The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 5; Volume 10

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Luther Tucker, 1855 - Gardening
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Page 477 - Distrust the condiment that bites so soon; But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault To add a double quantity of salt; Four times the spoon with oil of Lucca crown, And twice with vinegar procured from town; And lastly o'er the flavoured compound toss A magic soupcon of anchovy sauce.
Page 231 - Needless to say, responsibility for the interpretations and views presented in this paper remain entirely my own. *I would like to dedicate this paper to the memory of Miguel Sidrauski. His untimely death in August 1968 was a great loss, not only to his family and friends, but to the economics profession in general — and particularly to the development of monetary theory. Though I do not think Miguel had a strong interest in the history of doctrine, I hope that — as a Chicago graduate — he...
Page 281 - The laurell, meed of mightie conquerours And poets sage, the firre that weepeth still, The willow, worne of forlorne paramours, The eugh...
Page 278 - Ephron the silver, which he had named 'in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant. And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Page 352 - Take off your flesh and sit in your bones, Sir? Oh, Mr Smith ! how could you do that ? ' she exclaimed, with the utmost gravity. ' Nothing more easy, Ma'am : come and see next time.
Page 350 - ... it is difficult to look at any objects with pleasure — unless where it arises from brutal and tumultuous emotions — without feeling that disposition of mind which tends towards kindness and benevolence; and surely, whatever creates such a disposition, by increasing our pleasures and enjoyments, cannot be too much cultivated.
Page 547 - Jock, when ye hae naething else to do, ye may be aye sticking in a tree ; it will be growing, Jock, when ye're sleeping.* My father tauld me sae forty years sin', but I ne'er fand time to mind him.
Page 11 - To be a person of taste, it seems necessary, that one have, first, a lively and correct imagination; secondly, the power of distinct apprehension; thirdly, the capacity of being easily, strongly, and agreeably affected, with sublimity, beauty, harmony, exact imitation, etc.; fourthly, sympathy, or sensibility of heart; and, fifthly, judgment, or good sense, which is the principle thing, and may not very improperly be said to comprehend all the rest.
Page 352 - it was so dreadful here that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones.
Page 24 - All good color is in some degree pensive, the loveliest is melancholy, and the purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.

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