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Sappho
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Middlemarch
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  • For he was not one of those gentlemen who languish after the unattainable Sappho’s apple that laughs from the topmost bough—the charms which "Smile like the knot of cowslips on the cliff, Not to be come at by the willing hand."

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  • Sappho was born on the island of Lesbos (from which the word lesbian is derived).
  • Ms. Rose winked and slipped me her personal copy of Sappho Leap.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned

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