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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. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...her. She turned her handkerchief down from her neck, which, with the glow that the work bad brought into her cheeks, formed an object which 1 do Dot say would have made me actual-y stap my chaise, had it not been for the occupation in which she was engaged; but, all taken together, the temptation was too strong to be resisted. But, there is the Sunday, and 1 know of no law human or divine, that forbids a labouring man to dig or plant his garden on Sunday, if the good of his family demand it; and if be cannot, without injury, to that family, find other time to do it in. Shepherds, carters, pigfeeders, drovers, coachmen, eonks, printers, and numerous others, work on the Sundays. Theirs are deemed by the law, works of necessity. Harvesting and haymaking are allowed to be carried on on the Sunday, in certain cases; when they always are carried on by provident Jarmers. And 1 should be glad to know the case which is more a case of necessity, than that now under our view. In fact, the labouring people do work on the Sunday morning in particular, all over the country, at something or other, or they are engaged in pursuits a good deal less religious than that of digging and planting. So that as to the 200 hours, they nre easily found, without the loss of aoy of the time required for constant daily labour. 134. And, what aproiluce is that of a cow! I suppose only an aveiage of 5 quarts of milk a day. if made into butter, it will be equal every week to 2 days of the man's wages, besides the value of the skim milk: and this can hardly be of less value thrtO another day's wages. What a thing, then, is this cow, if she earn half as much as the man! I am greatly underrating her produce; but 1 wish to pat all the advantages at the lowest. To be sure, there is...
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'a fabulously good read, informative and perfectly relevant..Buy it' -- The Observer (Monty Don) 12 November 2000Book Description:
Throughout the course of his life, Cobbett (1763–1835) was constantly concerned with improving the living conditions of the labouring classes. Performing timelessly as the quintessential guide to self-sufficiency, Cottage Economy (1821) provided practical instructions to teach labourers the arts of keeping livestock, making bread, and brewing beer.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR001594130
Book Description Oxford Paperbacks, 1979. Paperback. Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dust jacket is damaged. **Simply Brit** Shipped with Premium postal service within 24 hours from the UK with impressive delivery time. We have dispatched from our book depository; items of good condition to over ten million satisfied customers worldwide. We are committed to providing you with reliable and efficient service at all times. Seller Inventory # 2943717
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1979. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,250grams, ISBN:019281270X. Seller Inventory # 8272731
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR004770072
Book Description Oxford University Press, New York, 1979. Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Reprint. 220 pages. This is a reprint of the pamphlets originally published in 1821-2. It includes "Cobbett's philosophy of self-sufficiency and domestic competence," as well as how to brew beer, raise various livestock, hat-making, breadbaking, and much more. Size: 5 x 7 3/4". Seller Inventory # 91984
Book Description Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 217pp.A good sound copy, pages a little yellowed, that`s all. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 8356
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Book Description Oxford Paperbacks, 1979. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Used. Very good condition. Shipped within 2 working days of order. Seller Inventory # 001388
Book Description Oxford Paperbacks, 1979. Condition: Used: Acceptable. book has significant signs of wear and usage, such as spine creases etc. May have former owner's marks or be ex-library. However still fine as a reading/reference copy. Sold by a UK seller. Seller Inventory # 6160-20200527-050