Botanical names for English readers (Google eBook)

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Page 53 - Bartholomew (Aug. 24), publicly declare his assent and consent to everything contained in the book of Common Prayer, or lose his benefice.
Page 224 - A LOVER'S DIARY. Fcap. Svo. 5j. A volume of poems. Parkes (AK). SMALL LESSONS ON GREAT TRUTHS. Fcap. Svo. is. 6d. Parkinson (John). PARADISI IN SOLE PARADISUS TERRESTRIS, OR A GARDEN OF ALL SORTS OF PLEASANT FLOWERS.
Page 55 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Page 226 - That living in an age of extraordinary events and revolutions, he had learned from thence this truth, which he desired might be thus communicated to posterity, That all is vanity which is not honest, and that there is no solid wisdom but in real piety.
Page 47 - Goose : which place aforesaid, and all those parts adjoyning do so much abound therewith, that one of the best is bought for three pence. For the truth hereof, if any doubt, may it please them to repaire vnto me, and I shall satisfie them by the testimonie of good witnesses.
Page 47 - ... when it is perfectly formed, the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the foresaid lace or string : next come the legs of the bird hanging out, and, as it groweth greater, it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it is all come forth, and hangeth onely by the bill : in short space after it commeth to full maturitie, and falleth into the sea, where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a fowle bigger than a mallard, and lesser than a goose...
Page 47 - ... and forme of a bird : when it is perfectly formed the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the aforesaid lace or string, next come the legs of the bird hanging out, and as it groweth greater it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it is all come...
Page 1 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 224 - Meate or Sause used with us, and an Orchard of all sorte of fruitbearing Trees and Shrubbes fit for our Land, together with the right Orderinge, Planting, and Preserving of them and their Uses and Vertues.
Page 46 - ... in the North parts of Scotland, and the Islands adjacent, called Orchades, certain trees, whereon doe growe certaine shell fishes of a white colour, tending to russet ; wherein are conteined little living creatures : which shels in time of maturitie doe open, and out of them grow those little living things, which, falling into the water, doe become foules, whom we call Barnakles, in the North of England Brant Geese, and in Lancashire Tree Geese...

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