Within the gardenís peaceful scene Appeared two lovely foes, Aspiring to the rank of Queen, The Lily and the Rose. Yours is, she said, the noblest hue, And yours the statelier mien, And till a third surpasses you Let each be deemed a Queen. ~ William Cowper (1731-1800) In Sunday’s column (Sept. 3, 2017), I [...]

Within the gardenís peaceful scene Appeared two lovely foes, Aspiring to the rank of Queen, The Lily and the Rose. Yours is, she said, the noblest hue, And yours the statelier mien, And till a third surpasses you Let each be deemed a Queen. ~ William Cowper (1731-1800) In Sunday’s column (Sept. 3, 2017), I [...]

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