The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 13

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Luthur Tucker, 1858 - Country life

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Page 532 - we eat ? or, What shall we drink or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed ? For your Heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things." And we now perceive that causing plants to grow is the very way in which He bountifully supplies these needs, and feeds, clothes,
Page 533 - I saw old Autumn, in the misty morn, Stand shadowless, like Silence, listening To Silence, for no lonely bird would sing Into his hollow ear, from woods forlorn, Nor lowly hedge, nor solitary thorn:— Shaking his languid locks, all dewy bright With tangled gossamer, that fell by night, Pearling his coronet of golden corn.
Page 110 - The love of Nature's works Is an ingredient in the compound, man, Infused at the creation of the kind. And, though th' Almighty Maker has throughout Discriminated each from each, by strokes And touches of his hand, with so much art Diversified, that two were never
Page 284 - feeling, and a love, That had no need of a remoter charm By thought supplied, or any Interest Unborrowed from the eye.
Page 531 - Listen, O, my son ! There is no wisdom equal to the belief in God ! He created the world, and shall we liken ourselves unto Him", in seeking to penetrate into the mysteries of His creation ? Shall we say,
Page 57 - cottage, embowered with flowering shrubs, so chosen as to unfold a succession of flowers upon the walls, and clustering around the windows through all the months of spring, summer, and autumn—beginning, in fact, with May roses, and ending with jasmine. Let it, however, not be spring, nor summer, nor
Page 284 - me like a passion ; the tall rock, The mountain, and the deep and gloomy wood. Their colors and their
Page 531 - in so many years ?' Let it go ! He from whose hand it came will guide and direct it. * * * I praise God that I seek not that which I require not. Thou art learned in the
Page 57 - and I am surprised to see people overlook it, as if it were actually matter of congratulation that winter is going, or, if coming, is not likely to be a severe one. On the contrary, I put up a petition, annually, for as much snow, hail, frost, or storm of one kind or another, as the skies can possibly afford.
Page 572 - Those who wish to forget painful thoughts, do well to absent themselves for a while from the ties and objects that recall them ; but we can be said only to fulfil our destiny in the

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