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" The Fox-glove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers she finds a thorn. "
Illustrated Botany Containing a Floral Dictionary: And a Glossary of ... - Page 70
by John B. Newman - 1850 - 226 pages
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt - Flower gardening - 1823 - 396 pages
...gratitude of the lover of nature. Cowley has the same conceit, but conceits are common with Cowley : " The Fox-glove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers she meet a thorn." COWLEY, OK PLANTS. FRITILLARY. FRITILLAIUA. LILIACE.S. HEXANDRIA MONOGYNIA. THE Imperial...
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Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically ...

Henry Phillips - Plants - 1829
...situations and soils where foxes generally earth. Our early poets notice it under this name only. Cowley says : The Fox-glove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers she meet a thorn. The light down which covers the stalks of the Fox-glove induced the poets to make this...
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Flora's dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1832 - 202 pages
...is a dangerous plant, from its strongly narcotic power yet a valuable medicine in careful hands. The Fox-glove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers she meet a thorn. Covsley. FUCHSIA. Fuchsia, so named by Plnmier, in honour of Leonard Fuchsius, a distinguished...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 22

Periodicals - 1843
...plant is still continued, and it is found in bloom from June to September. The poet Cowley fancifully says, The foxglove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers, she meet a thorn. Whether we traverse copse, or lane, or corn-field, or meadow, wild flowers are to be...
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Illustrated Botany Containing a Floral Dictionary, and a Glossary of ...

John B. Newman - 1850 - 226 pages
...labiate corollas of the personate, or closed kind ; neither order is entirely confined to the labiates, and in this some are quite open and regular, having...to the next class after your song. L. SONG OF THE DIDYNAMJAN TRIBES. Come honey bee with thy busy hum, To our fragrant beds of wild Thyme come, And enter...
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Bards and blossoms; or, The poetry, history, and associations of flowers

Frederick Edward Hulme - 1877
...fingers neatly placed them." Cowley, in like manner, goes back to classic mythology in the lines " The foxglove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers she meet a thorn." In Pollinius' " Flora Veronensis " the foxglove is called the Cornocopio ; and in Jussieu's...
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Guide to Kendal

1883
...the Foxglove " emblem of punishment and pride." Of this flower Cowley has fancifully said The Foxglove on fair Flora's hand is worn, Lest while she gathers flowers she meets a thorn. Hounds Tongue and Dusky Cranesbill are both extremely rare flowers which are found in...
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