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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 341

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Author

A Lady

Title

Flora and Thalia, or, Gems of flowers and poetry : being an alphabetical arrangement of flowers, with appropriate poetical illustrations, embellished with coloured plates / by a lady.

Imprint

London: Henry Washbourne, 1835. Printed by Bradbury and Evans…Late T. Davidson

Call number

WPRP 341

Physical Description

xii, 200, [4] p., [26] leaves of plates: ill. (lithographs); 14 cm.

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 82.

Notes

Publisher's advertisements:[2] p. at end.

Epigraph

  "Not a Tree,
                   A Plant, a Leaf, a Blossom, but contains
                   A folio volume"

Online copy

CU Digital Library

Contents

INTRODUCTORY POEMS

AN ODE TO SPRING

GRAY 1

APRIL

CLARE 3

THE GREENHOUSE

COWPER 5

GARDENING

COOPER 7

THE GARDEN

THOMSON 9

THE CHAPLET

RICHARDSON 11

THE CLOSE OF SPRING

SMITH 12

MAY

DARWIN 13

THE SUMMER'S CALL

MRS. HEMANS 13

SUMMER – THE TROPICS

THOMSON 15

SUMMER MORNING

MILTON 16

INVITATION TO SOLITUDE

THOMSON 16

THE PARTING OF SUMMER

MRS. HEMANS 17

AUTUMN

THOMSON 18

L' AUTUMNE

DE LAMARTINE 19

WINTER

THOMSON 20

DECEMBER

SCOTT 20

THE SEASONS

HERVEY 21

CHOICE OF SEASONS

MONTGOMERY 22

FLORA ALPHABETICA WITH POETICAL ILLUSTRATIONS

ANEMONE PRATENSIS PLATE A

25-7

BLUE OR HAREBELL

NON SCRIPTUS 28-31

CHRISTMAS ROSE

HELLEBORUS NIGER 32-5

DAHLIA

PLATE D DAHLIA GEORGINA 36-8

EVENING PRIMROSE

ORNOTHERA 39-43

FOXGLOVE

PLATE F DIGITALIS PURPUREA 44-7

GILLYFLOWER (STOCK) PLATE G

47-50

HEKIOTROPE OR TURNSOLE PLATE H HELIOTROPIUM

51-2

IRIS, THE PURPLE

IRIS SUBBIFLORA 53-4

JASMINE

PLATE J JASMINUM 55-60

KING-CUP OR MEADOW CROWFOOT

PLATE K RANUNCULUS ACRIS 61-2

LAVENDER

PLATE L LAVANDULA SPICA 63-6

MEZEREON

PLATE M DAPHNE MEZEREUM 67-9

NARCISSUS

PLATE N NARCISSUS TAZETTA 70-73

ORCHIS

PLATE O ORCHIS 73-6

PINK, THE CLOVE

DIANTHUS

CARYOPHYLLUS 77-9

QUINCE

PLATE Q PYRUS CYDONIA 80-2

ROSE, THE PROVENCE PLATE R

82-98

SOLOMON'S SEAL

CONVALLARIA

TOBACCO

PLATE T NICOTIANA TABACUM 103-4

UVA URSI, (BEAR BERRY) PLATE U

105-6

VIOLET PANSEY OR THREE COLORED VIOLET

VIOLA TRICOLOR 107-19

WALL-FLOWER

PLATE W C. CHEIRI 120-9

YELLOW WATER-FLAG PLATE Y

130-4

ZEDOARY

PLATE Z ZEDOARY 135-6

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS

TO A MOUNTAIN DAISY

BURNS 139

BANKS OF DEVON

BURNS 142

VERS A MADAME DE Ch***

DE ST. LAMBERT 143

FADING FLOWERS

WESLEY 144

MOTHER'S DIRGE OVER HER CHILD

MOIR 145

TO ----

BYRON 148

THE NOSEGAY

OLD SONG 149

AUX FLEURS

DELILLE 149

TO AN EARLY PRIMROSE

KIRKE WHITE 151

THE BUD OF THE ROSE

OLD SONG 152

MORTE DE DARDINELLO

ARIOSTO 152

FIELD FLOWERS

CAMPBELL 155

THE SUN-FLOWER

THOMSON 153

THE SNOW-DROP

BARBAULD 153

A CHRISTMAS WREATH

TWAMLEY 154

A DAISY'S OFFERING

154

THE PURPOSE OF FLOWERS

MARTIN 156

LA FARFALLA SULLA ROSA

BERTOLA 157

THE DIAL OF FLOWERS

HEMANS 158

COWSLIP AND ROSE

PRIOR 159

THE DAISY IN INDIA

MONTGOMERY 160

FLOWERS OF THE FIELD PROVE GOD'S EXISTANCE

DR. GOOD 162

A HAPPY COUNTRY DWELLING

163

CHILD AND FLOWERS

HEMANS 164

LOVE'S WREATH

MOORE 166

TO MAKE AN HORTUS SICCUS

167

THE MARYGOLD

WITHERS 170

TO THE CROCUS

PATTERSON 171

LE LODE DEGLI POMI

ALMSNNI DEL. COL. 172

LINES TO A YOUNG LADY

R. PATTERSON 173

SPRING AND SUMMER FLOWERS

175

POETICAL PORTRAIT

JEWSBURY 176

LA BRANCHE D' AMANDIER

DE LAMARTINE 177

THE PRIMROSE

HERRICK 179

BRING FLOWERS

HEMANS 179

THE CELANDINE

WORDSWORTH 181

SUR DES (EILLETS ARROSES PAR LE GRANDE CONDE)

DE SCUDERY 182

LE MATIN

VICTOR HUGO 183

NIGHT-SCENTED FLOWERS

HEMANS 184

ON PLANTING A TULIP ROOT

185

THE WREATH

S.J. 187

ON THE LILY

SEVERAL 188

THE BLUE HAREBELL

TWAMLEY 189

ON A TIME-PIECE

SACRED OFFERING 191

LILY OF THE VALLEY

BISHOP MANT 192

THE SNOW DROP

WORDSWORTH 195

TO A PRIMROSE

CARRINGTON 196

APRIL FLOWERS

BISHOP MANT 197

THE DEATH OF FLOWERS

CAROLINE BOWLES 199