Plants in The Sonnets

n.b. Another iffy one.

Apple: eve’s apple [93]. Lily: that fester, [94]; whiteness of [98]; condemned for thy hand [99]. Marigold: as some men’s glory upon the favor of princes [25]. Marjoram: resembling hair [99]. Olives: peace symbol [107]. Rose: in own eyes contracted, [1]; smell and appearance contrasted [54]; of shadow [67]; canker in [95]; vermillion [98]; three roses, one niether red nor white [99]; [109]; damasked red and white [130]. Violet: past prime [12]; purple, having stolen thy breath [99].

Flowers: flower distilled, [5]; living flowers [16]; April’s first borne flowers, [21]; when beauty lived and died as flowers [68]; flowers meeting with infection [94]; smell of [98]; flowers stealing their qualities from beloved [99]; [113]; weed and flower [124]. Weeds: beauty becomes a weed, [2]; invention in a noted weed, [76]; weeds outbraving infected flowers’ dignity [94];weed and flower [124];

General References: bud [1]; tillage of thy husbandry [3]; sap, lusty leaves, [5]; lofty leafless trees [12]; sap, men as plants increase [15]; buds, [18]; prince’s fair leaves [25]; buds [54]; buds [99]; bough [102]; harvest [128].


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