Nature-study: A Manual for Teachers and Students

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Scribner's, 1908 - Nature study - 546 pages
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Page 106 - In the Spring a fuller crimson comes upon the Robin's breast ; In the Spring the wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
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 387 - These things he plants who plants a tree. What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants cool shade and tender rain, And seed and bud of days to be, And years that fade and flush again; He plants the glory of the plain; He plants the forest's heritage; The harvest of a coming age; The joy that unborn eyes shall see — These things he plants who plants a tree.
Page 222 - For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.
Page 387 - What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants, in sap and leaf and wood, . In love of home and loyalty And far-cast thought of civic good — His...
Page 387 - What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants the friend of sun and sky; He plants the flag of breezes free; The shaft of beauty towering high; He plants a home to heaven anigh, For song and mother-croon of bird In hushed and happy twilight heard— The treble of heaven's harmony — These things he plants who plants a tree.
Page 229 - Said by one who is ill-treated, with some satisfaction that his oppressor has also some one to annoy him. EE " Little fleas have lesser fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, And these again have smaller ones, and so ad infinitum.
Page 375 - Prominent among agencies for interesting the children in forest matters is the observance of Arbor Day. Instituted in Nebraska in 1872 by Hon. J. Sterling Morton, Secretary of Agriculture 1893-1897, Arbor Day has made its way from State to State until, at the beginning of 1900, provision for its observance has been made in every State and Territory. Its central idea is the planting of trees by school children on dates fixed by proclamations of the governors of the various States or by other authorities....
Page 530 - Cattle. 154. Home Fruit Garden: Preparation and Care. 155. How Insects Affect Health in Rural Districts. 156. The Home Vineyard. 157. The Propagation of Plants. 158. How to Bulld Small Irrigation Ditches.
Page 531 - XXXVII. 268. Industrial Alcohol: Sources and Manufacture. 269. Industrial Alcohol: Uses and Statistics. 270. Modern Conveniences for the Farm Home. 271. Forage Crop Practices in Western Oregon ana Western Washington.

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