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Quotation by William Cullen Bryant
When beechen buds begin to swell,
And woods the blue-bird's warble know,
The yellow violet's modest bell
Peeps from the last year's leaves below.
William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878), U.S. poet. The Yellow Violet (l. 1–4). . .
Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I–II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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