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nettle
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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nettle
Used in
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • There is a willow grows aslant a brook, That shows his hoar leaves in the glassy stream; There with fantastic garlands did she come Of crowflowers, nettles, daisies, and long purples, That liberal shepherds give a grosser name, But our cold maids do dead men's fingers call them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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