sábado, 23 de abril de 2016

Flowers from Shakespeare

Hoy se cumple el cuarto centenario de la muerte de William Shakespeare; es un buen día para pasear por uno de los jardines dedicados a cultivar las plantas mencionadas en sus obras.
Crédito: «USA-NYC-Central Park-Shakespeare Garden1» de Ingfbruno - Trabajo propio.


"I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, where ox-lips and the nodding violet grows; Quite over-canopied with luscious woodhine, with sweet music-roses, and with eglantine".
Midsummer Night's Dream. Act II. Scene II.

"... daffodils, that come before the smallow dares and take the winds of March with beauty;"
Winter's Tale. Act IV. Scene III.

"... the fairest flowers o' the season are our carnations and streak'd gilly flowers,"
Winter's Tale. Act V. Scene III.

"Where the bee sweks, there suck I: in a cowslips bell I lie:"
The Tempest. Act V. Scene I.

"There's fennel for you, and columbiness"
Hamlet. Act IV. Scene V.

"... and there is pansies, thats for thoughts."
Hamlet. Act IV. Scene V.

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