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13 1 NAPLES I trust in Nature for the stable laws Naples, sitteth by the sea, keystone of an arch Of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant of azure. And Autumn garner to the end of time. TUPPER—Proverbial Philosophy. Of Death. I trustin God—the rightshall be the . L. 53. And other than the wrong, while he endures; NARCISSUS I trust in my own soul, that can perceive

2 If thou hast a loaf of bread, sell half and buy the flowers of the narcissus; for bread nourisheth the body, but the flowers of the narcissus the soul. Oswald CRAWFURD—Round the Calendar in Portugal. P. 114. Quoting it from MoHAMMED. (See also SAADI under HYACINTH)

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Go forth under the open sky, and list

To Nature's teachings.
BRYANT—Thanatopsis.

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To him who in the love of Nature holds
Communion with her visible forms, she speaks
A various language. -
BRYANT—Thanatopsis.
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See one promontory (said Socrates of old)
one mountain, one sea, one river, and see all.
BURTON.—Anatomy of Melancholy. Pt. I.
Sec. 2. Memb. 4. Subsec. 7.
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I am apart of all you see
In Nature: part of all you feel:
I am the impact of the bee
Upon the blossom; in the tree
I am the sap—that shall reveal
The leaf, the bloom—that flows and flutes
Up from the darkness through its roots.
ADIson CAwein—Penetralia.

18 Nature vicarye of the Almighty Lord. CHAUCER—Parlement of Foules. L. 379.

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Not without art, but yet to Nature true.
CHURCHILL–The Rosciad. L. 699.

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Ab interitu naturam abhorrere.
Nature abhors annihilation.
CICERO–De Finibus. W. 11. 3.

See also RABELAIs)

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Meliora sunt ea quae natura quam illa quae

arte perfectasunt.

Things perfected by nature are better than

those finished by art.
CICERO-De Natura Deorum. II. 34.

22 All argument will vanish before one touch of nature. GEORGE Col. MAN the Younger—Poor Gentleman. Act W. 1. 23 Nature, exerting an unwearied power, Forms, opens, and gives scent to every flower; Spreads the fresh verdure of the field, and leads The dancing Naiads through the dewy meads. CowPER—Table Talk. L. 690.

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Norrural sights alone, but rural sounds,
Exhilarate the spirit, and restore
The tone of languid Nature.

cogn-The Task. Bk. I. The Sofa. L.

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