The Juvenile Gardener

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Harvey and Darton, 1824 - 129 pages
 

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Page 78 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows, and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade ! Methinks he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yon tall anchoring bark, Diminish'd to her cock ; her cock, a buoy Almost too small for sight : the murmuring surge, That on th' unnumber'd idle pebbles chafes, Cannot be heard so high.
Page 52 - Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 1 - Then she sang Handel's song " What though I trace each herb and flower That decks the morning dew? Did I not own Jehovah's power, How vain were all I knew...
Page 122 - The berries and fruit are somewhat of an oval shape, about the size of a cherry, and of a dark-red color when ripe. Each of these contains two cells, and each cell a single seed, which is the coffee as we see it before it undergoes the process of roasting. Coffee is an article of but recent introduction.
Page 66 - ... Richmond, at the battle of Bofworth Field ; and to exemplify the atrocity of Richard, I have introduced his Falfe Accufation of Haftings on the one fide, and the Death of the two Young Princes in the Tower on the other. " To contraft with thefe preceding tragical fubjects, I have in the centre reprefented the Marriage of Henry the Seventh, with the Daughter of Edward the Fourth, the Union of the White and Red Rofes ; and on one hand, as an image of peace and happinefs, I have introduced young...

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