brittle fern quotes

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We have the receipt of fern-seed, we walk invisible.
Brittle beauty that nature made so frail,
Whereof the gift is small, and short the season,
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Unhappy as the event must be ... we may draw from it this useful lesson: that loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that on ...
So melts, so vanisheth, so fades, so withers
The rose, the shine, the bubble, and the snow
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Night's brittle song, silver-thin
Shatters into a billion fragments
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Pale and pinched-up faces hovered about the windows where was tempting food; hungry eyes wandered over the profusion guarded by on ...
Redemption, brittle lady,
Be so ashamed of thee.
Weed, moss-weed,
root tangled in sand,
sea-iris, brittle flower.
Overworked assonance, nonsense,
juxtaposition of words for words' sake
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Pompeii has nothing to teach us,
we know crack of volcanic fissure,
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