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The flowers of modern history

John Adams

The flowers of modern history

comprehending, on a new plan, the most remarkable revolutions and events, ... from the irruption of the Goths and Vandals, ... to the conclusion of the American war. Designed for the improvement and entertainment of youth. By the Rev. John Adams, A.M.

by John Adams

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Published by printed by Zacharia Jackson, for Messrs. Grueber and M"Allister in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 3127, no. 04).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3127, no. 04.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxii,309,[1]p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16911693M

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  The language of flowers are used throughout literature and in art. We see the language of flowers used in the literature of William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Charlotte, and Emily Bronte. One example is in The Winter’s Tale, the princess Perdita wishes that she had violets, daffodils, and primroses to make garlands for her friends.   As part of our Spring Theme Pack, we put together a spring book list, a gardening book list, and a seeds and plants list. Here’s our final list – books about flowers. Enjoy these lovely books any time of the year! Flowers Are Calling, by Rita Gray. We really enjoyed this rhyming book about flowers and the animals who pollinate them.

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