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A garden rosary . a garden rosary 23 June 2^ hile my mother sits in the after-noon sun J Gegena is playingwith the shadows of the birdsthat flit above her head from rose arch torose pillar. Caressed out of all the sav-age instincts of cathood, this dainty beastdoes not even lift her eyes to the birdsthemselves. A gray kitten playing with the glancingshadow of a bird that mocks at her — hereis a gentle degeneracy that might temptthe fantastic brush of Aubrey Beardsley^or lure the pen of Hawthorne down thelines of his musing Sketch-Book,. 24 A GARDEN ROSARY June 28 here are ten thousand swelling

A garden rosary . a garden rosary 23 June 2^ hile my mother sits in the after-noon sun J Gegena is playingwith the shadows of the birdsthat flit above her head from rose arch torose pillar. Caressed out of all the sav-age instincts of cathood, this dainty beastdoes not even lift her eyes to the birdsthemselves. A gray kitten playing with the glancingshadow of a bird that mocks at her — hereis a gentle degeneracy that might temptthe fantastic brush of Aubrey Beardsley^or lure the pen of Hawthorne down thelines of his musing Sketch-Book,. 24 A GARDEN ROSARY June 28 here are ten thousand swelling Stock Photo
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1571 x 1591 px | 26.6 x 26.9 cm | 10.5 x 10.6 inches | 150dpi

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A garden rosary . a garden rosary 23 June 2^ hile my mother sits in the after-noon sun J Gegena is playingwith the shadows of the birdsthat flit above her head from rose arch torose pillar. Caressed out of all the sav-age instincts of cathood, this dainty beastdoes not even lift her eyes to the birdsthemselves. A gray kitten playing with the glancingshadow of a bird that mocks at her — hereis a gentle degeneracy that might temptthe fantastic brush of Aubrey Beardsley^or lure the pen of Hawthorne down thelines of his musing Sketch-Book,. 24 A GARDEN ROSARY June 28 here are ten thousand swellingbuds on the rosebushes, press-ing up against the house.Ramblers, climbers, trailers, — / almostgasp when I think of the impending pan-orama of color, and the flood of perfume,I feel myself a princess in a mysteriouslybeleaguered tower: a Brunhilde with thefire no power could retard creeping uparound her: like the Sleeping Beauty,when the spell-born bushes began to climbhigher, higher, higher — hedging her in,for a hundred years, with her dreams. A GARDEN ROSARY 25 June 30 he roses have hurst forth every-where at once, like a trium-phant army unfurling myriadbanners to the sky, and sending up toheaven shouts of exaltation. The wallsof the house have fallen at the vibrationof this Joshuas band. Or — if one mustbe accurate, even when overwhelmed —completely disappeared behind the bloomand the foliage.

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