Flora's Interpreter, and Fortuna Flora

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General Books, 2013 - 60 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...When brightly from the urn of Time Life's golden moments fell, Thou wert a peri to my eyes, Sent from Love's own sweet paradise, In my young heart to dwell. Sentiment. PEONY. Class IS. Orders. Native of Switzerland, and Pctonid. t'le Alps. Root perennial. Flowers double, crimson color, and very superb. ANGER. Pmonia round each fiery ring unfurls, Bared to the noon's bright blaze her sanguine curls Evans. Sentiment. The wildest ills that darken fife, Are rapture to the bosom's strife; The tempest, in its blackest form, Is beauty to the bosom's storm; The ocean, lashed to fury loud, Its high wave mingling with the cloud, Is peaceful, sweet serenity, To anger's dark and stormy sea. J. W. Eastburnt. Periwinkle, Blue. Vinca, minor. Class 5. Order 1. Native of Egypt, but naturalized in Europe. Flowers deep blue, white in the centre--scentless. Leaves evergreen--perennial. EARLY AND SINCERE FRIENDSHIP. In France, the Periwinkle is esteemed the emblem of sincere friendship. Where captivates the sky-blue Periwinkle Under the' cottage eaves. a Hurdis. Sentiment. Hast thou forgot, friend of my better days, Hast thou forgot the early innocent joys Of our remotest childhood--when our lives Were linked in one, and our young hearts bloomed out Like violet bells, upon the self-same stem, Pouring the dewy odors of life's spring Into each other's bosom--all the bright And sorrowful thoughts of a confiding love, And intermingled vows, and blossoming hopes Of future good, and infant dreams of bliss, Budding and breathing sunnily about them, As crimson-spotted cups, in spring-time, hang On all the delicate fibres of the vine? B. B. Thatcher Pp I WINKLE, white Or red. Class S. Order. 1. Native fined, rosea. of the East Indies. It flow 'ers the greatest...

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