The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 5; Volume 10

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Luthur Tucker, 1855

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Page 334 - All Nature is but art, unknown to thee All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Page 304 - Look on this beautiful world, and read the truth In her fair page ; see, every season brings New change, to her, of everlasting youth ; Still the green soil, with joyous living things, Swarms, the wide air is full of joyous wings, And myriads, still, are happy in the sleep Of ocean's azure gulfs, and where he flings The restless surge. Eternal Love doth keep In his complacent arms, the earth, the air, the deep.
Page 278 - Ephron the silver, which he had named 'in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant. And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Page 547 - Jock, when ye hae naething else to do, ye may be aye sticking in a tree ; it will be growing, Jock, when ye're sleeping...
Page 119 - A mighty one has fallen ! Our elder brother, New Hampshire's favorite son, is no more ! All that was mortal of Daniel Webster, the great American expounder of constitutional authority and national rights, has been consigned to the bosom of his mother earth ! The loss to us, to the country and the world, is irreparable. The whole nation mourns ; our city is hung in the drapery of woe, and " the mourners go about the streets.
Page 231 - Needless to say, responsibility for the interpretations and views presented in this paper remain entirely my own. *I would like to dedicate this paper to the memory of Miguel Sidrauski. His untimely death in August 1968 was a great loss, not only to his family and friends, but to the economics profession in general — and particularly to the development of monetary theory. Though I do not think Miguel had a strong interest in the history of doctrine, I hope that — as a Chicago graduate — he...
Page 11 - To be a person of taste, it seems necessary, that one have, first, a lively and correct imagination; secondly, the power of distinct apprehension; thirdly, the capacity of being easily, strongly, and agreeably affected, with sublimity, beauty, harmony, exact imitation, etc.; fourthly, sympathy, or sensibility of heart; and, fifthly, judgment, or good sense, which is the principle thing, and may not very improperly be said to comprehend all the rest.
Page 24 - All good color is in some degree pensive, the loveliest is melancholy, and the purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.
Page 226 - The noble writer who is at once the warmest and most learned admirer of Grecian architecture, will best instruct them how to profit by the contemplation of its excellence. ' These models should be imitated not with the timid and servile hand of a copyist : but their beauties should be transferred to our soil, preserving at the same time a due regard to the changes of customs and manners, to the difference of our climate, and to the condition of modern society. In this case it would not be so much...
Page 9 - So long as men are forced to dwell in log huts and follow a hunter's life, we must not be surprised at lynch law and the use of the bowie knife. But, when smiling lawns and tasteful cottages begin to embellish a country, we know that order and culture are established.

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