La Belle Assemblée, 1 (1806), 268–270.
Letters on Botany, from a Young Lady to her Friend [5/8]
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Botany, Education, Observation, Taxonomy, Anatomy, Fieldwork, Design, Biogeography, Acclimatization
Introduces further botanical specimens and describes their structure, taxonomy, and in some cases their habitat. Observes: 'Nature shortens distances; in the fields we gather the same flowers, we inhale the same perfumes, we listen to the same concert, and our souls, in the same atmosphere, can render homage to the great creator of the universe' (268).
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