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Quotation by William Cullen Bryant
Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang
In brighter light and softer airs, a beauteous sisterhood?
Alas! they all are in their graves;
William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878), U.S. poet. The Death of the Flowers (l. 7–9). . .
Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America, The. Donald Hall, ed. (1985) Oxford University Press.
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