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1849532605
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A Gardener's Miscellany

A Gardener's Miscellany

by Isobel Carlson

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$15.95

Overview

Garden lovers everywhere will be inspired by this miscellany of quotations, poems, and beautiful prose celebrating the natural world

"What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome."  —A. J. Balfour

From Jane Austen to Rudyard Kipling, this charming collection covers every aspect of horticulture, from the simple satisfaction of harvesting produce to admiring the humble daisy.



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ISBN-13: 9781849532600
Publisher: Summersdale
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Isobel Carlson is the author of Trugs, Dibbers, Trowels and Twine; Words from the Garden; and Words of Love.

Table of Contents

Joseph Addison 11

Louisa May Alcott 12

Elizabeth von Arnim 14

Minnie Aumônier 16

Jane Austen 18

Alfred Austin 20

Jane Goodwin Austin 21

Sir Francis Bacon 22

A. J. Balfour 27

Elizabeth Barrett Browning 28

Henry Ward Beecher 30

William Blake 31

Eleanor Vere Boyle 32

Robert Bridges 34

Henry Bright 37

Anne Brontë 38

Charlotte Brontë 40

Emily Bronte 42

William Browne 47

William Cullen Bryant 48

John Bunyan 50

Frances Hodgson Burnett 52

Robert Burns 54

Lewis Carroll 56

John Clare 58

William Cobbett 59

Sara Coleridge 60

William Cowper 62

Charles Dickens 63

Emily Dickinson 64

Benjamin Disraeli 66

George Eliot 68

Henry Ellacombe 70

H. L. V. Fletcher 71

John Gardener 72

Elizabeth Gaskell 74

Stella Gibbons 76

Abraham L. Gruber 78

Dorothy Frances Gurney 80

Thomas Hardy. 81

Nathaniel Hawthorne 82

Robert Herrick 83

Victor Hugo 86

Henry James 87

Henry Jones 90

John Keats 92

Joyce Kilmer 94

Henry King, Bishop of Chichester 96

Rudyard Kipling 98

D. H. Lawrence 100

Claire Leighton 101

John Claudius Loudon 102

Katherine Mansfield 105

Andrew Marvell 106

John Milton 110

Mary Russell Mitford 111

Thomas More 112

William Morris 114

Elizabeth Murray 115

E. Nesbit 116

Alexander Pope 119

Marcel Proust 120

John Ray 122

Humphry Repton 123

Christina Rossetti 125

John Ruskin 128

William Shakespeare 130

Percy Bysshe Shelley 132

Song of Solomon 133

Walafrid Strabo 134

Robert Louis Stevenson 136

Alfred, Lord Tennyson 138

Flora Thompson 140

Henry David Thoreau 141

Oscar Wilde 142

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman 147

Virginia Woolf 148

William Wordsworth 153

William Butler Yeats 154

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