them from being British wool, society for the improve-

hurt by the black puceron, i. M. 188. ment of, instituted, iv. 173.
Rear, singular mode of hunting him, i. Buffalo, vide Bison.
N. 10.

Buff leather, what, iv. 165.
Beech nut, uşes that may be made of it- Bug, a, lives three months without food,

affords a valuable oil, ii. 384-mode of
extracting it, 386-and a valuable food Buildings necessary on a farm, i. A. 7.;
for man and beast, 388.

Bulbed polypus, how propagated, ii. 80.

ii. 89.

it, iv. 314.

iv. 272.

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IN DE X:
Bushy-tailed bull, see Yak.

Catch set to music, White sand and grande
Butter of a very fine quality, how it may sand, as a model to the watchmen for
be made, iii. 329–336.

regulating their cry, i. M. 246.
Butter of the finest quality can be only Caterpillars and grubs, in what respects
made in a cheese dairy, iii. 336.

useful, i. N. 14-are of no sex, 14.
Butter of a fine quality cannot be made Caterpillar, the gooseberry, easy and ef-

while the milk is perfectly sweet, iv. 6. cacious mode of destroying it, i. M.185.
Butter, process for making, iv. 10---salted Caterpillars, some not killed easilyby cold,
butter, best mode of preserving itman

ii. 269.
improved mode of curing butter, 84– Cathedral, architecture of, iv. 274.
refined butter, how to prepare, 86- Cattle, on the varieties of, iii. 1-Iespect-
medicated butter 87-huwbutter may ing hair, fur, or wool, 3-respecting

be kept sweet while using it, 93. size, 81-respecting milk, 94-Hol-
Butter, a cow whose milk never yielded derness breed of, 8.
any, ii. 247.

Cattle, respecting bodily strength and
Butter, vessels proper for preserving it ability to bear fatigue, iv. 161-re-

salted, iv. 82--how to separate from specting their skins, 164-respecting
the milk, 83-an improved mode of their tendency to fatten, flavour of
curing it, 84-may be carried to India flesh, &c: 166.
safely, 85-how it may be refined, 86 Cautions respecting the mode of laying
and medicated, 87.

out iron rail-ways, iv. 210.
Butterfly lives four days after losing its Cedar of Lebanon, its picturesque powers
head, iv. 269.

exemplified, iii. 455.
Byggé, Prufetsor, on the metrical system Cellars that shall be always cool, how to
of France, iv. 428.

be economically formed in warm cli-
Byssus revived after being dried, ii. 263. mates, i. M. 221.

Central towers of cathedrals, origin of,
C.

iii. 118..
Cabbages, mongrel varieties of, i. N. 88. Chairtæleon fly, on its transformations
Cactus mitis, a wholesome food for man and habits, iv. 186-its figure, 195—
and beast, ii. 215.

further observations, 196.
Cæsar, animals mentioned by him, ii.72. Characters, two singular ones, iv. 230.
Cadjeput oil reduces coutchouc into a Charles the Second, anecdote of, iii. 154.

Auid state without destroying its elas-Charles III. king of Naples, anecdote of,
ticity, iii. 383-queries respecting it,

iii. 316.
386.

Chastity, the power of, inimitably four-
Calcareous matter, the opinion that it is trayed by Milton, 1. M. 201.

of animal origin contested, iii. 368. Chemical philosophers, their aberrations
Calculations amazingly facilitated by the in the art of reasoning noticed, iii.

of

arrangement, iv. 447 360.
Calendar, the French, imperfections of, Cheese, richness of, the meaning of that
iv. 436.

octal system

phrase, iii. 381.
Calves, a singular practice respecting the Chesnuts improved by engrafting, ii. 392.
rearing of them, iii. 330.

Cheviot breed of sheep, ii. 164.
Cam, an ode to, ii. 77.

Chicken, how soon it attains its know,
Camillo Tarello, notices of his book on ledge, i. N. 7.

agriculture, iv. 431-true principles Chinese fishes described, iji. 457.
of, 417.

Chinese government, its stability owing to
Campania of Rome, miserable reverse of its being an agricultural state, iv. 296.
its state, iv. 380.

Chittigong cow, its soft hair, iii 10.
Cape sheep, ii. 89.

Chrysalides, their existence may be
Cape sheep, a particular variety of, iv. shortened or prolonged at pleasure, ii.
334.

269-a singular fact respecting them,
Capra gigantea, ii. 329.

269.
Caprification of figs noticed, ii. 392. Chunam, or fine marble-like cement, of
Carmanian wool, ii. 247-397.

India, mode of making it, i. M. 1.
Carts, light ones preferred to waggons, Church, architecture of, iv. 274.

