" Chinese Method of Dwarfing Trees."
[ Applied to both Chinese gardens & penjing ]
Bibliography Reference - sighting the " Gardeners Chronicle of 21 November 1846 "
We should acknowledge, the Western perception of that time.......
- Contemptible in appearance.
- Hideously made, that which nature created, beautifully.
- Made lame & distorted, that was created straight and well-looking.
- Rendered mean and unhealthy.
" Be minded, the same way toward others, as to yourselves;
do not be minding lofty things, but be led along, with the lowly things."
These words were written in the First Century Common Era.