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carrion
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • Out, you green-sickness carrion! out, you baggage!
  • —More validity, More honourable state, more courtship lives In carrion flies than Romeo: they may seize On the white wonder of dear Juliet’s hand, And steal immortal blessing from her lips; Who, even in pure and vestal modesty, Still blush, as thinking their own kisses sin; But Romeo may not; he is banished,— This may flies do, when I from this must fly.

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  • The vultures must see carrion.
  • The plant attracts flies by smelling like carrion.

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