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Quotation by Mark Akenside
He with cowslips pale,
Primrose, and purple lychnis, decked the green
Before my threshold, and my shelving walls
With honeysuckle covered.
Mark Akenside (1721–70), British poet, physician. Inscription for a Grotto (l. 5–8). . .
Seven Centuries of Poetry; Chaucer to Dylan Thomas. A. N. Jeffares, ed. (1955) Longmans, Green & Company.
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