Cedar, branches, stock

Cymbeline, [4.4.138-144]. Postumus. (reading) “‘When as a lion’s whelp shall, to himself unknown, without seeking find, and be embrac’d by a piece of tender air; and when from a stately cedar shall be lopp’d branches, which, being dead many years, shall after revive, be jointed to the old stock, and freshly grow; then shall Posthumus end his miseries, Britain be fortunate and flourish in peace and plenty.'”

Same lines repeated at [5.5.437-444].

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