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GRASS
[ Also see Gardens Herbage Herbs Nature Plants ]

The voice said, Cry, And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the fields:
  The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of Lord bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.
      - Bible, Isaiah (ch. XL, v. 6-7)

The scented wild-weeds and enamell'd moss.
      - Thomas Campbell, Theodric

Grass grows at last above all graves.
      - Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr, Grass-Grown

We say of the oak, "How grand of girth!"
  Of the willow we say, "How slender!"
    And yet to the soft grass clothing the earth
      How slight is the praise we render.
      - Edgar Fawcett, The Grass

A blade of grass is always a blade of grass, whether in one country or another.
      - Samuel Johnson (a/k/a Dr. Johnson) ("The Great Cham of Literature"),
        Mrs. Piozzi's Anecdotes of Johnson
         (p. 100)

The green grass floweth like a stream
  Into the oceans's blue.
      - James Russell Lowell, The Sirens (l. 87)

O'er the smooth enamell'd green
  Where no print of step hath been.
      - John Milton, Arcades

And pile them high at Gettysburg
  And pile them high at Ypres and Verdun.
    Shovel them under and let me work.
      . . . .
        I am the grass.
          Let me work.
      - Carl Sandburg, Grass

Ay, sir, but 'while the grass grows'--the proverb is something musty.
      - William Shakespeare,
        Hamlet Prince of Denmark
         (Hamlet at III, ii)

How lush and lusty the grass looks! how green!
      - William Shakespeare, The Tempest
         (Gonzalo at II, i)

Whylst grass doth grow, oft sterves the seely steede.
      - George Whetstone, Promos and Cassandra


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