To the Bramble Flower

by Ebenezer Elliott

Thy fruit full well the schoolboy knows,
Wild Brambles of the brake!
So put thou forth thy small white rose;
I love it for his sake.





Today is the anniversary of the death of the English poet Ebenezer Elliott who died on this day, December 1, 1849.


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To the Bramble Flower

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