| Quote #1
BEROWNE: The spring is near, when green geese are a-breeding. (1.1.18)
In Shakespeare, Spring is all about mating, breeding, and procreation. In terms of human beings, this translates to sexual activity.
| Quote #2
LONGAVILLE: Berowne is like an envious sneaping frost
Longaville picks up on Berowne's seasonal imagery and uses it to insult him.
| Quote #3
BEROWNE: At Christmas I no more desire a rose
Berowne will want to take back this argument for "all things in good time" when Rosaline asks him to wait year.