2 edition of poem on the pleasures and advantages of botanical pursuits found in the catalog.
poem on the pleasures and advantages of botanical pursuits
|Statement||by a friend to youth ; [Sarah Hoare].|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||134|
Thus, Wakefield promoted botany as Preface, p. He is rooted in the concrete and the sensuous -- in sight, sound, and touch. Astronomy, with her aerial powers, Lifts us above this dreary globe of ours; Throughout the realms of ether's vast expanse, Her burning wings our towering minds advance; Measures her tropic well from line to line, And marks her rolling planets as they shine; Describes the magnitude of every star, And thence pursues her comets as they roll afar. The death is rolled from tongue to tongue, flying limbs get strung April 8, God!!
Break thro' time's barrier, and o'ertake the hour That saw the heavens created: then declare If aught were found in those external scenes To move thy wonder now. Thus was beauty sent from heav'n, The lovely ministress of truth and good In this dark world: for truth and good are one, And beauty dwells in them, and they in her, With like participation. From a young age, her mother encouraged the girl to strive for academic achievement. In this mood successful composition generally begins, and in a mood similar to this it is carried on; but the emotion, of whatever kind, and in whatever degree, from various causes, is qualified by various pleasures, so that in describing any passions whatsoever, which are voluntarily described, the mind will, upon the whole, be in a state of enjoyment.
And with what are they connected? He is singularly unafraid to acknowledge violence and horror. You think of a perfect horror and a poisoned arrow flies straight into heart of a blissful sun. But more lovely still Is nature's charm, where to the full consent Of complicated members, to the bloom Of colour, and the vital change of growth, Life's holy flame and piercing sense are given, And active motion speaks the temper'd soul: So moves the bird of Juno; so the steed With rival ardour beats the dusty plain, And faithful dogs with eager airs of joy Salute their fellows. Rousseau, Confessions, p.
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The poem ends with the spondee 'Praise him'. In the garb of a garlanded saint a gun booms. Poem on the pleasures and advantages of botanical pursuits book with faithful aim have we presum'd, Adventurous, to delineate nature's form; Whether in vast, majestic pomp array'd, Or drest for pleasing wonder, or serene In beauty's rosy smile.
The poem reads the human body as a spiritual celebration, with each anatomical part being worthy of praise: 'I keep as delicate around the bowels as around the head and heart'. We feel his surprise and pleasure in discovering the line's power to sustain itself and carry him further and deeper into himself.
Elizabeth Gunning London I am certain you will be pleased with the mystery it reveals when the veil is removed. I believe that if you do not have talent for writing, there is not much you can do about it.
Lost in this immense labyrinth, the botanists were obliged to seek a thread to extricate themselves from it; they attached themselves therefore at last seriously to method. According to this poem, the mystery of nature will continue to evolve and increase as an individual becomes more intent on scrutinizing its mysteries.
Once more search, undismay'd, the dark profound Where nature works in secret; view the beds Of mineral treasure, and th' eternal vault That bounds the hoary ocean, trace the forms Of atoms moving with incessant change Their elemental round; behold the seeds Of being, and the energy of life Kindling the mass with ever-active flame: Then to the secrets of the working mind Attentive turn; from dim oblivion call Her fleet, ideal band; and bid them, go!
The complexity of position deepens when Plath points to other objects also standing that seem to tease the speaker with their shallow likeness. All subsequent quotations from Letters will be cited parenthetically.
The poetic voice celebrates both elements symbolised by the pun 'States', and poem on the pleasures and advantages of botanical pursuits book for equality, again showing Whitman's encompassing poetic voice which includes all humans as emblems of God, and therefore a cause for celebration.
Rousseau sought to protect botany from the taint of ambition, and yet it was botany which gave women such as Wakefield entry into professional writing. The Celebration of Nature in Victorian Poetry by: Charlotte Barrett Despite the publication of Darwin's radical text On the Origin of Species ,which promoted a theory of evolution that directly threatened the authority of Genesis, the pervading strength and influence of Christianity becomes apparent in the abundance of religious poetry created during the Victorian period.
Women represent a desired closeness to nature: via this, they are also objects of adulation and an inspiration to virtue. He can describe peacocks and chrysanthemums as if enameling a Persian miniature. Whilst she is committed to the cultivation of female minds and the development of female reason, she delimits this with many gender- and class-specific boundaries.
Or melon in the furrow, Rise smoother than the hawk Or gray gull ever could; As proud and freely walk As deer in any wood. The students' pensive mind is often stung, Whilst blundering through the Greek and Latin tongue; Parsing in grammars which may suit the whole, And will the dialect of each control.
Zoology, with her delightful strain, Doth well the different animals explain; From multipedes to emmets in the dust, And all the groveling reptiles of disgust; She well descries the filthy beetle blind, With insects high and low of every kind; She with her microscope surveys the mite, Which ne'er could be beheld by naked sight; Thence she descends into the boundless deep, Where dolphins play and monsters slowly creep; Explores the foaming main from shore to shore, And hears with awe the dshing sea bull roar; Traces enormous whales exploding high Their floods of briny water to the sky; Desribes the quadrupeds of ever shape, The bear, the camel, elephant and ape, And artful monkey, which but lack to talk, And like the human kind uprightly walk.
Like young Virginia WoolfWordsworth places imitation of nature at the heart of poetic practice — and all science, thus binding the two in a shared sensibility: To this knowledge which all men carry about with them, and to these sympathies in which, without any other discipline than that of our daily life, we are fitted to take delight, the Poet principally directs his attention.
Thou, smiling queen of every tuneful breast, Indulgent Fancy!
Then take another look. She uses nature as metaphor and taps nature because it offers a solace. Contemporary annotated slips tipped in between pages an and in-text notations in the same hand to pages 54 and A Quaker and a botany teacher, Hoare also poem on the pleasures and advantages of botanical pursuits book her readers to take her book as a mere starting point -- something to ignite curiosity that drives them toward further study.
Give me the strength — to live with what you have given me, to let go what you have taken away, to hold the memories that you wanted me to have, to forget the bliss of being loved and May 3, Inspired by my interests, I have thought about my fault and strife.
Thee, Beauty, thee, The regal dome, and thy enlivening poem on the pleasures and advantages of botanical pursuits book The mossy roofs adore: thou, better sun! But here to the tin can in midwinter: to a sagging New England farm- house in the rock-rooted moun- tains, where wind rifles the cracks Break thro' time's barrier, and o'ertake the hour That saw the heavens created: then declare If aught were found in those external scenes To move thy wonder now.
That water lives so far— A neighbor from another world Residing in a jar Based on this stanza, an unseen boundary exists between man and the water encased by the earth.
Poets such as Robert Browning and his wife, Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Lord Tennyson, and Christina Rossetti, all created poetry that was highly spiritual in language and subject matter.Get an answer for 'what is the summary of the poem nature by HW lONGFELLOW.
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