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Note 4, page 129, line 11.
An auricula, or any other single flower, is so called when the stigma (the part which arises from the seed-vessel) is protruded beyond the tube of the flower, and becomes visible.
Note 5, page 129, line 14.
Which shed such beauty on my fair Bizarre.
This word, so far as it relates to flowers, means those variegated with three or more colours irregularly and indeterminately.
Interpone tuis interdum gaudia curis,
Ut possis animo quemvis sufferre laborem.
Catull. lib. 3.
Laxaturque chelys, vires instigat alitque
Statius Sylv. lib. 4.
Jamque mare et tellus nullum discrimen habebant; Omnia pontus erant: deerant quoque littora ponto. Ovid Metamorph. lib. 1.
Common Amusements of a Bathing-place-Morning Rides, Walks, &c.-Company resorting to the Town-Different Choice of Lodgings-Cheap Indulgences-Sea-side Walks -Wealthy Invalid-Summer-Evening on the Sands-Sea Productions—“Water parted from the Sea"-Winter Views serene-In what Cases to be avoided-Sailing upon the River-A small Islet of Sand off the Coast-Visited by Company-Covered by the Flowing of the TideAdventure in that Place.
Of our amusements ask you?-We amuse
Ourselves and friends with sea-side walks and views,
Or take a morning ride, a novel, or the news;
Or, seeking nothing, glide about the street,
When evening comes, our invalids awake,
Others look round for lodging snug and small,
The brick-floor'd parlour which the butcher lets;
The needy-vain, themselves awhile to shun, For dissipation to these dog-holes run; Where each (assuming petty pomp) appears, And quite forgets the shopboard and the shears. For them are cheap amusements: they may slip Beyond the town and take a private dip; When they may urge that, to be safe they mean, They've heard there's danger in a light machine; They too can gratis move the quays about, And gather kind replies to every doubt; There they a pacing, lounging tribe may view, The stranger's guides, who've little else to do; The Borough's placemen, where no more they gain Than keeps them idle, civil, poor, and vain. Then may the poorest with the wealthy look On ocean, glorious page of Nature's book! May see its varying views in every hour, All softness now, then rising with all power, As sleeping to invite, or threat'ning to devour :