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‘First on the wal was peynted a forest In which ther dwelleth neither man ne best, With knotty, knarry, bareyne trees olde, Of stubbes sharpe and hidouse to biholde, In which there ran a rumbel in a swough As though a storm shoulde bresten every bough. and dounward from an hille, under a bente, Ther stod the temple of Mars armypotente.’
Geoffrey Chaucer The Knight’s Tale
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Landscape of Dreams © Pimpernel Press Limited 2016 Text © Isabel and Julian Bannerman 2016 Photographs © Isabel and Julian Bannerman and Dunstan Baker 2016, except as noted on page 296.
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