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Page 96 - GOD might have made the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak-tree and the cedar-tree, Without a flower at all.
Page 81 - Let us take it then •as the type of all true art in landscape gardening — which selects from natural materials that abound in any country, its best sylvan features, and by giving them a better opportunity than they could otherwise obtain, brings about a higher beauty of development and a more perfect expression than nature itself offers.
Page 51 - Horticulture is defined as the most perfect method of tilling the earth so as to produce the best results, whether the products are objects of utility or of beauty. Literally it means gardening, gardening for pleasure and gardening for profit, gardening of every kind and in every place. Caring for the cheap plants in the window of the poor laboring man's cottage, and...
Page 81 - Here everything that could be desired in gardens •was presented to their eyes in one landscape, and yet without contradiction or confusion, — flowers, fruits, water, sunny hills, descending woods, retreats into corners and grottos: and what put the last loveliness upon the scene was, that the art which did all was nowhere discernible.
Page 81 - You might have supposed (so exquisitely was the wild and the cultivated united) that all had somehow happened, not been contrived. It seemed to be the art of Nature herself; as though, in a fit of playfulness, she had imitated her imitator. But the temperature of the place, if nothing else, was plainly the work of magic, for blossoms and fruit abounded at the same time. The ripe and the budding fig grew on the same bough ; green apples were clustered upon those with red cheeks ; the vines in one...
Page 95 - I seek to remind you of the ancient truth that the life is more than meat and the body than raiment.
Page 77 - It could lie done without interfering with the traffic in the State, and it would give you a speedway there that would be unsurpassed, and would lead up to within a reasonable distance of both the Oak Ridge and the Paducah atomic bomb plants. Mr. Chairman, I will be glad to answer any questions if you have any to ask, if not, I want you to hear my distinguished Senator here. Senator Stennis. STATEMENT OF HON. JOHN C. STENNIS, A UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI ACQUISITION OF RIGHTS-OF-WAY...
Page 98 - On motion, the thanks of the Society were tendered to the president and secretary of the Missouri State Horticultural Society for their presence and assistance during the meeting.
Page 68 - Major Sankey* reported that the percentage of the whole area of Mysore under the tank system was 59.7, while the total area of the state is 27,300 square miles.
Page 69 - ... the ordinary pumps are hardly met with in the most important and oldest establishments. All these machines and their installation differ nothing from those which are found all over the world; it is then useless to describe them. According to the statistics collected by the ministry of public works there were in 1882, in the whole of Lower Egypt, 2,500 machines representing a total of 25,000 horse-power, among which three hundred and sixty permanent machines have a total of 6,000 horse-power.

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