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Page 40 - For I have learned To look on nature, not as in the hour Of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes The still sad music of humanity ; Nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power To chasten and subdue. And I have felt A presence that disturbs me with the joy Of elevated thoughts : a sense sublime Of something far more deeply interfused, Whose dwelling is the light of setting suns, And the round ocean and the living air, And the blue sky, and in the mind of man...
Page 51 - I was constrained to take by phantasticke people's procurement; notwithstanding, I say, my h'elpe came from God himselfe, for these medicines, and all other such things, did me no good at all.
Page 62 - My lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborn, I saw good strawberries in your garden there ; I do beseech you send for some of them.
Page 67 - While dismally the parson walk'd before : Upon her grave the rosemary they threw, The daisy, butter-flower, and endive blue.
Page 35 - Borage and Hellebore fill two scenes, Sovereign plants to purge the veins Of Melancholy, and cheer the heart, Of those black fumes which make it smart ; To clear the Brain of misty fogs, Which dull our senses, and Soul clogs.
Page i - Could raise the daisy's purple bud ! Mould its green cup, its wiry stem, Its fringed border nicely spin, And cut the gold-embossed gem, That, set in silver, gleams within ! And fling it, unrestrained and free, O'er hill and dale, and desert sod, That man, where'er he walks, may see...
Page 146 - Nature has formed a bee, apparently feeding in the breast of the flower, with so much exactness, that it is impossible at a very small distance to distinguish the imposition. Hence the plant derives its name, and is called the BEE-FLOWER. Langhorne elegantly notices its appearance: " See on that flowret's velvet breast, How close the busy vagrant lies ! His thin-wrought plume, his downy breast, Th' ambrosial gold that swells his thighs.
Page 91 - I shall only describe the roots, because they are to be used with some discretion. They have each of them a double root within, some of them are round, in others like a hand ; these alter every year by course, when the one riseth and waxeth full, the other waxeth lank and perisheth...