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" What's this I hear About the new carnivora ? Can little plants Eat bugs and ants And gnats and flies ? — A sort of retrograding ; Surely the fare Of flowers is air Or sunshine sweet ; They shouldn't eat Or do aught so degrading... "
Plants and Their Children - Page 180
by Frances Theodora Parsons - 1896 - 272 pages
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The Celtic magazine, conducted by A. Mackenzie and A. MacGregor, Volume 5

Alexander Mackenzie - 1880
...guate and fliss? Who is thii wise, Who U the great " dUkirererr Not Darwin, lore, For that would provo A sort of retrograding ; Surely the fare Of flowers is air Or sunshine sweet ; They should not eat Or do aught ю degrading. Alss Ч would be Sad news to me To hear your own dear Fido...
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Freaks and Marvels of Plant Life: Or Curiosities of Vegetation

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - Plant anatomy - 1881 - 463 pages
...Can little plants Eat bugs and ants And gnats and flies ? And, if so, we feel disposed to consider it A sort of retrograding ; Surely the fare Of flowers...sunshine sweet ; They shouldn't eat, Or do aught so degrading.1 Whatever our feelings may be at first, these must give way under reflection that many yet...
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Talks Afield about Plants and the Science of Plants

Liberty Hyde Bailey - Botany - 1885 - 173 pages
...confined to scientific journals ; nearly every periodical has had something to say about it. " What 's this I hear About the new carnivora ? Can little plants...sweet; They shouldn't eat, Or do aught so degrading." Although the statement that many plants are truly carnivorous is startling, it is nevertheless verified...
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Nature Readers: Sea-side and Way-side, Book 3

Julia McNair Wright - Natural history - 1888
...it. " What's this I hear About the new carnivora? Can little plants Eat bugs and ants? Why this is retrograding! Surely the fare Of flowers is air, . Or sunshine sweet. They should not eat, Or do aught so degrading." These animal-eating plants are so made that they catch insects,...
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Sea-side and Way-side, Issue 3

Julia McNair Wright - Natural history - 1889
...it. " What's this I hear About the new carnivora? Can little plants Eat bugs and ants? Why this is retrograding ! Surely the fare Of flowers is air, Or sunshine sweet. They should not eat, Or do aught so degrading." These animal-eating plants are so made that they catch insects,...
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Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect ...

Neltje Blanchan - Wild flowers - 1900 - 415 pages
...June. Distribution — Labrador to the Rocky Mountains, south to Florida, Kentucky, and Minnesota. "What's this I hear About the new carnivora ? Can...sweet ; They shouldn't eat Or do aught so degrading ! " There must always be something shocking in the sacrifice of the higher life to the lower, of the...
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Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect ...

Neltje Blanchan - Botany - 1900 - 415 pages
...379 Distribution — Labrador to the Rocky Mountains, south to Florida, Kentucky, and Minnesota. " What's this I hear About the new carnivora? Can little...sweet ; They shouldn't eat Or do aught so degrading ! " There must always be something shocking in the sacrifice of the higher life to the lower, of the...
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Wild flowers of the North American mountains

Julia W. Henshaw - Botany - 1915 - 383 pages
...several days in succession. The Sundews grow chiefly in wet places, preferably in sphagnum bogs. " What's this I hear About the new carnivora? Can little...flowers is air, Or sunshine sweet; They shouldn't cat, Or do aught so degrading." It is perfectly true that the Sundew not only catches insects with...
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Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains

Julia Wilmotte Henshaw - Botany - 1917 - 383 pages
...several days in succession. The Sundews grow chiefly in wet places, preferably in sphagnum bogs. " What's this I hear About the new carnivora ? Can little...sweet; They shouldn't eat, Or do aught so degrading." It is perfectly true that the Sundew not only catches insects with its sticky fluid, so like a liquid...
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Wild Flowers Worth Knowing

Neltje Blanchan - Flowers - 1917 - 270 pages
...Mountains, south to Florida, Kentucky, and Minnesota. "What's this I hear About the new carnivore. ? Can little plants Eat bugs and ants And gnats and...sweet; They shouldn't eat Or do aught so degrading ! " ^There must always be something shocking in the sacrifice of the higher life to the lower, of the...
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