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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... "
Supplement to the Glossary of Indian Terms - Page 242
by Sir Henry Miers Elliot - 1845 - 447 pages
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Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal ...

Asiatic Society of Bengal - Archaeology - 1807 - 504 pages
...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 of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle ; and its usefulness, added to its beauty, induced...
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Sketch of Lectures on Meadow and Pasture Grasses: Delivered in the Dublin ...

Walter Wade - Domestic animals - 1808 - 134 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, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 2

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809 - 458 pages
...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,...constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle; and its usefulness, added to its beauty, induced...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1810 - 438 pages
...which Van Rheede has exhibited in a coarse delineation of its leaves only — its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in...constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle ; and its usefulness added to its beauty induced...
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Transactions of the Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts, in the State ...

Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts - Agriculture - 1814 - 282 pages
...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...constant motion from the least breath of air — It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle, and its usefulness, added to its beauty, induced...
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An Address on the Botany of the United States: Delivered Before the Society ...

Jacob Green - Botany - 1814 - 94 pages
...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...constant motion from the least breath of air — It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle, and its usefulness, added to its beauty, induced...
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Transactions of the Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts, in the State ...

Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts - Agriculture - 1814 - 282 pages
...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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Researches Concerning the Laws, Theology, Learning, Commerce, Etc ..., Volume 1

Quintin Craufurd - India - 1817 - 416 pages
...paper."* Durva, called likewise Amanta, belongs to the genus Agrostis of Linnaeus. " Its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in...constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle, and its utility, added to its beauty, induced...
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Researches Concerning the Laws, Theology, Learning, Commerce, Etc ..., Volume 1

Quintin Craufurd - India - 1817 - 758 pages
...Its flowers, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in the vegetable world, * Jones. and appear, through a lens, like minute rubies and...constant motion from the least breath of air. It is the sweetest and most nutritious pasture for cattle, and its utility, added to its beauty, induced...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 2

Charles Bucke - Nature - 1823 - 436 pages
...Scandinavian moss, which is scarcely susceptible of being * (See last page) Theflowersof this plant, in their perfect state, are among the loveliest objects in...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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