New Book of Flowers

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O. Judd, 1886 - 480 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 13 - Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
الصفحة 442 - He sought them both, but wished his hap might find Eve separate ; he wished, but not with hope Of what so seldom chanced, when to his wish, Beyond his hope, Eve separate he spies, Veiled in a cloud of fragrance, where she stood...
الصفحة 443 - The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses: But, for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd and unrespected fade; Die to themselves.
الصفحة 14 - To' entice him to a throne again. If I, my friends (said he), should to you show All the delights which in these gardens grow, Tis likelier much, that you should with me stay, Than 'tis, that you should carry me away : And trust me not, my friends, if, every day, I walk not here with more delight, Than ever, after the most happy fight, In triumph to the capitol I rode, To thank the gods, and to be thought, myself, almost a god.
الصفحة 320 - Your voiceless lips, O Flowers, are living preachers. Each cup a pulpit, and each leaf a book, Supplying to my fancy numerous teachers From loneliest nook. Floral Apostles ! that in dewy splendor " Weep without woe, and blush without a crime...
الصفحة 16 - I congratulate you that our flowers are not ——" born to blush unseen And waste their sweetness on the desert air.
الصفحة 441 - But, in this delicious garden of Negaaristan, the eye and the smell are not the only senses regaled by the presence of the rose : the ear is enchanted by the wild and beautiful notes of multitudes of nightingales, whose warblings seem to increase in melody and softness with the unfolding of their favourite flowers. Here, indeed, the stranger is more powerfully reminded that he is in the genuine country of the nightingale and the rose.
الصفحة iv - But who can paint Like Nature? Can imagination boast, Amid its gay creation, hues like hers ? Or can it mix them with that matchless skill, And lose them in each other, as appears In every bud that blows...
الصفحة 126 - The stem should be strong, elastic, and erect, not less than nine inches high ; the blossom or corolla should be at least two inches and a half in diameter, consisting of an exterior row of large...
الصفحة 86 - ... experiment does not seem, as yet, to have been conducted with sufficient care to insure safety and success. Dusting lime over the plants when wet with dew has been tried, and found of some use ; but this and all other remedies will probably yield in efficacy to Mr. Haggerston's mixture of whale-oil soap and water, in the proportion of two pounds of the soap to fifteen gallons of water. Particular directions, drawn up by Mr. Haggerston himself, for the preparation and use of this simple and cheap...

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