The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine, 第 18 卷

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Whitaker & Company, 1850
 

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第109页 - With fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave : thou shalt not lack The flower that's like thy face, pale primrose ; nor The azured hare-bell, like thy veins ; no, nor The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweeten'd not thy breath...
第75页 - Then wherefore, wherefore were they made, All dyed with rainbow light ; All fashioned with supremest grace, Upspringing day and night ? Springing in valleys green and low, And on the mountains high, And in the silent wilderness, Where no man passes by ? Our outward life requires them not — Then wherefore had they birth ? To minister delight to man To beautify the earth. To comfort man — to whisper hope...
第86页 - I know each lane, and every alley green, Dingle, or bushy dell, of this wild wood, And every bosky bourn from side to side, My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood...
第84页 - Parian marble, walked in pairs, alone or in larger companies, the winged inhabitants; these, from little dusky flies, for such only the naked eye would have shown them, were raised to glorious glittering animals, stained with living purple, and with a glossy gold, that would have made all the labour of the loom contemptible in the comparison.
第109页 - A wilderness of sweets : for nature here Wanton'd as in her prime, and play'd at will Her virgin fancies, pouring forth more sweet, Wild above rule or art, enormous bliss.
第83页 - Adapting a microscope to take in, at one view, the whole base of the flower, I gave myself an opportunity of contemplating what they were...
第84页 - The base of the flower extended itself under its influence to a vast plain ; the slender stems of the leaves became trunks of so many stately cedars ; the threads in the middle seemed columns of massy structure, supporting at the top their several ornaments; and the narrow spaces between were enlarged into walks, parterres, and terraces. On the polished bottom of these, brighter than Parian marble, walked in pairs, alone, or in larger companies, the winged inhabitants: these from little dusky flies,...
第84页 - ... in the triumph of their little hearts, skipped after one another from stem to stem among the painted trees ; or winged their short flight to the close shadow of some broader leaf, to revel undisturbed in the heights of all felicity.
第177页 - Santarem, and unites the Tapajoz and Amazon. I have further information of its growing abundantly in a lake beyond the Rio Mayaca, which flows into the Amazon some miles below Santarem. Mr Wallace, who recently visited Monte Alegre, had a leaf and flower brought to him there; I have seen a portion of the leaf which he dried. Lastly, I have correct intelligence of its occurring in the Rio Trombetas, near Obidos, and in lakes between the rivers Tapajoz and Madeira, so that there can be no doubt of...
第222页 - ... the fragrance which it throws from the balconies into the streets of London, giving something like a breath of garden air to the " close-pent man," whose avocations will not permit a ramble beyond the squares of the fashionable part of the town.

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