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Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
... very instrumental, in consequence of the wide circulation given it, in serving the cause of the injured Africans Thus, again, Thomas Clarkson, now from his two-volume History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament which he...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... Legendre came by a few days later, a wintersweet was still in full, fresh, and fragrant bloom in my garden as well as at the W. B. Mayers’ and the Edwin Clarksons’. Mr. Legendre was interested in the variations in the flowers, and he said their scents di√ered too. Perhaps this is why there...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-090
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... think this can be done by pointing out some of the features of Elizabeth Clarkson’s garden. Look first for a good relationship between house and garden. The connection is direct and intimate with gardens on every side of the house, all seen from within through a door or window. Each of...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-093
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... chose it because it is cheap, but also because I like it. The material I used (on the advice of Eddie Clarkson) is the local kind called pit gravel. It has a fine texture, weathers to a warm tan, and to me is pleasant to walk on, though my mother used to say it hurt her feet. The faults of pit gravel...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-132
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... make one. We always made them at Christmas, but when I looked them up in Rosetta Clarkson’s invaluable Herb Journal I found that the proper time to present them is on New Year’s Day. The original pomanders were scented balls or beads made of rare and 224 bits and pieces...
Book Chapter

By Ian Baucom
Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
... Credit 80–82; paper Clarkson, Thomas, 211–13, 234, 240, money and, 65–66; slave trade and, 265, 268, 270–71; Glissant and, 313; 71, 83–92; system of, 84–85; trust on the middle passage, 271–75, 292– and, 89 93; on Sharp, 276; on slave ships, Critique of Judgment (Kant), 155, 156 265...
Published: 25 November 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
... the place where it is supposed to lie; as no circumstance has been inserted in it, for which the fullest and most undeniable evidence cannot be produced The ‘‘scene’’ Thomas Clarkson had in mind in this passage from his 1785 Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species, Particularly the...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... formed in 1823, and a leading campaigner in Parliament for the abolition of slavery (WBD; ODNB). 6. Thomas Clarkson (1760–1846), English abolitionist, became a leading antislavery campaigner after winning a Cambridge University essay contest on the subject in 1785. Publication of Clark- son’s work...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... vice versa. This is the earliest date I have known for Prunus mume and I have kept records for more than twenty years. The few times it has flowered before the New Year, it has come late in December but this year Eliza- beth Clarkson called to say that the first flower of the white mume was open...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... said that nemophila is the earliest annual, I forgot Johnny- jump-ups. They have bloomed for me on the fourth of February. Mine came from Elizabeth Clarkson seven years ago, and have been perpetuat- ing themselves ever since. Those in my Raleigh garden came from Miss Louise Busbee. One spring...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... take into consideration. One is that dogwoods are not easy to transplant, even when balled and burlapped, and planted in the spring, which is considered the proper time. Trees from three to four feet tall are the best size to set out for they grow slowly. One that Elizabeth Clarkson...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... small round glossy leaves that grows between the bricks in Elizabeth Clarkson’s garden is Hydrocotyle rotundifolia. Anyone who values one’s garden or one’s peace will not admit it, but Elizabeth has had it a long time without regret and many people ask where it can be had. It is a...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... pleasant sound. He also spoke of the ways that water is used in the Edwin Clarksons’ garden (Wing Haven). There are two wall fountains in this garden: in one, water pours from a lion’s mouth into a dipping well; in the other it trickles from the center of a circle of doves which represents the seven...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-107
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... bush because it bursts into bloom after summer rains; and purple sage because the violet flowers hide the gray foliage. Elizabeth Clarkson sent me a twig from Texas, in full bloom on September 22. As it will stand zero temperatures, Elizabeth thinks that it will grow any place where...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-131
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... pomanders had almost forgotten about pomanders when Mary Hobbs asked me Ihow to make one. We always made them at Christmas, but when I looked them up in Rosetta Clarkson’s invaluable Herb Journal I found that the proper time to present them is on New Year’s Day. The original pomanders were...
Published: 26 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395775-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9577-5
... program, giving way to tears and apologizing midsong for her lack of self- control, the twenty- year- old Kelly Clarkson sings: “I can’t believe it’s happening to me . . . some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this.” Clouds of confetti flutter from the rafters as the other finalists gather...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
..., indoors in winter and out of doors in summer. Cuttings root easily and plants from seed bloom in about three months. Park Seed o√ers a pure white form and some named dwarf varieties which are only six inches tall. Sultanas are plants for shady places but Elizabeth Clarkson grows them in...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... untouched by a number of hard frosts. I sent a sprig to Dr. Wells, who said he could not place it among the natives. Elizabeth Clarkson’s aster which she brought from her mother’s garden in Texas is just beginning to bloom. The flowers are deep violet and larger than Mrs. Tate’s, but the plant...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
.... One that Elizabeth Clarkson gave me more than ten years ago has not quite reached a height of fifteen feet. However, the trees begin to bloom when they are small, and they are long lived, which is very important in public planting. Dogwoods have their troubles. Some springs the blossoms are...