Roses, Roses, Roses

Photographs are a selection of roses from my garden – looking absolutely beautiful.

Words by ― Arthur Conan Doyle, from The Naval Treaty

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“What a lovely thing a rose is!… Our highest assurance of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers.

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All other things, our powers, our desires, our food are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance.

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But this rose is an extra. Its smell and color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it.

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It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers.”

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― Arthur Conan DoyleThe Naval Treaty

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7 thoughts on “Roses, Roses, Roses

  1. So very pretty!
    Really stunning!
    Lea
    Lea’s Menagerie

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  2. Photos of gorgeousness ! Very apt words too. There really is little better in life than a lovely rose (oh dear, should I get out more ??)

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  3. These are really beautiful, Ronnie. I bet it was fun taking the photographs. 🙂

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  4. They are indeed lovely roses.

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  5. These are beautiful. I love roses.

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  6. Stunning images with perfect words….

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