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Quotation by George Peele
When as the rye reach to the chin,
And chopcherry, chopcherry ripe within,
Strawberries swimming in the cream,
And school-boys playing in the stream;
George Peele (1559–1596), British poet. The Old Wives' Tale (l. 36–40). . .
Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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