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"Hast thou loved the wood-rose, and left it on its stalk?"
Loved the wood-rose and left it on its stalk? if he had known that the boys of another generation would be able to answer as he would have liked to have them!
It is true that we are bidden, on high authority, to love the wood-rose and leave it on its stalk; but against this may be set the saying of
Loved the wood-rose, and left it on its stalk? ...
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