Re: Shelly, Thoreau and Irises
In a message dated 96-12-24 18:03:51 EST, you write:
<< To my ignorant 'ear' that sure sounds like a description of a Japanese
any chance that somebody had a little naturalized patch in Shelly's day? >>
Japanese irises were not imported into Europe until after Shelly's time, i.e.
Shelly died in 1822. Clarence Mahan