Eleanor Vere Boyle (née Gordon) (1825-1916)
A Garden of Pleasure, facing p. 153
These berries serve as a preface to the chapter on September, which has much to say about fruit, and especially about fruit naturally ripened in the sun rather than in glasshouses. It is typical of Boyle to love the humble and commonplace, and make us appreciate it.
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