Several ring-ouzels on Nore hill. Farmer Tull mows mill-mead, a second crop, which it is expected will prduce near 3 tuns on an acre. Men mow also clover, hoping to get some hay at last. Timothy the tortoise spends all the summer in the quarters of the kitchen-garden among the asparagus, &c. but as soon as the first frosty mornings begin, he comes forth to the laurel-hedge, by the side of which he spends the day, & retires under it at night; ’till urged by the encreasing cold he buries himself in Novr amidst the laurel-hedge.
Posted by sydney on Sep 28th, 1785