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Flora Domestica, Or, the Portable Flower-garden:

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ISBN-10: 1409712036

ISBN-13: 9781409712039

Edition: 2008

Authors: Leigh Hunt

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FLORA DOMESTICA, THE PORTABLE FLOWER-GARDEN DIRECTIONS FOR THE TWATRIENT OF -- PLANTS IN POTS ILLUSTRATIONS FROM TI-IE WORKS OF THE POETS. c HOW exquisitely sweet This zich display of fbwers, This airy wild of fragrance So lovcIy to the cyc, And to the sense so sweet. ANDREXS AAM. LONDON PRINTED. FOR TAYLOR nm HESSEY, 93, FLEET-STREET, AM11 13, CVATERLOO-PLACE, P.LL-MATJL 1829. FLORA DOMESTEA. TO SIR IVILLIAM KNIGHTON, BAlCL. sIn, I TAKE .the liberty of laying this Volume bcforc you, in humble acktlowledgment of the gm- titude and respect with which I rcrnain, SIR, Your humble and obedient Servant, THZ AUTI-IOR. LIST OF THE PLANTS DESCRIBED IN THIS .WORK .…    
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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Language: English

Leigh Hunt was so prolific that, if his writing were ever collected, it would exceed 100 volumes of mostly unmemorable prose. He was so eccentric and socially visible that even Dickens's caricature of Hunt as the perennially cheerful Harold Skimpole in Bleak House is immediately recognizable. But his philosophy of cheer, however eccentric among such doleful writers of his generation as Coleridge and Byron, appealed to middle-class public taste, which accounts for his immense following. Educated, like Coleridge and Lamb, at Christ's Hospital, Hunt became a journalist, helping his brother John edit the weekly Examiner. As a result of the paper's liberal policy, they were both fined and…