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Re: Shakespeare?

>Seems to me that some of the Shakespeare quotes (if not most of them) seem
>to refer to the iris of the eye, not to the flower.....
>Best wishes, Bill

	Perhaps - but to this English teacher, flowers are more likely
	to be written about by Shakespeare...and besides, beauty is in the
	`eye' of the beholder...goes for language, too. :-))

	Clearly though, Longfellow *was* writing about the flower that
	we love.

Ellen Gallagher

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