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White tulip

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Tulips | 1 comment

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“The business of a poet, said Imlac, is to examine, not the individual but the species; to remark general properties and large appearances. He does not number the streaks of the tulip.” – Samuel Johnson

 

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A single tulip

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Tulips | 1 comment

The tulip and the butterfly
Appear in gayer coats than I:
Let me be dressed fine as I will,
Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
~Isaac Watts
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Hibiscus

Posted by on May 18, 2011 in Hibiscus | 0 comments

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into.
 ~Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858
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Redness

Posted by on May 14, 2011 in Leaves | 0 comments

“The one red leaf, the last of its clan,
That dances as often as dance it can,
Hanging so light, and hanging so high,
On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.”
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge quotes
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Pears

Posted by on May 12, 2011 in Fruits | 0 comments

“It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.”

Edward Bunyard, ‘The Anatomy of Dessert’
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