Floral Fancies and Morals from Flowers

Tilt and Bogue, 1843 - 264 Seiten

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Seite 4 - Glossary of Architecture. Explanation of the Terms used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture, exemplified by many Hundred Woodcuts. Fifth Edition, much enlarged. 3 vols. 8vo. 48s. Introduction to Gothic Architecture. By the Editor of the " Glossary ;" with numerous Illustrations, 4s.
Seite 7 - Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains.
Seite 2 - In 1 large vol. 8vo. 21s. Seven Hundred Domestic Hints, combining Elegance and Economy with the Enjoyment of Home. By a LADY. Neatly bound in cloth, 2s. 6d.
Seite 7 - Scott's Ivanhoe. Scott's Kenilworth. Scott's Lady of the Lake. Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel. Scott's Marmion. Scott's Quentin Durward.
Seite 4 - Stuart's Antiquities of Athens, And other Monuments of Greece. With Seventy Plates, accurately reduced from the great work of Stuart and Revett ; and a Chronological Table, forming a valuable Introduction to the Study of Grecian Architecture.
Seite 57 - Their wings are in such rapid motion, that it is impossible to discern their colours, except by their glittering. They are never still, but continually in motion, visiting flower after flower, and extracting its honey as if with a kiss. For this purpose they are furnished with a forky tongue, that enters the cup of the flower, and extracts its nectared tribute.
Seite 100 - Learn from yon Orient shell to love thy foe, And store with pearls the hand that brings thee woe: Free like yon rock, from base, vindictive pride, Emblaze with gems the wrist that rends thy side; Mark where yon tree rewards the stony shower With fruit nectareous, or the balmy flower, All Nature cries aloud : shall man do less Than heal the smiter, and the railer bless...

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