Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 17, 2022
by jenniferpuryear

Farewell to the Queen

Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) Glory be to God for dappled things –    For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;       For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;    Landscape plotted and pieced – fold, fallow, and plough;       And áll trádes, their gear and tackle and trim. All things counter, original, spare, strange;    Whatever is fickle, freckled (who …

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