Natural History, Amusement, Education, Popularization
Notes that 'Vernal Notes' does not constitute a series, 'but will consist of a few details of some of the most interesting phenomena of the natural history of the season, interspersed with slips from the Floral Calendar of the month, with poetical illustrations, so as may revive the recollections of the country' in residents of London. Hopes also to 'aid the recreative studies of Natural History, by familiarizing the general reader with a few of its most popular facts, and thus become the means of drawing his attention to a more scientific examination of its several branches' (204).
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