horologe

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80) Titling her poem, "The Dial of Flowers," rather than punning on the "watch" of flora or flower "clock," Hemans avoids these modern mechanical, artificial devices in favor of the sundial's more primitive technology to analogize vegetable horologes and their use of light.
Her posthumously published volume, Beachy Head, Fables, and Other Poems (1807), introduces her poem, "The Horologe of the Fields: Addressed to a Young Lady, on Seeing at the House of an Acquaintance a Magnificent French Timepiece.
La ville [Liege] est plus grande que Lyon, et est presque en mesme assiette, la riviere de Meuse passant au milieu ; tres-bien bastie, n'y ant maison de chanoine qui ne paroisse un beau palais ; les rues grandes et larges ; les places belles, accompagnees de tres-belles fontaines ; les eglises ornees de tant de marbre (qui se tire prez de la), qu'elles en paroissent toutes ; les horologes faits avec l'industrie d'Allemagne, chantants et representants toutes sortes de musique et de personnages.