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Old Silas Griggs the gardener... | 05-Apr-08

Poem begins "Old Silas Griggs the gardener was sitting in the sun" and continues something like "telling his daughter all the things that he had done. / Of how he helped to build the ark and Silas told her too / Of Adam and the apple and the garden where it grew.

The poem ends: "There was a woman, Silas said, and her I chiefly blames, / She started calling all the things by all them Latin names".

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fROM More Green Fingers: Another Present for a Good Gardener By Reginald Arkell

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