The Florist, Band 1

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Chapman and Hall, 1848
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Seite 110 - For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, And the vines with the tender grape give a good smell, Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
Seite 27 - But nature makes that mean : so, over that art Which you say adds to nature, is an art That nature makes. You see, sweet maid, we marry A gentler scion to the wildest stock, And make conceive a bark of baser kind By bud of nobler race : this is an art Which does mend nature, change it rather, but The art itself is nature.
Seite 114 - ... spoke to, instead of answering his question, called him a young popish cur, and asked him who had made Anne a saint ? The boy, being in some confusion, inquired of the next he met, which was the way to Anne's Lane ; but was called a prick-eared cur for his pains, and instead of being shown the way, was told that she had been a saint before he was born, and would be one after he was hanged. 'Upon this,' says Sir Roger, ' I did not think fit to repeat the former questions, but going into every...
Seite 114 - Cavaliers. This worthy knight, being then but a stripling, had occasion to inquire which was the way to St. Anne's Lane, upon which the person whom he spoke to, instead of answering his question, called him a young popish cur, and asked him who made Anne a saint.
Seite 114 - Lane, upon which the person whom he spoke to, instead of answering his question, called him a young popish cur, and asked him who had made Anne a saint ! The boy being in some confusion, inquired of the next he met, which was the way to...
Seite 112 - they were in large flocks containing both species in the proportion of two of the former to one of the latter " (the present)
Seite 25 - ... will now be daily showing new faces. This is therefore an appropriate time to state the properties which constitute perfection in the pansy, as it may be of service in selecting the most promising to be grown another season, which is necessary to prove their constancy. The above woodcuts, (Jig. 28,) 1 and 2, will give the best idea of what is most prized as regards shape. It will be seen that the outline should be quite circular ; the petals even on the edges, and flat; the face of the flower...
Seite 152 - The queen, accompanied by Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales, the Princess Royal, and the Princess Alice, left Osborne at a quarter past ten o'clock, and drove to the ship in an open carriage, drawn by four gray ponies. Her majesty was attended by a distinguished suite. The Resolute, dressed in her colors, was lashed alongside of the royal embarkation place at Trinity Wharf.
Seite 26 - A most desirable point is, that the ground-color should be entire; whether white, lemon, or deep yellow, it should be the same in all the petals. Many of the yellow-ground flowers have a tendency to be of a deeper shade in the bottom petal ; this is a fatal defect in show varieties. The...
Seite 19 - Providence has placed many of them in a humble sphere of life, it does not follow as a matter of course that they should be low-minded.

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