Wakefield Naturalists’, 1883

‘Numquam aliud natura, aliud sapentia dicit’ Beneath a shield with the fleur-de-lys of Wakefield at its centre and a daisy, a beetle, a bird and a microscope in the quarters around  it, the  motto of the Wakefield Naturalists’ and Philosophical Society, a quotation from Juvenal’s Satires, translates as: ‘Never does nature say one thing and wisdom say another’ Wisdom […]