He loves also Paste, Flag-Worms, Wasps, Green-Flies, Butter-Flies and a Grass-hopper, without Legs.
"The School of Recreation (1696 edition)" by Robert Howlett
He loves also Paste, Flag-Wormes, Wasps, Green-Flies, Butter-Flies, and a Grass-hopper, without Leggs.
"The School of Recreation (1684 edition)" by Robert Howlett
Sweet-Flag deteriorates with age and is subject to the attacks of worms.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
If at night, when doors are shut,
And the wood-worm picks,
And the death-watch ticks,
And the bar has a flag of smut,
And a cat's in the water-butt—-
"Mesmerism" by Robert Browning