‘The very pineapple of politeness’ Sheridan 'The Rivals'
'Daffodils that come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty...'
Shakespeare 'The Winter's Tale'
‘…And cyclamens putting their ears back.’
Symbols of remembrance
“Fairy folks’ fingers casting spells; Lambs-tongue-leaves; a ring of bells.” Anonymous
'The flower buds of the delphinium are like dolphins on the Tyrrhenian. Or so some people say but I’ve never seen them that way.'
Drawing after Ferdinand Bauer