John Thomson General View of the Agriculture of the County of Fife

General View of the Agriculture of the County of Fife

0.0000
180
0
Скачать
Книга доступна в форматах: fb2 , pdf , epub
Excerpt from General View of the Agriculture of the County of Fife: With Observations on the Means of Its Improvement: Drawn Up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture Internal Improvement

Agriculture, in every civilized nation, has been justly regarded as an object of the first importance, and, of all the useful arts, the most deserving of public attention and encouragement. At the same time that it furnishes a steady supply of all the necessary means of subsistence, and comfortable accommodation, to the individual, it contributes, most essentially, to the strength, the opulence, and the independence of the State. It must, therefore, appear surprising, that, in this country, so much distinguished by other improvements, the improvement of the soil should have continued so long the object of general neglect, and should never, till of late, have received that public encouragement, to which it has so just a claim.

Literary merit has been patronised by the most distinguished names. Improvements in the arts and sciences have been encouraged by public honours and rewards. Laws and regulations have been established, and bounties held out, to give energy and success to the exertions of the merchant and manufacturer.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.