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Pagina 272 - Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir-tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle-tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Pagina 369 - Edwards's Botanical Register, or Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery. Each number containing eight figures of Plants and Shrubs. In monthly numbers; 4s. colored, 3s.
Pagina 426 - The tree being felled, is cut into lengths of five or six feet. A part of the hard wood is then sliced off, and the workman, coming to the pith, cuts across the longitudinal fibres and the pith together, leaving a part at each end uncut, so that when it is excavated, there remains a trough, into which the pulp is again put, mixed with water, and beaten with a piece of wood. Then the fibres, separated from the pulp, float at top, and the flour subsides.
Pagina 61 - I do not expect a direct assent, neither do I wish it, for it should be taken with much reserve; but it is undoubtedly true." These considerations should stimulate us in searching after new varieties, equal, or perhaps superior, to those of •which we regret the loss.
Pagina 61 - AH the grafts taken from this first tree, or parent stock, or any of the descendants, will for some generations thrive; but when this first stock shall, by mere dint of old age, fall into actual decay, a nihility of vegetation, the descendants, however...
Pagina 272 - If, then, the time is predicted when swords shall be beaten into ploughshares, and spears into pruning-hooks, and men shall not learn the art of war any more, it follows that all who manufacture, sell or wield those deadly weapons, do thus array themselves against the peaceful dominion of the SON OF GOD on earth.
Pagina 226 - ... their leaf in the winter, in which case they suffer injury from severe frosts that may ensue, though they will endure a good deal ; and their habit is to flower after the leaf has acquired its growth before they go to rest. The Phycellas have been found difficult to cultivate, because they have been often set in peat, though they grow naturally in a sandy or strong soil on a dry rocky substratum, and proper rest has not been allowed them. They should be planted in light soil well drained, and...
Pagina 297 - This is a charming addition to the climbers cultivated in England ; it has a most graceful mode of growth, and the large violet flowers, with deep purple stamens, are more ornamental than those of any species of Clematis yet in this country.
Pagina 337 - About the 1st of February I stop all the young shoots, which soon become well ripened ; from this time I decrease the quantity of water until they become quite dry, in order to throw the plants into a state of rest In the beginning of March, I replace them in a cold shady situation in the greenhouse, treating...