I don't agree with him; but I suppose we shall have to leave our little bower very soon.
On the ground mainly of an examination of the sorus and sporangium, Bower has shown that the Filicaceae may be divided into three groups - the Simplices, Gradatae and Mixtae - in which the sporangia arise simultaneously, in basipetal succession, or irregularly in the sorus respectively.
Oh, my bower, oh, my bower...!
It was successful, as also was the Historia literaria (1730-1734) of Archibald Bower.'
The development of these figures by a skilful bower is very fascinating.
In this, as in all morphological inquiries, two lines of investigation have to be followed, the phylogenetic and the ontogenetic. Beginning with its phylogeny, it appears, so far as present knowledge goes, that the differentiation of the shoot of the sporophyte into stem and leaf first occurred in the Pteridophyta; and, in accordance with the views of Bower (Origin of a Land..
A flowering plant (Saussurea tridactyla) was discovered by Bower at an elevation of 19,000 ft.
Laing (Edinburgh, 1872-1879); John of Fordun, Scotichronicon, continued by Walter Bower, edited by T.
Bower, The Elevation and Procession of the Ceri at Gubbio (Folk-lore Society, London, 1897).
The completed work, in its original form, consisted of sixteen books, of which the first five and a portion of the sixth (to 1163) are Fordun's - or mainly his, for Bower added to them at places.
Adam and Eve, according to the fable, wore the bower before other clothes.
(1864); Bower, " Germination, &c., in Gnetum," Journ.
Our knowledge of the flora of northern and central Tibet has been considerably increased by the collections of Prjevalsky, Wellby, Bower, Thorold, Littledale and the Lhasa Mission, and that of eastern Tibet by Rockhill.
The name of Bower was derived from a queen's residence attached to the ancient royal hunting-lodge in the vicinity.
In 1891 Hamilton Bower made his famous journey from Leh to Peking.
But it is a fairy bower now to what it used to be.
From this point the traveller followed a general south-westerly direction around the heads of all the feeders of the upper Dre chu, and thence into the lake region of northern central Tibet, crossing Bonvalot's route south of the Chi-chang t'so and that of Bower a few days farther south.
At this point Bower was stopped by some of the headmen of the Tibetan pastoral tribes (here under the rule of Lhasa), and obliged to make a long circuit to the north well out of Lhasa territory, and then eastward - till he struck the road to Chiamdo through Gyade or Chinese Tibet.
Bower, Hartley and James Mill (1881); James McCosh, Scottish Philosophy (1885); J.
"Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.
Bower's route on the west side of the Aru t'so.
Of the various buildings in a wealthy establishment the chief were the hall (heall), which was both a dining and reception room, and the " lady's bower " (brydbur), which served also as a bedroom for the master and mistress.
Thorold, of the India Medical Service, and a native sub-surveyor, Captain Hamilton Bower, I.S.C., set out from Leh on the 1st of June 1891, and crossed the Lanak la and the Ladak frontier on the 3rd of July.
Rejoining his caravan he turned westward, and passing through the country previously traversed by Bower and Littledale he reached Leh on the 10th of December Igo 1.
He waited on them in their hall and accompanied them in the chase, served the lady in her bower and followed the lord to the camp.'
The application of the important criteria which Bower has thus pointed out to the construction of a strictly phylogenetic classification of the Filicaceae cannot be made until the anatomy, the sexual generation and the palaeobotanical evidence have been further examined from this point of view.
After making a long detour north, often crossing the roads previously travelled by Bonvalot and Bower, and passing by Riwoche, he came to Chiamdo and Tachienlu.
bower of roses in the summer, a hell of ice in winter ' .
bower bird as it carefully builds its colorful boudoir.
If, as has been suggested by Bower, the strobiloid types are relatively primitive, the large-leaved Pteridophyta must be supposed to have arisenearly from such forms. The question cannot be discussed fully here, but enough has been said above to show that in the light of our present knowledge the main phyla of the Vascular Cryptogams cannot be placed in any serial relationship to one another.
Schimper, Plant-Geography (Clarendon Press, Oxford); Goebel, Organography (Clarendon Press, Oxford); Bower, The Origin of a Land-Flora (Macmillan); Beyerinck, Ueher Cecidien, (Bot.
Lord Lyttelton's letter to Mr Bower is a well-known panegyric on Festiniog.
WALTER BOWER (1385-1449), Scottish chronicler, was born about 1385 at Haddington.
Crossing the Sining-Lhasa road a little south of the Dang la range, and about two days' journey north of Nagchuka, Captain Bower crossed the Su chu, and following a course parallel to the Giama-nu chu, he made his way to Riwoche and thence to Chiamdo, from which town he followed the Lhasa-Tachienlu high road to the latter town, which he reached on the 10th of February 1892.
bower made of living willow.
There might be similar implications in the legend of Black (or Blue) Annis who had a bower at Dane (Danaan?
Grow climbers over it to create a beautiful shady bower!
bower shaded by trees, vines, shrubs etc, especially when trained about a trellis.
The stable was a leafy bower, dotted with pink, blue and yellow flowers.
