THOMAS EDWARD BROWN 1830-1897



A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!

Rose plot,

Fringed pool,

Ferned grot - 

The veriest school

Of peace; and yet the fool

Contends that God is not -

Not God! in gardens I when the eve is cool?

Nay, but I have a sign;

'Tis very sure God walks in mine.