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Page 263 - I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
Page 515 - The situation of the house is unexceptionable; but the grounds on the lawn front an- laid out and planted in the commonplace manner of the past generation, and are greatly in want of reform ; they are, indeed, quite unworthy of the situation. A circumstance the more to be lamented, as they might so easily be made every thing that could be desired. From the Wheatstone approach, the undulations of the ground are seen to great advantage; more particularly at one point near the lodge, where their intersections...
Page 668 - 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 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
Page 189 - I am aware, that this view is far from being universal. The common notion has been, that the mass of the people need no other culture than is necessary to fit " them for their various trades ; and, though this error is passing away, it is far from being exploded.
Page 275 - 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 625 - 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 179 - 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 470 - 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 468 - ... in the corn-ricks, and never allows them either peace or quiet in the sewers and ditches where they take up their abode. That man only, who has seen a weasel go into a corn-stack, can form a just idea of the horror which its approach causes to the Hanoverians collected there for safety and plunder.