Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society

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Стр. 62 - Ah, why • Should we, in the world's riper years, neglect God's ancient sanctuaries, and adore Only among the crowd, and under roofs That our frail hands have raised ? Let me, at least, Here, in the shadow of this aged wood, Offer one hymn — thrice happy, if it find Acceptance in His ear.
Стр. 62 - Father, Thy hand Hath reared these venerable columns. Thou Didst weave this verdant roof. Thou didst look down Upon the naked earth, and forthwith rose All these fair ranks of trees.
Стр. 73 - The mother in her office holds the key of the soul; and she it is who stamps the coin of character, and makes the being who would be a savage but for her gentle cares, a Christian man ! Then crown her queen of the world.
Стр. 6 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of...
Стр. 73 - SPRINGS are little things, but they are sources of large streams ; a helm is a little thing, but it governs the course of the ship...
Стр. 61 - Indians are accustomed to pour spirits and mate into a certain hole, and likewise to smoke upwards, thinking thus to afford all possible gratification to Walleechu. To complete the scene, the tree was surrounded by the bleached bones of horses which had been slaughtered as sacrifices. All Indians of every age and sex make their offerings; they then think that their horses will not tire, and that they themselves shall be prosperous.
Стр. 110 - The hills are dearest which our childish feet Have climbed the earliest ; and the streams most sweet Are ever those at which our young lips drank Stooped to their waters o'er the grassy bank.
Стр. 175 - Resolved, That the thanks of this society are hereby tendered to the several railroad companies for their courtesy in granting reduced rates to members in attendance at this meeting.
Стр. 137 - ... logic can prevail, success silences. First give woman, if you dare, the alphabet, then summon her to her career : and though men, ignorant and prejudiced, may oppose its beginnings, they will at last fling around her conquering footsteps more lavish praises than ever greeted the opera's idol, — more perfumed flowers than ever wooed, with intoxicating fragrance, the fairest butterfly of the ball-room.
Стр. 61 - The tree itself is low, much branched, and thorny: just above the root it has a diameter of about three feet. It stands by itself without any neighbour, and was indeed the first tree we saw; afterwards we met with a few others of the same kind, but they were far from common. Being winter the tree had...

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