By that sweet ornament which truth doth give ! The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns and play as wantonly... The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare - Seite 68von William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 SeitenVollansicht
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...summer's breath their masked buds discloses. But, for their beauty only is their show, They live unwooed and unrespected fade ; Die to themselves. Sweet roses...: Of their sweet deaths are sweetest odours made. One added ornament, we see, turns the deep dye, which was but show and mere sensation before, into...