Clarke had hoped to find time to botanize
, which was something Bell wished him to do, but as the geology work involved working at speed but consistently accurately, he felt that as "a new chum at it I am slow beyond even my usual slowness, so I have with many regrets to pass by all sorts of things unknown to me".
Fleetwood's disparaging account of what his wife might find--some grasses, some mosses--inadvertently conveys how far afield women had begun to botanize
by the early nineteenth century, going beyond the flowers of a domestic pleasure garden into plant families that do not have discernible flowers of the sort that women were expected to paint as simulacra of themselves.
Muir wrote this letter from Meaford, Canada, where he had traveled to botanize
and where he was staying and working with members of the local Disciples church.
This old tale is probably based on the facts that the French priest and botanist Charles Plumier (1646-1704) really did botanize
in the West Indies and that the tree commonly known as frangipani was named after him.
In this context, MNCs must be regarded as a potentially very fruitful 'bowl or kettle offish' in which to botanize
does more than botanize
on the graves of mutilated peasants and famous victims--he blackmails us with our sentiment and outrages our compassion; it is the novel as a form of abuse, the dead-end of feeling.
In 1870 it was Norrlin's turn to botanize
in the Onega region, and in the first part of his Flora Kareliae Onegensis (Norrlin 1871) he could consider the problem of the boundary in detail, beginning with a historical introduction from Wirzen till Sahlberg.
After Bertram acquires a text on "Latin grammar" (181), this American farmer explains that within only "[t]hree months time," has was able "to botanize
all over my farm" and, "in a little time I became acquainted with every vegetable that grew in my neighborhood" (181).
In their process of exploring the cultural and geographical features of the region, Edwards and L base themselves for a time in the village of Caprile, and, having secured side-saddles, mules, and the services of two local guides, they take day trips to various sites to sketch, botanize
, and admire the scenery.