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The Rose Book: a Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Rose, Etc
Vista completa - 1864
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Página 66 - There's a bower of roses by BENDEMEER'S§ stream, And the nightingale sings round it all the day long ; In the time of my childhood 'twas like a sweet dream, To sit in the roses and hear the bird's song.
Página 82 - ... leaves in some species, or by separating the scales of the bulb and planting them in silver sand, where each will soon make a small bulb. All the above methods, except by seed, are practised for the perpetuation of old kinds; by seed alone do we obtain new varieties. In transplanting lilies, the bulbs should be kept out of the ground as short a time as possible; drying weakens the bulbs, and it is for this reason that imported lilies seldom do well at first. In planting, the bulbs should be set...
Página 279 - THE BOOK OF THE AQUARIUM; Instructions on the Formation, Stocking, and Management in all Seasons of Collections of Marine and River Animals and Plants. BY SHIRLEY HIBBERD, Author of " Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste,
Página 281 - Illustrated by the Author's Original Drawings. With Directions for the Arrangement of a Microscope, and the Collection and Mounting of Objects. By the Hon. Mrs. WARD, Author of
Página 280 - THE INTELLECTUAL OBSERVER: REVIEW OF NATURAL HISTORY, MICROSCOPIC RESEARCH, AND RECREATIVE SCIENCE. Four Volumes are ready, price 7«.
Página 279 - PROFITABLE GARDENING: A Practical Guide to the Culture of Vegetables, Fruits, and other useful Out-door Garden Products; Intended for the use of Amateurs, Gentlemen's Gardeners, Allottees, and Growers for Market. SHIRLEY HIBBERD, FRHS, Author of * Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste/ * The Town Garden/ * Book of the Aquarium,
Página 66 - There is another of this class, which conveys in a most elegant form a symbolical embodiment of the refining influences of the pure and the beautiful. " A traveler, in passing through a country in Persia, chanced to take into his hand a piece of clay which lay by the way-side ; and, to his surprise, he found it to exhale the most delightful fragrance: * Thou art but a poor piece of clay...
Página 67 - Thou art but a poor piece of clay,' said he, ' an unsightly, unattractive, poor piece of clay : yet how fragrant art thou ! How refreshing ! I admire thee, I love thee ; thou shalt be my companion, I will carry thee in my bosom. But whence hast thou this fragrance ? ' The clay replied, ' I have been dwelling with the rose...