Trees in Nature, Myth and Art
Methuen & Company, 1907 - ART - 303 pages
The exploration of the use of trees in art, nature and myth.
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Page 270 - For, don't you mark ? we're made so that we love First when we see them painted, things we have passed Perhaps a hundred times nor cared to see; And so they are better, painted — better to us, Which is the same thing. Art was given for that; God uses us to help each other so, Lending our minds out.
Page 293 - He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth...
Page 20 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Page 39 - Baring-Gould (S.). FURZE BLOOM. CHEAP JACK ZITA. KITTY ALONE. URITH. THE BROOM SQUIRE. IN THE ROAR OF THE SEA. NOEMI. A BOOK OF FAIRY TALES. Illustrated. LITTLE TU'PENNY. WINEFRED. THE FROBISHERS. THE QUEEN OF LOVE. ARMINELL. BLADYS OF THE STEWPONEY. CHRIS OF ALL SORTS. Barr (Robert). JENNIE BAXTER. IN THE MIDST OF ALARMS. THE COUNTESS TEKLA.. THE MUTABLE MANY. Benson (EF). DODO. THE VINTAGE. Bronte (Charlotte).
Page 50 - And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food...
Page 25 - FAIRLEGH. By FE Smedley. With 30 Plates by George Cruikshank. HANDY ANDY. By Samuel Lover. With 24 Illustrations by the Author.
Page 204 - ... the man who sleeps afield. All night long he can hear Nature breathing deeply and freely; even as she takes her rest she turns and smiles; and there is one stirring hour unknown to those who dwell in houses, when a wakeful influence goes abroad over the sleeping hemisphere, and all the outdoor world are on their feet. It is then that the cock first crows, not this time to announce the dawn, but like a cheerful watchman speeding the course of night. Cattle awake on the meadows; sheep break their...
Page 204 - Night is a dead monotonous period under a roof; but in the open world it passes lightly, with its stars and dews and perfumes, and the hours are marked by changes in the face of Nature. What seems a kind of temporal death to people choked between walls and curtains, is only a light and living slumber to the man who sleeps afield.
Page 25 - PLAIN BOOKS THE GRAVE : A Poem. By Robert Blair. Illustrated by 12 Etchings executed by Louis Schiavonetti from the original Inventions of William Blake. With an Engraved Title Page and a Portrait of Blake by T. Phillips, RA The illustrations are reproduced in photogravure. ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE BOOK OF JOB.