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The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

  

by Sir Walter Ralegh

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Quote #4

Thy gown, thy shoes, thy beds of Roses,
Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies
Soon break, soon wither, soon forgotten— (13-15)

Flowers, it seems, unlike wine, don't get better with time. They get drier, and browner, and, well, dead-er.

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