A Natural Arrangement of British Plants: According to Their Relations to Each Other as Pointed Out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. ...

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1821 - 824 Seiten

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Seite 776 - In still retreats and flowery solitudes, To Nature's voice attends, from month to month, And day to day, through the revolving year; Admiring, sees her in her every shape ; Feels all her sweet emotions at his heart; Takes what she liberal gives, nor thinks of more.
Seite xxviii - Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and flowrets of a thousand hues.
Seite ii - But, should he hide his face, th' astonish'd sun, And all th' extinguish'd stars, would loosening reel Wide from their spheres, and chaos come again. And yet was every faultering tongue of man, Almighty Father! silent in thy praise, Thy works themselves would raise a general voice, Even in the depth of solitary woods By human foot untrod ; proclaim thy power, And to the quire celestial Thee resound, Th...
Seite iii - God [John] by Divine Providence Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan...
Seite ii - ... astonish'd sun, And all the extinguish'd stars, would, loosening, reel Wide from their spheres, and Chaos come again. And yet was every faltering tongue of man, Almighty Father ! silent in Thy praise, Thy works themselves would raise a general voice, Even in the depth of solitary woods By human foot untrod ; proclaim Thy power, And to the choir celestial Thee resound, The eternal Cause, Support, and End of all...
Seite xxviii - Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades and wanton winds and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enamelled eyes, That on the green turf suck the honeyed showers, And purple all the ground with vernal flowers.
Seite 14 - I could learn never one Greke, neither Latin nor English name, even amongst the physicians, of any herbe or tree, such was the ignorance at that time ; and as yet there was no English herbal, but one all full of unlearned cacographics and falsely naming of herbes.
Seite 14 - Turner lived, and the little assistance he could derive from his contemporaries, he will appear to have exhibited uncommon diligence, and great erudition, and fully to deserve the character of an original writer.
Seite 234 - American tree; and gingidium, the name of a Greek umbelliferous plant, to a plant of the South Sea Islands; that it would appear necessary to go still further back, and to establish as a canon, that the name given to a plant by the oldest author, who has so described, or otherwise designated the plant, in the language in which we speak or 'write, as to render us certain of its due application to the plant of which we treat, shall be esteemed the preferable name for it...
Seite 4 - ... and in one respect surpasses most in that, while wealth may exhibit its splendour in collecting living plants, yet the study is also compatible with the most humble fortunes, and may be made to beguile the tedious hours of convalescence, while it...

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