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Quotation by Shakespeare
The seasons alter; hoary-headed frosts
Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose,
And on old Hiems' thin and icy crown
An odorous chaplet of sweet summer buds
Is, as in mockery, set.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. "Hiems" is the personification of winter, hoary and old. Titania, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 2, sc. 1, l. 107-11.
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