Botany for Beginners: An Introduction to Mrs. Lincoln's Lectures on Botany : for the Use of Common Schools and the Younger Pupils of Higher Schools and Academies

F.J. Huntington and Mason Brothers, 1854 - 216 sider

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Side 44 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known; In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Side 57 - No tree in all the grove but has its charms, Though each its hue peculiar; paler some, And of a wannish gray; the willow such, And poplar, that with silver lines his leaf, And ash far stretching his umbrageous arm; Of deeper green the elm; and deeper still, Lord of the woods, the long-surviving oak...
Side 52 - ... and hear the stormy wind howling among the trees, and raving over the plain. It is my best season for devotion : my mind is wrapt up in a kind of enthusiasm to Him, who, in the pompous language of the Hebrew bard, ' walks on the wings of the wind.
Side 201 - Limb. The border or spreading part of a monopetalous corolla. Lin'ear. Long and narrow with parallel sides as the leaves of grasses. Lip. The under petal in a labiate corolla.
Side 186 - Albur'num. (From allius, white.) The soft white substance which in trees is found between the liber, or inner bark, and the wood, and becoming solid, in progress of time is converted into wood. From its colour and comparative softness, it has been styled the fat of trees. It is called the...
Side 84 - Jlment, or catkin, is an assemblage of flowers composed of scales and stamens, arranged along a common thread-like receptacle ; as in the Chestnut and Willow.
Side 189 - Biter'nate. Twice ternate. The petiole supporting three ternate leaves. Bi'valve. Two valved. Border. The brim or spreading part of a corolla. Bot'rus.
Side 207 - Sca'rious. Having a thin membranous margin. Scattered. Standing without any regular order. Scions. Shoots proceeding laterally from the roots or bulb of a root.
Side 31 - Class 1. Monandria . 2. Diandria 3. Triandria 4. Tetrandria . 5. Pentandria . 6. Hexandria . 7. Heptandria . 8. Octandria 9. Enneandria . 10. Decandria 11.
Side 7 - You have been so long engaged upon a certain set of studies, that I perceive they have become tiresome; I think of introducing a new study into school ; to-morrow I shall give a lecture on Botany ; you may bring with you all the wild lilies, (or all the violets. or anv kind of common flower,) that you can find in the fields — m the mean time, here is a

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