The Florist, Fruitist, and Garden Miscellany, Band 1

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"Florist" office, 1852
 

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Seite 53 - O ETERNAL Lord God. who alone spreadest out the heavens, and rulest the raging of the sea ; who hast compassed the waters with bounds, until day and night come to an end ; be pleased to receive into thy almighty and most gracious protection, the persons of us thy servants, and the fleet [or ship] in which we serve. Preserve us from the dangers of the sea, and from the violence of the enemy...
Seite 253 - Two large potatoes passed through kitchen sieve Unwonted softness to the salad give, Of mordent mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the condiment which bites too soon ; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt.
Seite 253 - ... of salt : Three times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And once with vinegar, procured from town ; True flavour needs it, and your poet begs The pounded yellow of two well-boiled eggs ; Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, scarce suspected, animate the whole; And lastly, on the...
Seite 53 - Island may in peace and quietness serve thee our God ; and that we may return in safety to enjoy the blessings of the land, with the fruits of our labours ; and with a thankful remembrance of thy mercies to praise and glorify thy holy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Seite 253 - Two large potatoes, passed through kitchen sieve, Unwonted softness to the salad give, Of mordent mustard add a single spoon ; Distrust the condiment which bites so soon ; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt ; Three times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And once with vinegar, procured from town.
Seite 187 - It is in flower at the season of the year when our Lord's sermon on the mount is supposed to have been delivered ; it is abundant in the district of Galilee, and its fine scarlet flowers render it a very conspicuous and showy object, which would naturally attract the attention of his hearers.
Seite 78 - I had been prepared to find a tree growing here of which an account had been before communicated to me by Mr. Crawfurd, and which I had been fortunate enough to meet with for the first time a week ago at Martaban; nor was I disappointed. There were two individuals of this tree here. The largest, about forty feet high, with a girth at three feet above the base of six feet, stood close to the cave.
Seite 219 - Scap'da tumultuous world's alarms, To your retreats I fly. Deep in your most sequester'd bower Let me at last recline, Where Solitude, mild, modest Power, Leans on her ivy'd shrine.
Seite 192 - ... distinctive appearance, but insufficient to induce a belief of their original diversity. Seedling Gladioli will flower often the first autumn ; the best treatment is to sow the seed in pots, and give them shelter till the seedlings are pretty strong, and then turn out the ball unbroken into the border, where they will produce a crowded nosegay of flowers of various shades of colour.
Seite 204 - Velontee de Merlet, French Grosse Mignonne, Swiss Mignonne, Pourpree de Normandie, Pourpree Hative of some, Purple Hative, ib., Early Purple Avant, Purple Avant, Avant, Early May, Early French, Early Vineyard, Padley's Early Purple, Neil's Early Purple, Neal's Early Purple, Johnson's Early Purple, Johnson's Purple Avant, Forster's, Forster's Early, Ronald's Early Galande, Ronald's Seedling Galande, Belle Bausse, Belle Bauce, Belle Beaute...

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