Mirror of Literature,  7 (1826), 332–33.






Agriculture, Progress, Religion, Government, Animal Breeding, Societies

People mentioned:

John Gerard

    The article surveys the progress of agriculture in Britain, where in a 'state of nature our apples are crabs and our plumbs sloes'. It points particularly to the Reformation, to agricultural legislation in the sixteenth century, and to the more recent formation of agricultural societies, as causes of the progress of British agriculture.

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