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Page 15 - The oak-crowned sisters, and their chaste-eyed queen, Satyrs and sylvan boys, were seen, Peeping from forth their alleys green: Brown Exercise rejoiced to hear; And Sport leapt up, and seized his beechen spear.
Page 263 - Duke perceived the plantation required thinning, in order to admit a free circulation of air, and give health and vigour to the young trees. He accordingly gave instructions to his gardener and directed him as to the mode and extent of the thinning required. The gardener paused, and hesitated, and at length said, " Your Grace must pardon me if I humbly remonstrate against your orders, but I cannot possibly do what you desire : it would at once destroy the young plantation, and, moreover, it would...
Page 666 - We think that no unprejudiced spectator of real taste can hesitate for a moment in preferring the head of the Antinous, for example, to that of the Apollo. And in general it may be laid down as a rule, that the most perfect of the antiques are. the most...
Page 177 - Discoveries of the Past Year in Mechanics and the Useful Arts, Natural Philosophy, Electricity, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany, Geology and Mineralogy, Meteorology and Astronomy. By JOHN TIMES, FSA, Author of '* Curiosities of Science," " Things not Generally Known,
Page 273 - SCHOOL BOTANY; Or, an Explanation of the Characters and Differences of the principal Natural Classes and Orders of Plants belonging to the Flora of Europe, in the Botanical Classification of DE CANDOLLE.
Page 12 - Full in the midst of his own strength he stands, Stretching his brawny arms, and leafy hands ; His shade protects the plains, his head the hills commands.
Page 623 - THE ROYAL BOTANIC SOCIETY OF LONDON " was founded and incorporated in 1839, for the promotion of Botany in all its branches, and its application to Medicine, Arts, and Manufactures, and also for the formation of extensive botanical and ornamental Gardens, within the immediate vicinity of the metropolis.
Page 468 - ART, being an Adaptation of the Experience of Professors to the practice of Amateurs, illustrated by 18 coloured Plates, post Svo, cloth gilt, 8>.
Page 513 - ... the progress which has been made within the last few years in villa architecture ; notwithstanding the occasional occurrence of such exceptions as that mentioned in the preceding paragraph.
Page 182 - It is to be hoped that we shall have no more tampering with dry rot doctors and their nostrums for the preservation of Her Majesty's ships. The steeping of large logs of timber in solutions of any kind is perfectly useless : the solution penetrates only skin deep, whereas the real dry rot commences at the centre, where the fibres, being the oldest, first give way, as is the case in standing trees.