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Re: Shakespeare/Longfellow

>I'm not too well up on Shakespeare (we only studied MacBeth (I'm not
>superstitous) and Romeo and Juliet at school - loved MacBeth!) but I have
>heard a quote by Longfellow - "Thou art the iris, fair among the fairest". I
>think we can all agree with that, but does anyone know which of Longfellow's
>works this quote is taken from?

	I'm sure someone (Jim or Carolyn?) will find it - but here is more
	of this quote:

	    		The Iris

	Thou art the iris, fair among the fairest,
	   Who, armed with golden rod
	And winged with celestial azure, bearest
	   The message of some God.

	Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-82)

Ellen Gallagher

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