Churn, the properest kinds, iv, 9.
Cast iron rail-ways, see Rail-ways. Churning, niceties to be observed in this
Castigator, his letter to the Editor, con- process, iv. 1o.

cerning Mr. Pope, i. M. 193-answer Cincinnatus, Fabius, Crassus, and Lucul,
to it, 195.

lus compared, iv. 469.
Cat, a singular instance of one producing Clarke, Dr.of Edinburgh, singular arzecz
kiltens without a tail, i. N. 69.

dote of, iii. 250,

iv. 97.

N. 42.

iv. 17.

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IN DE X.
Classification, the, of natural objects, a Colonnade, architecture of, iv. 274~its

necessary step in that study, i. N. 1. excellency and defects, 28 3.
Clays inaccurately discriminated, i. A. 3. Coloured poulery, horses, and cattle, how
Clement, vide Birch.

to be accounted for, i. N. 65.
Climate, variations of, how produced, i. Columbus, notices of him and his family

by Col. Tatham, iv, 61-figure of one
Climate has little effect in altering the na- of his galeons, 63-inscription on the
ture of animals, ii, 172.

tombstone of his son, 64.
Clothes, how to preserve from the de. Column, the Grecian, origin of, și.187–
'struction of the moth, iii, 183.

at first made of wood, 187-afterward
Cloth preserved by coutchouc, iii. 73.

of stone, 191-changes that this pro-
Clout, Colin, his observations on spar- duced in their position and proportion,
rows, iv, 80.

192-defects of, 196.
Clumsy waggons, inconvenience of, iv. Columnar crystals of water, how pro-
103

duced, 'i. M, IT,
Cluster polypus, how propagated, ii. 177. a Comparative view of the influence of
Coal, pit, does not grow again in places agriculture and manufactures on the

from whence it has been taken, i. M. prosperity of states, iv. 36--manufac.
249.

tures promise fallaciously, 39-tend to
Coal, pit, the opinion that it is of vege- corrupt the minds of youth, 40--en-
table origin contested, iii. 371.

courage drunkennels and dissipation,42
Cobwebs, when covered with dew, pro-

---Further observations on, 127-Falla-
duce the staggers in horses, i. M. 230. cious reasoning on the subject pointed
Coccus insects, on the transformation of, out, 128-fluctuations in the earnings

of manufacturers, effects of, 132-appa-
Coccus tribe of insects, or gall insects, rent flourishing of agriculture no suce

observations on, iv. 17-peach-tiee test of real prosperity, 136-tarther con-
coccus, 19.

tinued, 290-Spain and Antwerp, causes
Cochineal insect, abortive attempts to

of their decline, 291-the stability of
introduce it into India, ii. 224.

the Chinese government owing to its
Cock-chatfer fly, on the transformations being agricultural, 296---farther conti.

and peculiarities of, iii. 402_its larva a nued, 368-the effects of agriculture and
voracious grub, 421-different appear- manufactures compared with respect to
anees of, supposed to indicate changes population, 368-interual tranquillity,
of weather, 423--in its fly state a sca- 380-revenue, 465--and stability, 471
rabæus, 423--is destructive in buth -in all which respects the agricultural
states to the produce of the fields, 424

state is found to excel that of a mer-
- various ineffectual attempts to de- cantile and manufacturing state.
stroy it, 426-surprising numbers of Comparison between the average load of a
grubs consumed by a family of jays, horse in a cart and in a waggon, iv. 97.
428--fly, how it may be killed, 430 – Comus, the, of Milton, a slight critique
surprising number killed by a few on, i. M. 199.
bovs, 431–destroyed by another sca- Consumption of the lungs might be pre-
rabæus, 432-additional hints tending vented by the use of Hues, i. M. 249.
to prevent the ravages of this insect, Conversation, a curious one, iii. 46.
438—by employing scarabivorous in- Cool air may be collected in wells, and
sects, 439--and rooks, 440--and lay- preserved for use, i. N. 218.
ing baits for them by man, 441-by Cordage, a perfect sort, and indestruc-
flocding with water, 442.

tible by moisture, made of coutchouc,
Coincidences of ideas and expressions

often occur where there is no sort of Corn in a wet harvest, hints respecting the

plagiarism, striking instances of, 210. mode of drying ic by a kiln, ii. 158.
Coins octally divided, iv. 446.

Cornice, the Grecian, prototype of, 1.188.
Cold climates, evergreens not peculiar to, Cornish hair, wool so called, ii. 16.
įv. 53.

Correspondence with Dr, Anderson, Ma.
Cold, caterpillars and chrysalides that dras, ji. 217–303.

bear a great degree of it without being Correspondence concerning Dr. Cullen's
killed, ii. 267.

lectures on agriculture, ij. 232.
Cold in the superior regions accounted Correspondents, to, i. M.43-44-141-
for, ii. 120.

239--279.
Colifsæum, bad taste of its external or- Correspondents, to, ii. 158—480.
nament, ii. 200.

Correspondents, to, iii. 237.
Colonnade, the origin and singular utility Correspondents, acknowledgmentsto,iii.

of, in Greece, ii. 189.

iii. 77.

488,

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