The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley:|
after a while he was listened to. Then others began to find them
in the Eastern counties; and then another man, as learned and wise
as he was good and noble--John Paine of Farnham, also now with
God--found them on his own estate, and made much use and much
money of them: and now tens of thousands of pounds' worth of
valuable manure are made out of them every year, in Cambridgeshire
and Bedfordshire, by digging them out of land which was till
lately only used for common farmers' crops.
But how do they turn Coprolites into manure? I used to see them
in the railway trucks at Cambridge, and they were all like what I
have at home--hard pebbles.