Grain and Chaff from an English Manor
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Grain and Chaff from an English Manor

By Arthur Herbert Savory
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  • GRAIN AND CHAFF FROM AN ENGLISH MANOR
  • OXFORD
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER PAGE
  • GRAIN AND CHAFF FROM AN ENGLISH MANOR
  • CHAPTER I.
    • ALDINGTON VILLAGE—THE MANOR HOUSE—THE FARM.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THE FARM BAILIFF.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE HOP FOREMAN AND THE HOP DRIER.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE HEAD CARTER—THE CARPENTER.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • AN OLD FASHIONED SHEPHERD—OLD TRICKER—A GARDENER—MY SECOND HEAD CARTER—A LABOURER.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHARACTERISTICS OF AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS AND VILLAGERS.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • MACHINERY—VILLAGE POLITICS—ASPARAGUS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • MY THREE VICARS—CHURCH RESTORATION—CHURCHWARDEN EXPERIENCES— CLERICAL AND OTHER STORIES.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE SCHOOL BOARD—RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION—SCHOOL INSPECTIONS—DEAN FARRAR—COMPULSORY EDUCATION.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • VILLAGE INSTITUTIONS: CRICKET—FOOTBALL—FLOWERSHOW—BAND—POSTMAN— CONCERTS.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • DEALERS—LUCK MONEY—FAIRS—SALES—EFFECT OF CLIMATE ON CATTLE AND SHEEP—AGRICULTURAL SHOWS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • FARM SPECIALISTS.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • THE DAIRY—CATTLE—SHEEP—LAMBS—PIGS—POULTRY.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • ORCHARDS—APPLES—CIDER—PERRY.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • PLUMS—CHERRIES.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • TREES: ELM—OAK—BEECH—WILLOW—SCOTS-FIR.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CORN—WHEAT—RIDGE AND FURROW—BARLEY—FARMERS NEWSTYLE AND OLDSTYLE.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • HOPS—INSECT ATTACKS—HOP FAIRS.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • METEOROLOGY—ETON AND HARROW AT LORD'S—"RUS IN URBE."
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • CHANGING COURSE OF STREAMS—DEWPONDS—A WET HARVEST—WEATHER PHENOMENA—WILL-O'-THE-WISP—VARIOUS.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • BIRDS: PEACOCKS—A WHITE PHEASANT—ROOKS' ARITHMETIC.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • BUTTERFLIES—MOTHS—WASPS.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CYCLING—PAGEANTS OF THE ROADS—ROADSIDE CREATURES—HARMONIOUS BUILDING—COLLECTING OLD FURNITURE AND CHINA.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • DIALECT—LOCAL PHRASEOLOGY IN SHAKESPEARE—NAMES—STUPID PLACES.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • IS ALDINGTON (FORMER SITE) THE ROMAN ANTONA?
      • A LIST OF THE COINS FOUND AND NAMES OF THE EMPERORS TO WHOSE REIGNS THEY BELONG, WITH SHORT NOTES ON THE LEADING INCIDENTS IN CONNECTION WITH BRITAIN WHICH OCCURRED IN THEIR REIGNS:
    • A LIST OF THE COINS FOUND AND NAMES OF THE EMPERORS TO WHOSE REIGNS THEY BELONG, WITH SHORT NOTES ON THE LEADING INCIDENTS IN CONNECTION WITH BRITAIN WHICH OCCURRED IN THEIR REIGNS:
  • NOTES
  • INDEX
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