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I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.
The morning rose, that untouched stands
Armed with her briars, how sweet she smells!
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
We all agree now--by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty--that a work of art is like a rose. A rose is not beautiful becaus ...
You might think that after thousands of years of coming up too soon and getting frozen, the crocus family would have had a little ...
Ah, Sun-flower, weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun,
Here tulips bloom as they are told;
Unkempt about those hedges blows
An English unofficial rose;
Just now the lilac is in bloom,
All before my little room;
Forgotten and stinking they stick in the can.
And the vase breath's better and all, and all.
Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang
and stood
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