A Flower-sanctuary

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IT seems to me that Sir Edward Fry takes a rather narrow view of the by-law under discussion; for surely it may be held that the removal of any of the special Cheddar plants, in such quantities as to leave a blank where there was formerly a mass of colour, would constitute a “disfigurement” or “damage” within the meaning of the enactment: and I suggest that any bench of magistrates anxious to preserve the beauty of the gorge should find no difficulty in convicting under the by-law. If, however, it be held that the existing by-law is inadequate, it seems clear that county councils have full power to enact far more stringent and specialised by-laws.

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