Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri, Volume 41

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Page 78 - For he that soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption, but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Page 137 - No man is born into the world whose work Is not born with him ; there is always work, And tools to work withal, for those who will; And blessed are the horny hands of toil ! The busy world shoves angrily aside The man who stands with arms akimbo set, Until occasion tells him what to do; clings And he who waits to have his task marked out Shall die and leave his errand unfulfilled.
Page 212 - Your voiceless lips, O flowers ! are living preachers, Each cup a pulpit, every leaf a book, Supplying to my fancy numerous teachers From loneliest nook. Floral Apostles ! that in dewy splendor "Weep without woe, and blush without a crime...
Page 312 - THE USE OF FLOWERS. GOD might have bade the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak tree, and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all.
Page 214 - SPAKE full well, in language quaint and olden, One who dwelleth by the castled Rhine, When he called the flowers, so blue and golden, Stars, that in earth's firmament do shine.
Page 214 - In all places, then, and in all seasons, Flowers expand their light and soul-like wings, Teaching us, by most persuasive reasons, How akin they are to human things. And with childlike, credulous affection We behold their tender buds expand ; Emblems of our own great resurrection, Emblems of the bright and better land.
Page 212 - I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Page 124 - That a copy of these resolutions be spread on the minutes of the class, and that they be published in The Tech.
Page 398 - If you have, put it where you cannot find it ; for we are going to water this garden with a rake ! We want you to learn, in this little garden, the first great lesson in farming, — how to save the water in the soil. If you learn that much this summer, you will know more than many old farmers do.
Page 313 - Not useless are ye, Flowers! though made for pleasure: Blooming o'er field and wave, by day and night, From every source your sanction bids me treasure Harmless delight.

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