Sarah Josepha Hale Quote

The explanations of these [classes and orders] must necessarily be very brief; my aim being rather to stimulate curiosity respecting the subject of Botany than to impart instruction is the science.


The Book of Flowers, Introduction (p. vii), Saunders & Otley. 1836

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The explanations of these [classes and orders] must necessarily be very brief; my aim being rather to stimulate curiosity respecting the subject of...

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The explanations of these [classes and orders] must necessarily be very brief; my aim being rather to stimulate curiosity respecting the subject of...

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The explanations of these [classes and orders] must necessarily be very brief; my aim being rather to stimulate curiosity respecting the subject of...

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The explanations of these [classes and orders] must necessarily be very brief; my aim being rather to stimulate curiosity respecting the subject of...