Give me a culture which imports much muck from the meadows, and deepens the soil--not that which trusts to heating manures
, and improved implements and modes of culture only!
When we encountered a country-seat surrounded by an Alpine pomp of manure
, we said, "Doubtless a duke lives here.
Eumaeus, what a noble hound that is over yonder on the manure
heap: his build is splendid; is he as fine a fellow as he looks, or is he only one of those dogs that come begging about a table, and are kept merely for show?
And with the smash of the high and dangerous and splendid edifice of mechanical civilisation that had arisen so marvellously, back to the land came the common man, back to the manure
His landlord, who in a waistcoat and a pointed cap, pitchfork in hand, was clearing manure
from the cowhouse, looked out, and his face immediately brightened on seeing Rostov.
And gathering up the leather reins fastened together by a brass ring, Nikita took the driver's seat and started the impatient horse over the frozen manure
which lay in the yard, towards the gate.
He came upon an old woman forking manure
in the barnyard, and reined in by the fence.
Besides, some of it, sifted, comes in usefully as manure
for the garden.
To-day I have those three fields sown with Canada peas, and in the spring they shall be ploughed under for green manure
It is principally used as a manure
and in the manufacture of nitric acid: owing to its deliquescent property it will not serve for gunpowder.
The stubbed wastes yielded excellent harvests, and the superior quality of our agricultural produce was maintained through the increased supply of manure
I put no manure
whatever on this land, not being the owner, but merely a squatter, and not expecting to cultivate so much again, and I did not quite hoe it all once.