I have to wait here all night until she returns, and then give her a lotion of aniseed and laurel-leaves to restore her to her proper shape."
Johnny Appleseed and other poems.
Mr. Tennyson, as he then was, endeavoured to revive the patriotic spirit of his countrymen by publishing Hands all Round--a poem which had the supreme honour of being quoted in the House of Commons by Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett.
This habit of the younger g. of scattering 'darlings' about like birdseed is one that I deprecate.
I could well understand that Edith Herndon's love for her father would compel her to sacrifice herself if she saw the aged Professor in front of the great stone centipede, and that might happen at any moment now that Leith considered that he had disposed of all active opposition.
As early as 1830, furthermore a beginning was made in extracting cottonseed oil for use both in painting and illumination, and also in utilizing the by-product of cottonseed meal as a cattle feed.
~The Diligence of the Young Wife of an Officer~ She gathers fast the large duckweed, From valley stream that southward flows; And for the pondweed to the pools Left on the plains by floods she goes.
A hot flaxseed poultice may be needed for several days.
Whether it was a crucifixion, or a congress of the swan with Leda, or a rape of Ganymede, or the murder of Holofernes in his tent, or the birth of Eve, he sought to seize the central point in the situation, and to accentuate its significance by the inexhaustible means at his command for giving plastic form to an idea.
GOODSPEED, STEPHEN S., executor of the Estate of Edgar J. Goodspeed.
Crushed linseed, linseed and bran, or linseed-cake dust are among the best.
In June the leaning towers of the white milkweed are jeweled over with red and gold beetles, climbing dizzily.
It seemed to follow, that the earliest opportunity consistent with their own condition, should be taken to free those unhappy beings, the victims of our sordid cruelty; and all the more to be pitied, as we were all the more to be blamed, because one result of our transgression was the having placed them in so unnatural a position, that their enemies might seem to be furnished with an argument more plausible than sound, drawn from the Negro's supposed unfitness for immediate emancipation.
Within the fence everything is an impenetrable thicket of weeds and vines--blackberry, thistle, ironweed, pokeweed, elder, golden-rod.
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The local constable was applied to, and he at once instituted a house-to-house search, and at the same time advised the people to burn all the bucalauns (ragweed) on the field she vanished from, because bucalauns are sacred to the faeries.
The bottom is strewed with sand, on which are cast rapeseed, chickweed, and such other food as they like.
Among the more prominent owners of the present time are the Baroness Campbell von Laurentz, whose Rosemead Laura and Una are of superlative merit alike in outline, colour, style, length of head, and grace of action; Mrs. Florence Scarlett, whose Svelta, Saltarello, and Sola are almost equally perfect; Mrs. Matthews, the owner of Ch.
And so on, each finding, as he or she sniffed at the seaweed, the windows of memory opening out on to the foam of summer seas.
Though we have every reason to believe that ballads of Siegfried the dragon killer, of Siegfried and Kriemhild, and of the destruction of the Nibelungs existed in Germany, yet these ballads are no longer to be seen in our poem.