Healing, Dangerous Wonders: On Sylvia Legris’s “Garden Physic”

JULY 5, 2022 Give me truths;For I am wary of the surfaces,And die of inanition. If I knewOnly the Herbs and simples of the wood,Rue, cinquefoil, gill, vervain, and agrimony … — Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Blight” (1844) In all Diseases, strengthen the part of the Body afflicted. — Nicholas Culpeper, Culpeper’s Complete Herbal (1653) ¤ … Read more