Oak, sap

The Rape of Lucrece, [946-952]. “To fill with worm-holes stately monuments,/ To feed oblivion with decay of things,/ To blot old books and alter their contents,/ To pluck the quills from ancient ravens’ wings,/ To dry the old oak’s sap and cherish springs,/ To spoil antiquities of hammer’d steel,/ And turn the giddy round of Fortune’s wheel”.

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

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