Somewhere In Thyme

A man taking basil from a woman will love her always.

~ Sir Thomas More
Tudor statesman and philosopher ~ 1478-1535

The desire of sage is to render man immortal.

~ From a medieval transcript

An honest laborious Country-man with good Bread, salt, and a little parsley, will make a contented meal with roasted onion.

~ John Evelyn ~ Herbalist – 1620-1706

A man’s nature runs either to herbs or weeds; therefore let him seasonably water the one and destroy the other.

~ Sir Frances Bacon

There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray you, love, remember. And there is pansies, that’s for thoughts.

~ William Shakespeare – Hamlet

And I will make thee beds of roses and a thousand fragrant posies.

~ Christopher Marlowe – writer, poet, playwright, lover

Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram, the marigold that goes with the sun, and with him rise weeping.

~ William Shakespeare – The Winter’s Tale

Those herbs which perfume the air most delightfully, not passed by as the rest, but being trodden upon and crushed, are three; this is, burnet, wild thyme, and watermints. Therefore, you are to set whole alleys of them, to have the pleasure when you walk or tread.

~ Sir Francis Bacon

Thank you, noble men.

~ Meadow Walker

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