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Quotation by Shakespeare
There is a willow grows aslant a brook
That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Gertrude, in Hamlet, act 4, sc. 7, l. 166-7.
"His" means its; "hoar" means frost; the undersides of willow leaves are greyish white, like frost.
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