10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUXURIANCY»
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An economical history of the Hebrides and highlands of Scotland
Thus we find that luxuriancy in one part of a plant tends to render it less luxuriant
in another ; which may be further exemplified in the case of the potatoe. The first
cultivation of the potatoe in Britain began in Lancashire, and this county has ever
Medical essays and observations
... Instrument does not here magnify so much by increasing the Angle under
which they are seen, as it diminishes by uniting the Rays at the Retina, and by
that means correcting the Luxuriancy of the Picture : Nor is it any solid Objection
to this, ...
A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision. ...
... diminishes that of the Stars; for this optical Instrument does not here magnify so
much by increasing the Angle under which they are seen, as it diminishes by
uniting the Rays at the Retina, and by that means correcting the Luxuriancy of the
William Porterfield, G. Hamilton ((Edimburgo)), John Balfour ((Edimburgo)), 1759
Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres. Vol. 1 [-3] By Hugh ...
We should then have something to amuse us, at least, if we found little to instruct
us. But the worst is, that with. those frothy writers, it is a luxuriancy of words, not of
fancy. We see a labored attempt to rise to a splendor of composition, of which ...
The Annual Register: World Events .... 1796 (1813)
At present, the paa tri-vialis grows naturally in the greatest luxuriancy 'on every
part where the saline particles are not in too large aquantity: the appearance of
this grals is a sure indication of the soil having parted with a. large proportion of
Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres
But the worst is, that with those frothy writers, it is a luxuriancy of words, not of
fancy. We see a laboured attempt to rise to a splendour of composition, of which
they have formed to themselves some loose idea ; but having no strength of
Elegant Extracts: Or Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose
"In youth, I wish to see luxuriancy of fancy appear. Much of it will be diminished
by years; " much will be corrected by ripening judgment ; some of it, by the mere
practice of composition, will "be worn away. Let there be only sufficient matter, ...
The Universal Gardener and Botanist: or, a general ...
That, therefore, where a general luxuriancy prevails, while under the course of
training or after, it is adviseable in the work of pruning to use the knife with
moderation, in regard to thinning and shortening, and rather humour the trees
Thomas Mawe, John Abercrombie, 1778
Professor Cullen's Treatise of the Materia Medica: With ...
The luxuriancy of composition would seem to have been at its height about this
time in the hands of Andromachus senior; and it affords a certain proof of the very
slow progress of discernment in the business of the materia medica, that even to
William Cullen, Benjamin Smith Barton, 1812
A Treatise of the Materia Medica
William Cullen. ed. Together with all this, we find the same study of poisons and
antidotes, and the same injudicious luxuriancy of composition, which has
disgraced the prescriptions of physicians ever since. * From this writer we
perceive, that ...