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" 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. "
Locomotive Engineers Journal - Page 229
1907
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Golden Grain

Leigh Younge - 1915 - 220 pages
...provision for the needs of our beauty-loving eyes: "For he might have made the earth bring forth enough, enough for great and small, The oak tree, and the cedar tree, without a flower at all." "I wish there need be no thought of marriage for a long time to come," said the mother to her husband...
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Annual Report, Volume 2, Part 2

New York (State) Dept. of Agriculture - 1916
...poem by Mary Howitt, entitled The Use of Flowers in which was advanced the startling proposition that God might have made the earth bring forth Enough for...oak tree and the cedar tree Without a flower at all. The world would be empty indeed if from mountain and plain, garden and greenery, literature and song,...
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The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture, Volume 3

Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke - 1918
...children of Mother Nature bring with them happiness, or peace, or comfort. Mary Howitt says, in her Use of Flowers: God might have made the earth bring...tree, and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all. Then wherefore, wherefore were they made All dyed with rainbow light. All fashioned with supremest...
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Trees, Fruits, and Flowers of Minnesota

1910
...blight. Influence of Floral Adornment on Home Life. PROF. AE HAYNES, STATE UNIVERSITY, MINNEAPOLIS. "God might have made the earth bring forth Enough...tree and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all." Why, then, does Me create them? I think He does it because He admires their beauty. If we are made...
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Landscape Gardening

Andrew Jackson Downing - 1921 - 439 pages
...threshold of the matter, borrow a homily for them from that pure and eloquent preacher, Mary Howitt: "God might have made the earth bring forth Enough...tree and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all. * Original date of April, 1847. 247 ' "Our outward life requires them not — Then wherefore had they...
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Primary Education, Volume 15

1907
...valleys below may be teeming with bird life, even as in our fields and orchards about home. FLOWER LIFE " God might have made the earth bring forth Enough for...tree and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all." While the Indians term May the "month of green leaves," the children regard it as the "month of flowers,"...
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Primary Education, Volume 14

1906
...shoots, as delicate and beautiful as ferns. Memory Gem God might have made the earth bring forth Knough for great and small, The oak tree and the cedar tree Without a flower at all.— Sel. NOTE — Encourage the children to look for and to bring into the school-room specimens of the...
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The Children's prize [afterw.] The Prize for boys and girls [afterw.] The Prize

1863
...for evermore. 'Tis heaven ! 'tis heaven I Yes, heaven is the prize ! THE USE OF FLOWERS. Mary Howitt. 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. He might have made enough, enough - For every...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 99

1907
...in spite of myself — no doubt it was the heat — I kept thinking of such lines as these : — " God might have made the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak-tree and the cedar-tree, And not a flower at all." The woman laughed. "Who would have thought of...
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Transactions of the Illinois State Horticultural Society, Volume 17

Illinois State Horticultural Society - 1883
...the weary heart Turns in its dim despair. The meek-eyed blossom upward looks Inviting it to prayer. God might have made the earth bring forth Enough for...tree and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all. Then wherefore had they birth? • * * * * * To comfort man, to whisper hope Whene'er his laith was...
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