The bright butterflies lifted in a multicolored cloud from the worn and pitted casing, canted in its green bower.
They build a new one each year, presumably the best bower attracts the best female!
bower anchors are too large to be carried by a Class C boat.
He came all so still to his mother s bower, As dew in April that falleth on the flower.
Bower, MA, 1992, Cereal pollen dispersal: a pilot study.
Queen Eleanor's Bower The most well known earthwork is Queen Eleanor's Bower.
A grand impressive cover, surmounted by a gilded pelican, was designed by Dikes Bower.
The path wandered a while in the open, and then passed under a trellis like a bower indefinitely prolonged.
Unbuilt design by S. Dikes Bower 1955 unbuilt design by S. Dikes Bower 1955 Unbuilt design by S. Dikes Bower, architect's impression 1955.
With the transition from water to land came the progressive development of the sporophyte which is the characteristic feature of the morphology of the Bryophyta and of all plants above them in the scale of life (see Bower, Origin of a Land-Flora).
The additions of Bower form eleven books, and bring down the narrative to the death of King James I.
It included, besides Hearne's Ductor historicus and the successive volumes of the Universal History, which was then in course of publication, Littlebury's Herodotus, Spelman's Xenophon, Gordon's Tacitus, an anonymous translation of Procopius; "many crude lumps of Speed, Rapin, Mezeray, Davila, Machiavel, Father Paul, Bower, &c., were hastily gulped.
Tissandier, Voyage au tour du monde (Paris, 1892); Lord Curzon, Persia and the Persian Question (London, 1892); Russia and the Anglo-Russian Question (London, 1889); Problems of the Far East (London, 1894); Captain Hamilton Bower, Diary of a Journey across Tibet (Calcutta, 1893); Szechenyi, Die wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse der Reise des Grafen Bela Szechenyi in Ostasien (Wien, 1893); R.
4.; Leipzig, 1898-1902); Bower, The Origin of a Land Flora (London, 1908); Goebel, Organography of Plants (Oxford, 1905); Hooker and Baker, Synopsis Filicum (London, 1874); Baker, Fern Allies (London, 1887); Christ, Die Fankrc uter der Erde (Jena, 1897); Seward, Fossil Botany, vol.
Unbuilt design by S. Dikes Bower 1955 Unbuilt design by S. Dikes Bower, architect 's impression 1955.
Say "I do" under a tropical bower or standing on a sandy beach.
A single mother of three sons, Julie Bower is a detective with BSO.
Before working sex crimes and missing persons, Bower was the only woman on the BSO Diving Rescue team.
The whole work, including Bower's continuation, was published by Walter Goodall at Edinburgh in 1759.
Bower's Diary of a Journey across Tibet (London, 1894); the Izvestia of the Russian Geog.
Goodall's is the only complete modern edition of Bower's text.
The results of Captain Bower's journey were all of first-class importance.
In the latter part of this remarkable journey Littledale's route lay parallel but to the south of the routes followed previously by Nain Sing, and more recently by Bower.
The main work continued to be done in Latin, and to better purpose by Hector Boece (q.v.), John Major and George Buchanan (q.v.) than by the earlier annalists Fordun (q.v.) and Bower (q.v.).
Laing (Edinburgh, 1872-1879); and Walter Bower's continuation of John of Fordun's Scotichronicon, edited by T.
His story is one "Which never yet was heard in tale or song From old or modern bard, in hall or bower."
For a discussion of this view, which regards the alternation of generations in Pteridophytes as antithetic and the two generations as not homologous with one another, reference may be made to the works of Celakovsky and Bower.
The magnificent park contains Fair Rosamund's well, near which stood her bower.
The male Regent bower Bird is brightly colored but builds a relatively simple bower with a few leaves which contrast with the forest floor.
We saw the bower and a female / young male en route, but no adult male.
Among his poems, which are modelled on Pope and Akenside and rather commonplace, may be mentioned: Paradise of Coquettes (1814); Wanderer in Norway (1815); Warfiend (1816); Bower of Spring (1817); Agnes (1818); Emily (1819); a collected edition in 4 vols.
Bonvalot in 1887, Littledale in 1888, Cumberland, Bower and Dauvergne, followed by Younghusband in succeeding years, extending to 1890; Dunmore in 1892 and Sven Hedin in 1894-1895, have all contributed more or less to Pamir geography; but the honours of successful inquiry in those high altitudes still fall to Lord Curzon, whose researches in 1894 led to a singularly clear and comprehensive description of Pamir geography, as well as to the best map compilation that till then had existed.
These materials were used by a continuator who wrote in the middle of the 15th century, and who is identified with Walter Bower,' abbot of the monastery of Inchcolm.
Other abridgments, not by Bower, were made about the same time, one about 1450 (perhaps by Patrick Russell, a Carthusian of Perth) preserved in the Advocates' library (MS. 35.6.
Among the contributors in successive years were Canning, Scott (who reviewed himself), Robert Southey, 1 Archibald Bower (1686-1766) was educated at Douai, and became a Jesuit.
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