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Temple of Flora, or, Garden of the botanist, poet, painter, and philosopher.

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Thornton, Robert John (1768?-1837)
Temple of Flora, or, Garden of the botanist, poet, painter, and philosopher.
Robert Thornton, 1812

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Contents

[Front Cover]

[Marbled Paper]

Flora Dispensing her Favours on the Earth

[Title page] Temple of Flora, or Garden of the Botanist, Poet, Painter, and Philosopher,

Lines Addressed to Doctor Thornton, on his Temple of Flora.

Verses Addressed to Doctor Thornton, on the Completion of his Temple of Flora

Flora Jealous. To Doctor Thornton, on Receiving a Present of Some Beautifully Painted Plants from his Temple of Flora, to Decorate "The Poet's Cottage."

Verses in Praise of the Artists Engaged in the Temple of Flora, and of the Author of the Work.

Proem. The Card of Invitation.

Aesculapius, Ceres, Flora, and Cupid, Honouring the Bust of Linnaeus.

Cupid Inspiring Plants with Love.

The Snow Drop and the Crocus.

Group of Roses.

A Group of Hyacinths.

A Group of Tulips.

Tulip Root.

A Group of Auriculas.

The Superb Lilly; or, Lilium Superbum.

A Group of Carnations.

Mimosa Grandiflora; or, Large-Flowering Sensitive Plant.

Night-Blowing Cereus; or, Cactus Grandiflorus.

Strelitzia Reginae; or, Queen Plant.

Limodoron Tankervillae; or, Chinese Limodoron.

Arum Dracunculus; or, Dragon Arum.

A Group of Stapelias.

American Aloe; or, Agave Americana.

Kalmia Angustifolia; or, Narrow-Leaved Kalmia.

Rhododendron Ponticum; or, Pontic Rhododendron.

Sarracenia Flava; or, Yellow Pitcher-Plant.

Renealmia Nutans; or, Nodding Renealmia.

American Cowslip; or, Meadia.

Indian Reed; or, Canna Indica.

Passiflora Cerulea; Common Blue Passion-Flower.

The Winged Passion-Flower; or, Pasiflora Alata.

Passiflora Quadrangularis; or, Quadrangular Passion-Flower

Oblique-Leaved Begonia; or, Begonia Obliqua.

Nymphaea Nelumbo; or, Sacred Egyptian Bean.

Nymphaea Coerulea; or, Blue Egyptian Water-Lilly.

The Persian Cyclamen.

Protea Cynaroides; or, Artichoke Silver-Tree.

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[Back Cover]


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