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" The buttonwood (says Michaux) astonishes the eye by the size of its trunk and the amplitude of its head ; but the white elm has a more majestic appearance, which is owing to its great elevation, to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme... "
The Woods and By-ways of New England - Seite 224
von Wilson Flagg - 1872 - 442 Seiten
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The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of ..., Band 3

François André Michaux - 1819
...grow in a reversed position near the first ramification , and descend along the trunk. The Buttonwood astonishes the eye by the size of its trunk and the...elevation , to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme elegance of its summit. In New Hampshire, between Portsmouth and Portland , a great...
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A Report on the Trees and Shrubs Growing Naturally in the Forests of ..., Band 1

George Barrell Emerson - 1846 - 547 Seiten
...abrupt strength of the oak is not visible, and you have, instead, the graceful majesty of the elm. " The buttonwood," says Michaux, " astonishes the eye...elevation, to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme elegance of its summit. In Maine, between Portsmouth and Portland, a great number of...
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The Horticultural review and botanical magazine, Band 1

1851
...not visible, and you have, instead, the graceful majesty of the elm. " Michaux says, ' the buttonwood astonishes the eye by the size of its trunk and the...elevation, to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme elegance of its summit.' " The character of the trunk is almost as various as that of...
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and ...

1856
...and exhibits a variety of hues, from a light yellow and a greenish olive to a nearly pure white. " The buttonwood (says Michaux) astonishes the eye by...elevation, to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme elegance of its summit." With all its magnitude it has not the sturdy and majestic character...
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and ...

1856
...lichens, and exhibits a variety of hues, from a light yellow and a greenish olive to a nearly pure white. "The buttonwood (says Michaux) astonishes the eye...elevation, to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme elegance of its summit." With all its magnitude it has not the sturdy and majestic character...
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A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England

Wilson Flagg - 1881 - 335 Seiten
...branch. These ruff-like appendages are among its generic marks of distinction. " The Button wood," says Michaux, " astonishes the eye by the size of...mentions one growing on a small island in the Ohio Eiver, which at five feet from the ground measured forty feet and four inches in circumference; and...
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Republic of Shade: New England and the American Elm

Thomas J. Campanella - 2003 - 228 Seiten
...elm in girth and "amplitude of its head," the American elm offered "a more majestic appearance . . . owing to its great elevation, to the disposition of its principal limbs, and to the extreme elegance of its summit." To Michaux, the American elm was a masterpiece of sylvan architecture,...
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