Costard, plantain

Love’s Labor’s Lost, [3.1.69-73]. Moth. “A wonder, master! Here’s a costard broken in a shin.” Armado. “Some enigma, some riddle. Come, thy l’envoy; begin.” Costard. “No egma, no riddle, no ‘lenvoy, no salve in the mail. sir. O, sir, plantain, a plain plalntain. No l’envoy, no l’envoy, no salve, sir, but a plantain!”

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

    […] VIII, [5.4.1-10]; King Henry VIII, [5.4.59-65]; costard, Love’s Labor’s Lost, [3.1.69-73]; crabbed months Winter’s Tale, [1.2.99-105]; pomewater and crab, Love’s Labor’s […]

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