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" Here are sweet peas, on tip-toe for a flight: With wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white, And taper fingers catching at all things, To bind them all about with tiny rings. "
Flora's Interpreter, Or The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments - Page 121
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1832 - 223 pages
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 8; Volume 26

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1817 - 738 pages
...sweet-peas, on tiptoe for a flight With wfoga of gentle flush o'er delicate white, Y 2 And taper fingere catching at all things, To bind them all about with tiny rings.' There is certainly considerable taste and sprightliness in some parts of this description, aní the...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 17

1853 - 640 pages
...DICOTYLEDONS. SUB-CLASS II. CALYCIFLOR.E. Order XXII. Leguminosae, or the Pea Tribe. " HERE are sweet-peas on tiptoe for a flight, With wings of gentle flush...things, To bind them all about with tiny rings." KEATS. THIS large and most interesting order has representatives in almost every region of the temperate and...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - 1823 - 498 pages
...Flying-flowers ; and indeed they are always produced in the finest flower-gardens." " Here are sweet-peas 6n tip-toe for a flight, With wings of gentle flush,...things To bind them all about with tiny rings." KEATS. In his Calendar of Nature Mr. Hunt speaks of Sweetpeas, as looking like butterflies turned to flowers....
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - 1825 - 516 pages
...Flying-flowers ; and indeed they are always produced in the finest flower-gardens." " Here are sweet-peas on tip-toe for a flight, With wings of gentle flush,...things To bind them all about with tiny rings." KEATS. In his Calendar of Nature Mr. Hunt speaks of Sweetpeas, as looking like butterflies turned to flowers....
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - 1825 - 414 pages
...DELICATE PLEASURE. SWEET-PEA.—Lathyrus Odoratus. " Here are sweet-peas on tip-toe for a flight, The wings of gentle flush, o'er delicate white, And taper...things To bind them all about with tiny rings." Keats. From the charms this flower displays both in fragrance and colour has arisen the emblem. " These delicacies,...
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Flora Historica: Or, The Three Seasons of the British Parterre ..., Volume 2

Henry Phillips - 1829 - 442 pages
...Lathyrua Odoratus. Natural Order Papilionacei, or Lrguminosee. A Genus of the Diadclphia Decandria Class. Here are Sweet Peas on tiptoe for a flight, With wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white, And taper lingers catching at all things, To bind them all about with tiny rings. KEATS. THE Sweet Pea, the emblem...
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The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits

Young lady - 1829 - 542 pages
...and white Garden Pea (Lathyrus odoratus), which gardeners call the Painted Lady : — Here are iweet peas on tip-toe for a flight; With wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white. Painted Lady is a name very commonly given to red and white flowers. Some of the Pinks are so called...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1832 - 338 pages
...blue, lilac, rose, white, etc., all in the same flower. It is much cultivated by the market florists. Here are Sweet Peas, on tip-toe for a flight, With...wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white, And taper 6ngen catching at all things, To bind them all about, with tiny rings. Keats. PEACH BLOSSOM. (For Amygdalus,...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 264 pages
...rose, white, etc., all in the same dower. It is much cultivated by the market florists. Here are tweet peas, on tip-toe for a flight, With wings of gentle...white, And taper fingers catching at all things, To blnd them all about, with tiny rings. Kcati. PEA, WlLD. VETCH, OE VtCtA. (See note on Pea, everlasting.)...
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Flora's Interpreter, Or, The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1838 - 282 pages
...rich in coloring—blue, lilac, rose, white, etc., all in the same flower, very fragrant. DEPARTURE. Here are Sweet Peas, on tiptoe for a flight, With...all things, To bind them all about with tiny rings. SENTIMENT. I must go o'er the sea to other lands: It is the call of duty ; but fear not, Keats. I shall...
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