Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, 3 (1854–55), 166–67.
Mrs H B Stowe
Botany, Vitalism, Horticulture
The mother of the character Georgina explains how 'the vital force' causes flowers to blossom and, using an analogy between human intellectual and plant growth, discusses the benefits of strengthening the soul before it is allowed to blossom (167).
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