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Página 198 - while beneath, The chequered earth seems restless as a flood Brushed by the wind. So sportive is the light Shot through the boughs, it dances as they dance, Shadow and sunshine intermingling quick, And darkening and enlightening, as the leaves
Página 184 - leave, oh \ leave the light of hope behind. What though my winged hours of bliss have been, Like angel-visits, few and far between, Her musing mood shall every
Página 198 - fathers knew the value of a screen From sultry suns ; and in their shaded walks And long-protracted bowers enjoyed at noon The gloom and coolness of declining day.
Página 95 - Heather knolls, and pale chalk ranges gleaming far away. But, above all, I glory in my evergreens. What winter garden can compare for them with mine ? True, I have but four kinds—Scotch Fir, Holly, Furze, and the Heath ; and, by way of relief to them, only brows of brown Fern, sheets of yellow
Página 111 - woman possessed a hen that gave her an egg every day. She often thought with herself how she might obtain two eggs daily instead of one, and at last to gain her purpose determined to give the hen a double allowance of barley. From that day the hen became fat and sleek, and never once laid
Página 57 - downwards rather than upwards. Any great elevation should never be sought in small rockeries. This would be inconsistent with their breadth, and would render them too prominent and artificial. They should not be carried higher than the point at which they can be well supported, and backed with a broad mass of earth and vegetation.
Página 215 - that it was a flower remarkable for the beauty of its petals ; that it grew amidst thorns ; that it had a divine fragrance ; was of the colour of the human complexion; that it was the most beautiful of all flowers; " the queen of flowers ; " the " flower of love." Theophrastus and Pliny state that
Página 14 - sheet questions relating to Gardening and those on Poultry and Bee subjects, if they expect to get them answered promptly and conveniently, but write them on separate communications. Also never to send more than two or three questions at once. NB—Many questions must remain unanswered until next week.