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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Summer's Day



Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer's lease hath all too short a date.

Shakespeare, Sonnet 18



















Leaving the waterside , where rushes stood thick and tall in a stream that was becoming sluggish and slow, he wandered countrywards, crossed a field or two of pasturage already looking dusty and parched, and thrust into the great sea of wheat, yellow, wavy, and murmurous, full of quiet motion and small whisperings. Here he often loved to wander, through the forest of stiff strong stalks that carried their own golden sky away over his head-- a sky that was always dancing, shimmering, softly talking; or swaying strongly to the passing wind and recovering itself with a toss and a merry laugh.

Wayfarers All, Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Graham


Wishing you a lovely summer Sunday!
Thanks for stopping by! Ciao! for now!

Jacqueline


Linked with The Tablescaper for Summer Sundays

12 comments:

Marydon said...

Whisk me away! These are gorgeous!
Have a lovely weekend ~
TTFN ~Hugs, Marydon

Victorian1885 said...

Lovely post! Your whites for Summer are so crisp and fresh! Have a great weekend!

Wanda

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Beautiful words and photos. Love the butterfly linens.

Brayton Homestead Interiors said...

beautiful images paired with beautiful prose... lovely

Karen

raggygirlvintage said...

Sigh, it's all just lovely!
Tracey

James said...

So very soothing,Shakespeare and white. Thank you.

Kay said...

I doth agree with Shakespeare! Summer's lease hath all too short a date---at least here in Oregon! Love the beautiful photos of all the lovely linens! Beautiful summer sunday!
Love, Kay

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Wow, the detail in the linens is really pretty-enjoy!

Janean said...

i *heart* these whites...natural...clean...calming.....

match the color with poetry? amazing! i'm giddy!!!

Linda said...

What beautiful linens...and your photos are lovely! Thanks for sharing!

The Tablescaper said...

Oh so lovely. Crisp summer white linens - just lovely.

And I always to tell you, and just plain forget, how much I love your header. It's so tastefully done.

Thanks so much for being a part of Summer Sundays! Looking forward to having you with us next Sunday too!

- The Tablescaper

Katie@LeBeauPaonVictorien said...

Beautiful,crisp white linens and other white lovlies! Soooo summery....and the Sonnet is one of my faves.....;-)

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