Rose, plum, bud, flower

The Passionate Pilgrim, [10.1-6]. “Sweet rose, fair flower, untimely pluck’d, soon vaded,/ Pluck’d in the bud, and vaded in the spring!/ Bright orient pearl, alack, too timely shaded!/ Fair creature, kill’d too soon by death’s sharp sting!/ Like a green plum that hangs upon a tree,/ And falls, through wind, before the fall should be.”

One Response to “Rose, plum, bud, flower”

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

    […] Plum: Venus and Adonis, [527-528]; plum tree and damsons, King Henry The Sixth, Pt. II, [2.94-105]; King John, [2.1.160-163]; The Passionate Pilgrim, [10.1-6]. […]

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