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akin ancient Apennines appears applied Arcangeli August authorities Avena bees berries blossoms branches called clear cloth colour Columella comes common covers cultivated describes doubt early England English feet Flower followed former fruit garden gathered gave give grafted Greek green ground grow grown habit Hedera held Hyacinthus implies Italian name Italy July June kind known least leaves less lily March Martyn means mention native naturalized olive origin passage pear perhaps phrase places plant Pliny poets probably produced purple reason reed refers Roman roots rose says scent seeds seems seen sense shrub soil sometimes southern speaks species spring stand stem summer supposed tells Theocritus Theophrastus timber tree usually varieties viii vines Virgil Virgil's epithet wild winter wood yellow
Página 57 - ... talia dum vero memorantur Apollinis ore, ecce cruor, qui fusus humo signaverat herbas, 210 desinit esse cruor, Tyrioque nitentior ostro flos oritur formamque capit, quam lilia, si non purpureus color his, argenteus esset in illis. non satis hoc Phoebo est (is enim fuit auctor honoris): ipse suos gemitus foliis inscribit, et AI AI 215 flos habet inscriptum, funestaque littera ducta est.
Página 137 - Sedibus optatis g.eminae super arbore sidunt, Discolor unde auri per ramos aura refulsit. Quale solet silvis brumali frigore viscum Fronde virere nova, quod non sua seminal arbos, Et croceo fetu teretes circumdare truncos : Talis erat species auri frondentis opaca Ilice; sic leni crepitabat bractea vento.
Página 59 - Lilium floribus reflexis,' or Martagon, and perhaps may be that very species which we call Imperial Martagon. The flowers of most sorts of martagons have many spots of a deeper colour : and sometimes I have seen these spots run together in such a manner as to form the letters AI in several places.