The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 7

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Luther Tucker, 1852 - Gardening
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Page 281 - For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah : their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter : Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.
Page 283 - Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree : and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Page 418 - The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things. There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
Page 279 - I will be as the dew unto Israel : he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon. His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon.
Page 279 - Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou ? And I said, I see a rod of an almond tree. 12 Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen : for I will hasten my word to perform it.
Page 280 - As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
Page 280 - A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Page 27 - Sirrah had been unable to manage, until he came to that commanding situation. But what was our astonishment when we discovered by degrees that not one lamb of the whole flock was wanting ! How he had got all the divisions collected in the dark, is beyond my comprehension. The charge was left entirely to himself from midnight until the rising...
Page 211 - Convince a man against his will, he's of the same opinion still ; ' is that it ? Well, I like your spirit.
Page 281 - He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them ; and frogs, which destroyed them. 46 He gave also their increase unto the caterpillar, and their labour unto the locust. 47 He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycamore trees with frost.

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