Youth's Magazine,  3rd ser. 1 (1828), 410–12.

Agriculture. Translated from the French of Monsieur de Rollin

R C, pseud.  [Richard Cope]


Extract, Miscellaneous

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Charles Rollin


Agriculture, Theory, Practice

    After a review of the history of ancient agriculture starting with the Fall, the writer reflects on both the importance and the practice of agriculture. He observes: 'the proper method of managing and improving soils should be well understood, to which may be added the necessity of experience, which holds the pre-eminence in all the arts, which infinitely exceeds all precepts, and which enables us to profit even by the faults we have committed' (412).

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