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Page 160 - There is something in Spenser that pleases one as strongly in old age as it did in one's youth. I read the Faerie Queene, when I was about twelve, with infinite delight; and I think it gave me as much, when I read it over about a year or two ago."— Spence's Anecdotes.
Page 21 - Residence, or of a situation on which to form one ; the Arrangement and Furnishing of the House ; and the Laying-out, Planting, and general Management of the Garden and Grounds ; the whole adapted for grounds from one perch to fifty acres and upwards in extent ; intended for the instruction of those who know little of Gardening or Rural Affairs, and more particularly for the use of Ladies.
Page 20 - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AGRICULTURE: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and of the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable productions of Agriculture...
Page 21 - LOUDON.— AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COTTAGE, FARM, AND VILLA ARCHITECTURE and FURNITURE. Containing Designs for Cottages, Villas, Farm Houses, Farmeries, Country Inns, Public Houses, Parochial Schools, etc.
Page 303 - Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, Or abide by thy crib? Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? Or will he harrow the valleys after thee?
Page 16 - DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF A NEW METHOD of PLANTING and MANAGING the ROOTS of GRAPE VINES. By CLEMENT HOARE, Author of " A Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls.
Page 8 - Blair's Chronological and Historical Tables, from the Creation to the present time : With Additions and Corrections from the most authentic Writers ; including the Computation of St. Paul, as connecting the Period from the Exode to the Temple.
Page 21 - Roads, and other Rural Works, Minerals, and Woods. By David Low, Esq. FR.SE etc., anthor of "Elements of Practical Agriculture,
Page 25 - Professor Owen's Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals, delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1844 and 1846.
Page 124 - tis and ever was my wish and way To let all flowers live freely, and all die (Whene'er their Genius bids their souls depart) Among their kindred in their native place. I never pluck the rose; the violet's head Hath shaken with my breath upon its bank And not reproacht me ; the ever-sacred cup Of the pure lily hath between my hands Felt safe, unsoil'd, nor lost one grain of gold.