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" Rheede has exhibited in a coarse delineation of its leaves only — its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in the vegetable world ; and appear, through a lens, like minute rubies and emeralds in constant motion from the least... "
Researches Concerning the Laws, Theology, Learning, Commerce, Etc. of ... - Page 143
by Quintin Craufurd - 1817
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Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal ...

Asiatic Society of Bengal - 1807
...exhibited in a coarse delineation of its leaves only, under the barbarous appellation of Beli-caraga, Its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in the vegetable world, .and.appear, through a lens, like minute rubies and emeralds in constant motion, from the least breath...
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Sketch of Lectures on Meadow and Pasture Grasses: Delivered in the Dublin ...

Walter Wade - 1808 - 55 pages
...Lumbert, Linn. Trans, v. 6. " Its flowers in their perfect ftate ítate are among the lovelieft objefts in the vegetable world, and appear through a lens, like minute rubies and emeralds in conilant motion from the lead breath of air. It is the fweeteil and moil nutritious pafture for cattle,...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 2

Enos Bronson - 1809
...delineation of its leaves only. Its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest oblects in the vegetable world; and appear, through a lens,...sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle; and its usefulness, added to its beauty, induced the Hindoos, in their earliest ages, to believe that it was...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1810
...most beautiful grass ; which Van Rheede has exhibited in a coarse delineation of its leaves only — its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the...sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle ; and its usefulness added to its beauty induced the Hindus, in their earliest ages, to believe that it was the...
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The Metamorphosis of Sona: A Hindú Tale: with a Glossary, Descriptive of the ...

John Dudley - 1810 - 144 pages
...through a magnifying glass, like minute rubies and emeralds, La constant motion from the least breaih of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle, and so readily propagated by its creeping loots, that land* sown with pieces of them become completely...
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Select Reviews, Volume 2

1809
...appear, through a lens, like minute ruhies and emeralds in 40 J 403 canstant motion from the least hreath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle; and its usefulness, added to its heauty, induced the Hindoos, in their earliest ages, to helieve that it was...
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An Address on the Botany of the United States: Delivered Before the Society ...

Jacob Green - 1814 - 76 pages
...greatly prized. Sir William Jones in his catalogue of Indian plants, when speaking of this, observes " its flowers in their perfect state are among the loveliest...sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle, and its usefulness, added to its beauty, induced the Hindus in their earliest ages, to believe it the mansion...
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Transactions of the Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts, in the State ...

Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts - 1814 - 418 pages
...greatly prized. Sir William Jones in his catalogue of Indian plants) when speaking of this, observes " its flowers in their perfect state are among the loveliest...objects in the vegetable world, and appear through a tens like minute rubies and emeralds, in constant motion from the least breath of air — It is the...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 2

Charles Bucke - 1823
...Scandinavian moss, which is scarcely susceptible of being * (See last page) Theflowersof this plant, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects...through a lens like minute rubies and emeralds in a constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 2

Charles Bucke - 1823
...Scandinavian moss, which is scarcely susceptible of being ' (See last page) The flowers of this plant, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in the vegetable world, and appear through a leas like minute rubies and emeralds in a constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest...
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