Georg Brandes Quote

It makes the plant neither more nor less interesting that it smells sweet or stings; but the dispassionate interest of the botanist is often accompanied by the purely human pleasure in the beauty of the flower.


Main Currents in Nineteenth, Century Literature, Introduction (p. 3), The Macmillan Co. 1906

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It makes the plant neither more nor less interesting that it smells sweet or stings; but the dispassionate interest of the botanist is often...

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It makes the plant neither more nor less interesting that it smells sweet or stings; but the dispassionate interest of the botanist is often...

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It makes the plant neither more nor less interesting that it smells sweet or stings; but the dispassionate interest of the botanist is often...

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It makes the plant neither more nor less interesting that it smells sweet or stings; but the dispassionate interest of the botanist is often...