"Flower in the crannied wall,
I pluck you out of the crannies,
I hold you here, root and all, in my hand,
Little flower - but if I could understand
What you are, root and all, and all in all,
I should know what God and man is."
aus: Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), The Poems, ed. Ch. Ricks 1969