Strawberry, nettle

Henry the Fifth [1.1.60-66]. “The strawberry grows underneath the nettle/ and wholesome berries thrive and ripen best/ Neighbored by fruit of baser quality;/ And so the Prince obscured his contemplation/ Under the veil of wildness, which (no doubt)/ Grew like the summer grass, fastest by night/ Unseen, yet crescive in his faculty.”

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