This section is from the book "A Library Of Wonders And Curiosities Found In Nature And Art, Science And Literature", by I. Platt. Also available from Amazon: A library of wonders and curiosities.
Your contemplation further yet pursue;
The wondrous world of vegetables view !
See various trees their various fruits produce,
Some for delightful taste, and some for use.
See sprouting plants enrich the plain and wood,
For physic some, and some design'd for food.
See fragrant flow'rs, with different colours dy'd,
On smiling meads unfold their gaudy pride. Blackmore.