C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


  • Oh! roses and lilies are fair to see;
  • But the wild bluebell is the flower for me.
  • Louisa A. Meredith.

  • Hang-head Bluebell,
  • Bending like Moses’ sister over Moses,
  • Full of a secret that thou dar’st not tell!
  • George MacDonald.