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" Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea, though it be in a morning's dew. "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 483
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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Lifewriting: Drawing from Personal Experience to Create Features You Can Publish

Fred D. White - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 223 pages
...that do best perfume the air. Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells (ie, that retain their smells), so that you may walk by a whole row...no smell as they grow, rosemary little, nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet, specially...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2007 - 156 pages
...what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air, Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers12 of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row...no smell as they grow. Rosemary little; nor sweet marjoram. That which above all others yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet, specially...
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