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268 FRUITS IN THEIR SEASON.
Viii. Oi/D Goosebeery A^D His Cuirakt Ee...
study plant ; of who vegetable devotes to workmen life his and leisure its of laws lower to a , recreation and tastes who onl , necessitating leaving vies with cruel " the his of debasing sports y
, fellows in the innocent and useful rivalry as to which can bring to greatest perfection one of the products of their native land . All
honorthento the fair fruit whose charms have proved so powerful an attraction , , to this class of the community , and exercised so
beneficial an influence upon them . It has called forth , too , a literature * publications of its own , and and year beside local the s _^ newspapers occupy " Gooseb ing erry a _^ large a Book work share , " being especiall of various one y of devoted the gardening regular to it
Manchester appears every " annuals , . " Nor is the taste for gooseberry growing conthroug over fined a to hout large a sing Lancashire tract le count of all country y , , but Yorkshire has , and spread zealous desideratum , and , in company cultivators Cheshire with with . these may And the be northern weavers thoug found h ,,
wei amateurs ght alone and is the the greatest -important bulk is hardly compatible with fulness of flavor , their efforts have shown the capabilities of the fruit .
it Throug and h those , their who partialit have y been the attention willing to of sacrifice others has a little been of drawn its bulk to
in , order to attain excellence in other particulars , have succeeded in the ble sideration combining in enj every oyment greatness that respect of comparing which , with which may goodness it now therefore with adorns , and feeble produced be our enhanced forei summer gn that growths fruit b dessert y the , desira , , con and the - -
ment And Englishman , if and any exclaim proud may , p with oint spirit to honest should his gooseberry pride think , " scorn I have as of of he the made the does work it to what his , and Govern it deem is I ' - "
to the such object a too lesson petty of much for attention needed , the wisdom words for thoug poet h may not written convey _, , with that special intention , to no plant do they apply more
appropriately than to the gooseberry . " If we would and intend our eye
open , Ev W But ' n we in , like a desp bush Moses ise the these , radian should His t inferior Deity _esj > y ; ways ,
Though no less full of miracle and praise . " Upon the flowers of Heaven we gaze ,
The Thoug The life stars h of these of mankind Earth perhaps no wonder do . more in us an rais they e , sway
" Althoug More stored h no . with part beauty of mighty , power Nature , and be majesty ,
Xet to encourage human industry God has so ordered th dominion at no other leave part for Art
Such space and such . "
268 Fruits In Their Season.
268 FRUITS IN THEIR SEASON .
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), June 1, 1861, page 268, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01061861/page/52/