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|There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that |
it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest ... Beaumarchais, Pierre De He
who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.
|Disinterested hunts the flower-field through, alive 049.4 Flower-fig. ... See also |
Blue-flowering. ... "Turning his name, then, flower-like o'er and o'erl 152.29 Used
to be tended, flower-like, every feature 176.33 ... Water your damned flower-pots,
do! ... He gave me 179.5 June reared that bunch of flowers you carry, 191.36
Flowers and grass spring 'neath one's feet; ... 331.47 The flowers or the weeds
343.76 Past our reach; and, in the flowers 349.47 Bloomed fables flowers on
|The story is set in a greenhouse.|
|The golden rule of successful farmer, market gardener or flower grower is the |
same, "Never let the weeds get ahead. ... We knew a man who laboriously dug
up every one of his wife's petted digitalis, so sure was he that they were mulleins.
... To break it up when in this state is to leave it in thick clods that will be like putty
while wet and like adobe brick when dry. ... A hundred cut worms will be found in
a single bed in "cut worm years," tut one or two vigorous morning hunts will
dispose of ...
|Well, now, what about you three going off by yourselves for a few minutes to see |
if you can find any other flowers," said Uncle Merry. " Go along and I ... to find
the most ! " " It's like playing hunt-the-thimble," said John, " only it's hunt-the-
flower instead ! ... Then Pat held out what he had found. ... It certainly is a
common weed," said Uncle Merry, " but it isn't horrid, though gardeners and
farmers detest it.
|But we go on weed hunts. How many flowers do we miss in the process? If you |
look long enough and hard enough, you'll find something to bellyache about. So
quit looking! The caddy missed the good, the beauty of the course, because he ...
|Two days later John Groman and his companion were in Paris, where the |
constable found an old friend in the French police, ... He had been trying to
dispose of diamonds at a shop in the Palais Royal, but the shopman had refused
to deal with him. ... It is a kind of blackbird that sings always in the same key,' he
said ; ' one knows where to find this species.' Two hours' hunt in Paris resulted
more successfully than an afternoon's hunt in London. ... If not. we can return late
in the evening.
|He stepped over the little hedge that marked the end of Mr. Tytell's property and |
then ran to catch up with his children. He saw that in a sense the ... Occasionally
they came across a spill of concrete that made a hard pool or a meandering rill,
branching like a river. Dandelions ... After ten minutes of beer-can treasure
hunting, Arthur thought of three variations, which took another half hour: find the
ugliest thing; find the weed with the most flowers on it; find the smelliest thing.
|it since it had been lost in the woods, near the Jack-in-the-pulpit flower. Yes, |
those blossoms do look like ear, rings, said Mr. Blake. They are shaped a little
like the ... Just take a good look at this jewel weed, so you will know it when you
see it again. It is almost always found near water. Some day you may want to
|Did Clare also consider 'love-in-idleness' a 'consciet', see it as a little too |
mannered and urbane? ... Early on in his 1824 flower letter, he argues about the
identity of the plant which has the vernacular name 'cuckoo': ... which is a species
of the 'Orchis' ... these is my cuckoos & the one that is found in Spring with the
blue bells is the 'pouch lipd cuckoo bud'. ... my opinion are the only cuckoo
flowers of England let the commentators of Shakspear say what they will nay
shakspear himself ...