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"But on one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rosebush, covered, in this month of June, with its delicate gems, which might be imagined to offer their fragrance and fragile beauty to the prisoner as he went in, and to the condemned criminal as he came forth to his doom, in token that the deep heart of Nature could pity and be kind to him. (Chapter 1 pg. 3)
"...on this side of the Atlantic, in a hard soil and amid the close struggle for subsistence, the native English taste for ornamental gardening." (chapter 7 pg 20)