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NORFOLK COUNTY MEETING. piece of mangel-wurzel, which every Tuis, I find, is to be held on the 16th one said was the handsomest thing of instant. I was in hopes that I should the kind that he had ever seen. There get to Nottingham a day before it was was not a single degenerate plant in the held, and then I intended to go off to whole field; and the plants were sur- Norwich, be at the Meeting, and then prisingly uniform in size. From this come back again to Nottingham; and, field I took the plants and put them into if I had been there, I trust that the peten acres of fresh ground, to raise the tition of 1822 would have been carried seed from ; ' and, notwithstanding the over again ; for that is what we want. miserableness of the summer, I had a We want it, and every part of it, withlarge crop of seed, which I had the pa- out the alteration of one single word. tience to suffer to ripen thoroughly; and After the title of the petition, I would it is now thrashed out and winnowed. have proceeded thus : ' “Your humble I shall. sell this seed at my shop in “petitioners presented to your HonourFleet-street ; but I will not sell any “able House a petition passed in the before the first of March, because 1 " month of January, 1823, in which must be first in London to know “ petition they expressed their opinion what is the proper' price for me to sell “ with regard to the causes of the disat. I did not wish to retail this seed at “ tress, with regard to the necessary all, and had therefore offered it to “ remedies, and with regard to the fatal seedsmen; but as they told me that they consequences which must finally rewere over stocked, I determined, of sult from a disregard of their humble course, on retailing the seed, which I “ supplication; and time having only shall do at the common retail price, confirmed them in the correctness of selling from one pound to any number “ their opinions, they have now only to of pounds, and always at the same price,“ repeat their representations and their except to country correspondents, who “ prayers, and to beseech your Honourmay want to sell the seed again, and "able House not to repeat your disre. then I shall make the suitable deduc- " gard of them.” After this, I would tion. Middle of May is the proper time go on with the old petition, word for to sow mangel-wurzel seed for crop ; word, and letter for letter, and thus that is to say, in the south of England. the petition would be complete. From If you sow earlier, many of the plants what I learn, illness in SIR THUMAS go to seed in August and September ; Beevor's family, of a very serious naand that makes a considerable diminu- ture, will prevent him from being pretion in the solid amount of the crop. I sent. But I trust that some other Norshall have twenty acres, or more, of folk man will have the spirit to perform mangel-wurzel this year; and I hereby this duty. I hear that the Whig arischallenge beforehand all the whole tocracy are for doing nothing to take off body of bull-frogs of The Farmer's the taxes ; so that, if they have their Journal, to produce a single piece of way, there will be a curious mixture of the same extent, equal in amount of folly and greediness, and the petition crop to mine ; and if the tax-gatherer, be a dishonour to the county, which · and the steward, and the overseer, and has, for years, been the land-mark of the parson, have left a hundred pounds the whole kingdom. in any of their pockets, and they have the pluck to venture it upon this challenge, they know where I live, and I am their A TREATISE on COBBETT'S CORN; con. man. However, they will have plenty to taining instructiou for propagating and do in getting gold enough together to pay
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