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An Arrest
Having murdered his brother-in-law, Orrin Brower of...

Banshees, And Other Death-warnings
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The Ghost At Garpsdal
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Back From That Bourne
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Farm House 7 How To Lay Out A Kitchen Garden
The kitchen garden yields more necessaries and comforts...

The Club-room Ghost
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Rabbitry Loft
A, place for storing hay. B, stairs leading from belo...

Farm House 6 Ground Plan
INTERIOR ARRANGEMENT. This house stands 5040 feet o...

Cottage 4 Interior Arrangement
PLAN From the veranda in the center of the front, a ...





Farm House 7 Miscellaneous






We have given less veranda to this house than to the last, because its style does not require it, and it is a cheaper and less pains-taking establishment throughout, although, perhaps, quite as convenient in its arrangement as the other. The veranda may, however, be continued round the two ends of the house, if required. A screen, or belt of privet, or low evergreens may be planted in a circular form from the front right-hand corner of the dwelling, to the corresponding corner of the rear offices, enclosing a clothes drying yard, and cutting them off from too sightly an exposure from the lawn in front. The opposite end of the house, which may be termed its business front, may open to the every-day approach to the house, and be treated as convenience may determine.

For the tree decoration of this establishment, evergreens may come in for a share of attraction. Their conical, tapering points will correspond well with its general architecture, and add strikingly to its effect; otherwise the remarks already given on the subject of park and lawn plantation will suffice. As, however, in the position where this establishment is supposed to 180 be erected, land is plenty, ample area should be appropriated to its convenience, and no pinched or parsimonious spirit should detract from giving it the fullest effect in an allowance of ground. Nor need the ground devoted to such purposes be at all lost, or unappropriated; various uses can be made of it, yielding both pleasure and profit, to which a future chapter will refer; and it is one of the chief pleasures of retired residence to cultivate, in the right place, such incidental objects of interest as tend to gratify, as well as to instruct, in whatever appertains to the elevation of our thoughts, and the improvement of our condition. All these, in their place, should be drawn about our dwellings, to render them as agreeable and attractive as our ingenuity and labor may command.





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