The "conserva¬tives of gulosity" of that day continued long to dispa¬ragingly describe it as " a root found in the New World, consisting of little knobs, held together by strings: if you boil it well, Cheap Giuseppe Zanotti, it can be eaten; it may become an arti¬cle of food; it will certainly do for hogs; and though it is rather flatulent and acid in the human stomach, perhaps, if you boil it with dates, Giuseppe Zanotti Shoes, it may serve to keep soul and body together, among those who can find nothing better. Some sixty years since, the Dutch introduced the potato into Bengal. The produce was sold in Calcutta at 5s. a pound. The English tried to raise them, Giuseppe Zanotti Sale, and all their plants grew like Jacks bean-stalk, but lacked its strength. The Hollanders continually cut the swiftly- growing plant, Giuseppe Zanotti Outlet,and so compelled it to produce its fruit beneath the ground. The secret was as well worth knowing as that other touching potatoes during frost. The only precaution necessary is, to retain the potato in a perfectly dark place, for some days after the thaw has commenced. In America, Heel Less Shoes, where they are sometimes frozen as hard as stones, they rot if thawed in open day; but if thawed in darkness, they do not rot, and lose very little of their natural odour and properties. So, at least, they assert, Giuseppe Zanotti Flats, who profess to have means of best knowing. The potato is said to have been first planted, in England, in the county of Lancashire, which was once as famous for the plant as Lithuania is for beet-root. It is not much more than a century since cabbages reached us from Holland. They were first planted in Dorsetshire, by the Ashleys; and I may add here what I have omit¬ted in speaking of it in earlier times, namely, Giuseppe Zanotti Wedges, that the Athenians administered the juice of it in cases of slow parturition. Let me farther add, that such terms as "cow-cabbage," "horse-radish," "bull-rush," and the like, do not imply any connexion between the article and the animal.