Remove the coverings from all tender plants in the open air.
The blood is converted into clarifying material, the entrails are used for sausage coverings, the hoofs and small bones furnish the raw material for the manufacture of glue, the large bones are carved into knife handles, and the horns into combs, the fats are made to yield butterine, lard and soap, and the hides and hair are used in the manufacture of mattresses and felts.
Furious, Sofia pushed off the bed coverings and stood, teetering dangerously before deciding to sit again.
Remove part of the coverings of all tender shrubs and plants in the first week, and the remainder at the end of the month.
The simplest of all coverings is the loin-cloth characteristic of warm climates, and a necessary protection where there are trying extremes of temperature.