Sunday, April 5, 2015

Jack: April 5, 2015

She then asked him to inform her about flowers.  To her they were variously shaped and colored petals, poised at different seasons of the year upon very similar green stalks; but to him they were, in the first instance, bulbs or seeds, and later, living things endowed with sex, and pores, and susceptibilities which adapted themselves by all manner of ingenious devices to live and beget life, and could be fashioned squat or tapering, flame-colored or pale, pure or spotted, by processes which might reveal secrets of human existence.   

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