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" the water on the outside of the bell-glass,' (which can easily be done by having the bell-glass as large as the porcelain dish,) ' so as to prevent its evaporating into the air of the sitting-room, the atmosphere around the flowers would remain continually... "
The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste - Page 427
1853
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

1842
...evaporating into the air of the sitting-room, tlie atmosphere around the flowers would have remained continually damp. What is the explanation of this? Do the flowers feed on the viewless vapour that surrounds thorn? Perhaps they do ; but the great cause of their preserving their freshness...
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and ...

Country life - 1842
...back into the dish; and if means had been taken to enclose the water on the outside of the bell-glass, so as to prevent its evaporating into the air of the...sitting-room, the atmosphere around the flowers would have remained continually damp. This plan is designated by the editor as the "Hopean apparatus," under...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 34

Science - 1843
...had been taken to enclose he water on the outside of the bell glass, so as to prevent its vaporating into the air of the sitting-room, the atmosphere around the flowers would have remained continually damp. iVhat is the explanation of this ? Do the flowers feed on the iewless...
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A Cyclopædia of Several Thousand Practical Reciepts: And Collateral ...

Arnold James Cooley - Formulas, recipes, etc - 1846 - 576 pages
...into the dish ; and if means had been taken to enclose the water on the outside of the bell-glass, so as to prevent its evaporating into the air of the sitting-room, the atmosphere around the flower» would have remained continually damp. The only difference between planta iu a ' Ward's case*...
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The Book of the Garden, Volume 1

Charles McIntosh - Gardening - 1853 - 776 pages
...condensed, it runs down the sides of the bell-glass back into the dish ; and if means are taken to enclose the water on the outside of the bell-glass," (which...continually damp. What is the explanation of this Î Do the flowers feed on the viewless vapour that surrounds them? Perhaps they do ; but the great...
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A Cyclopaedia of Six Thousand Practical Receipts, and Collateral Information ...

Arnold James Cooley - 1854
...into the dish ; and if means had been takeu to enclose the water on the outside of the bell-glass, » as to prevent its evaporating into the air of the sitting-room, the atmosphere around the flowen would have remained continually damp. The only différence between plants in a ' Ward's case'...
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How to make home happy: or, Hints and cautions for all

William Jones (F.S.A.) - 1857
...bell-glass, so as to prevent its evaporating s by inserting a tumbler over a rose-bud in a saucer of into the air of the sitting-room, the atmosphere around the flowers would have remained continually damp. The only difference between plants in a " Ward's-case " and flowers...
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The Sanitarian, Volume 5

Hygiene - 1877
...back into the dish; and if means were taken to enclose the water in the outside of the bell glass, so as to prevent its evaporating into the air of the...around the flowers would remain continually damp. Those who wish to '' linger on the beauty " of a rare flower or bouquet will he repaid by this experiment....
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