Rose, nectar

Venus and Adonis, [571-576]. “When he did frown, O, had she then gave over,/ Such nectar from his lips she had not suck’d./ Foul words and frowns must not repel a lover./ What though the rose have prickles, yet ’tis pluck’d./ Were beauty under twenty locks kept fast,/ Yet love breaks through and picks them all at last.”

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  1. Shakespeare’s Plants (alphabetical) « PLANTS Says:

    […] are”, [7-12]; war god a prisoner in a red-rose chain [109-112]; has prickles yet is plucked [571-576]; like lawn upon, [589-592]; “gloss on the rose” [931-936]; aroma of rose, sonnet [54]; […]

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