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第 72 頁 - His gardens next your admiration call; On every side you look, behold the wall! No pleasing intricacies intervene, No artful wildness to perplex the scene ; Grove nods at grove, each alley has a brother, And half the platform just reflects the other.
第 715 頁 - Guide ; containing ample Descriptions of all the fine leading varieties of Roses, regularly classed in their respective Families ; their History and Mode of Culture. Fifth Edition, corrected and improved. Fcp.
第 102 頁 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
第 680 頁 - How beautifully and admirably simple, with the aid of these discoveries, appears the process of nutrition in animals, the formation of their organs, in which vitality chiefly resides ! Those vegetable principles, which in animals are used to form blood, contain the chief constituents of blood, fibrine and albumen, ready formed, as far as regards their composition. All plants, besides, contain a certain quantity of iron, which reappears in the coloring matter of the blood.
第 678 頁 - Residences,' in 1806, both 4to. ; ' Hints on the Formation of Gardens,' in 1812; and three works on 'Hothouses,' in 1817 and 1818. In 1822, appeared the first edition of the ' Encyclopaedia of Gardening ' ; a work remarkable for the immense mass of useful matter which it contained, and for the then unusual circumstance of a great quantity of woodcuts being mingled with the text : this book obtained an extraordinary sale, and fully established his fame as an author. Soon after was published an anonymous...
第 103 頁 - When self-esteem, or others' adulation, Would cunningly persuade us we were something Above the common level of our kind ; The grave gainsays the smooth-complexion'd flattery, And with blunt truth acquaints us what we are.
第 640 頁 - LOW.— ELEMENTS OF PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE: Comprehending the Cultivation of Plants, the Husbandry of the Domestic Animals, and the Economy of the Farm, By David Low, Esq. FRSE, Professor of Agriculture in the University of Edinburgh.
第 677 頁 - Loudon's career as an author began in 1803, when he was only twenty years old, and it continued with very little interruption during the space of forty years, being only concluded by his death. The first works he published were the following : — Observations on laying out Public Squares, in 1803...
第 98 頁 - The outward marks of respect are scarcely visible in their burial-grounds, little more being left to mark the place of interment than a row of stones indicating the oblong form of the grave ; but a pipe or chimney, generally formed of wood or earthenware, rises a few inches above the ground, and communicates with the corpse beneath ; and down this tube libations are poured by the friends of the deceased to the attendant spirit of the dead.