The Months. July
Regular Feature, Extract, Miscellaneous
Natural History, Feeling, Manufactories, Botany
Rejoicing in the Arcadian pleasures of harvest-time, observes: 'Overgrown towns and manufactories may have changed for the worse, the spirit and feelings of our population; in them, "evil communications may have corrupted good manners;" but in the country at large, there never was a more simple-minded, healthful-hearted, and happy race of people than our present British peasantry' (10).
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