Origin of the Colour and Fragrance of the Rose. By Dr. Booker
Botany, Sex, Gender, Christianity
The anecdote recounts Booker's humorous poetical explanation of the origin of scented and coloured roses, which relates them to the primeval flower's reaction to the kiss of Eve.
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