The said "hog-yoke," an Eldridge chart, the farming almanac
, Blunt's "Coast Pilot," and Bowditch's "Navigator" were all the weapons Disko needed to guide him, except the deep-sea lead that was his spare eye.
Dorcas, too well accustomed to her husband's wayward moods to note any peculiarity of demeanor, now laid aside the almanac
and addressed him in that mournful tone which the tender hearted appropriate to griefs long cold and dead.
By reference to the almanac
a large amount of territory will be discovered upon which its rays also fell.
Dodson & Fogg was a dark, mouldy, earthy-smelling room, with a high wainscotted partition to screen the clerks from the vulgar gaze, a couple of old wooden chairs, a very loud-ticking clock, an almanac
, an umbrella-stand, a row of hat-pegs, and a few shelves, on which were deposited several ticketed bundles of dirty papers, some old deal boxes with paper labels, and sundry decayed stone ink bottles of various shapes and sizes.
Being the seventh of January, we have very properly laid in the new almanac
This modern take on the classic almanacs
of the 19th Century will provide inspiration and countless ways to "cultivate a better life"
Basing his format on almanacs
of the past, he marries weather data with his personal observations, thereby creating a weather diary for an entire year, following a brief explanation of the mechanics of weather.
The Old Farmer's Almanac
, a derivation of Benjamin Franklin's "Poor Richard's Almanac
,'' was first published in 1792, and went on to become one of the most successful almanacs
in North American history.
Over the years, almanacs
have been suggesting the do's and don'ts
For fans of previous Witches almanacs
or witch legend in general, "The Witches Almanac
" is not to be passed up.
Jeff found an online a copy of this almanac
in a book entitled Collection of English Almanacs
for the years 1702-1835 on the Google Books website; it was said to be copyrighted, and consequently only the first two lines of the riddle were permitted to be read.
Explain that atlases and almanacs
need to be updated often, because borders, governments, populations, and other data change.
also listed the times, destination and starting-place of stagecoaches, as well as the collecting points and times of the mail.
Focusing on astrology and chronicling what each sign will face, complete with calendars, "The Witches' Almanac
" is presented in the form of the old school farmer's almanacs
, and is especially recommended for the spiritual witchcraft practitioner.
Indeed, the concept of almanacs
- a book published yearly, with a calendar and containing information about everything from the phases of the moon to the dates of religious