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1-celled 18 inches 3-lobed acuminate acute Akenes alternate Annual anthers apex axillary base becoming bracts branches Calyx Capsule carpels cells Cestr clusters common Corolla Culms cultivated dense distinct entire erect Europe feet high finally fleshy florets flowers frequent fruit Gardens green grounds hairy half an inch Heads inches high inches in length inches long involucre July June lanceolate lateral leaflets leafy Leares leaves less linear lobes longer loose margin minute Moist naked naturalized nearly numerous oblong obtuse opening opposite ORDER ovary ovate pairs pale panicle pedicels peduncles Perennial Petals petioles pistillate placentae plant pubescent purple racemes radical rare root scales seeds sepals Sept sessile sheaths short side simple slender slightly smooth solitary sometimes species spikelets spikes spreading Stamens Stem stigmas stipules style summit terminal Thallus trees upper usually woodlands woods
Page 171 - The grand transition, that there lives and works A soul in all things, and that soul is God. The beauties of the wilderness are his, That make so gay the solitary place Where no eye sees them. And the fairer forms That cultivation glories in, are his. He sets the bright procession on its way, And marshals all the order of the year. He marks the bounds which winter may not pass, And blunts his pointed fury. In its case Russet and rude, folds up the tender germ Uninjured, with inimitable art, And ere...
Page 280 - By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song ; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
Page 45 - Some glossy-leaved, and shining in the sun, The maple, and the beech of oily nuts Prolific, and the lime at dewy eve Diffusing odours : nor unnoted pass The sycamore, capricious in attire. Now green, now tawny, and ere autumn yet Have changed the woods, in scarlet honours bright.
Page 146 - Harry, I do not only marvel where thou spendest thy time, but also how thou art accompanied : for though: the camomile, the more it is trodden on, the faster it grows...
Page 204 - Two brother swains, of Collin's gentle name, The same their features, and their forms the same, With rival love for fair Collinia sigh, Knit the dark brow, and roll the unsteady eye. With sweet concern the pitying beauty mourns, And soothes with smiles the jealous pair by turns.
Page xxxiv - ... particulars in which the plants it embraces agree among themselves, and differ from other groups of the same rank. This complete analysis being carried through the system, from the primary divisions down to the species, it is evident that the study of a single plant of each group will give a correct general idea of the structure, habits, and even the sensible properties, of the whole.
Page 9 - The wood of this magnificent tree is highly valued in many branches of the mechanic art, — especially the variety called yellow poplar, which is generally to be known by its thicker and more deeply furrowed bark. The bark of the root, and young tree, is a good aromatic bitter. "Many people," says KALM, "believe its roots to be as efficacious against the fever as the Jesuit's Bark.
Page xxix - The sages say, Dame Truth delights to dwell, Strange mansion ! in the bottom of a well, Questions are then the windlass and the rope That pull the grave old gentlewoman up...