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Green, slender, leaf-clad holly boughs Were twisted gracefu' round her brows, I took her for some Scottish Muse, By that same token, An' come to stop those reckless vows, Would soon be broken.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: The Vision (duan I, st. 9)

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And as, when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green, The Holly leaves a sober hue display Less bright than they, But when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the Holly-tree?

Robert Southey Quotes , Source: The Holly-Tree

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Those holies of themselves a shape As of an arbor took.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes , Source: The Three Graves (pt. IV, st. 24)

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All green was vanished save of pine and yew, That still displayed their melancholy hue; Save the green holly with its berries red, And the green moss that o'er the gravel spread.

George Crabbe Quotes , Source: Tale of the Hall

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O Reader! hast thou ever stood to see The Holly-tree? The eye that contemplates it well perceives Its glossy leaves Ordered by an Intelligence so wise As might confound the Atheist's sophistries.

Robert Southey Quotes , Source: The Holly-Tree (st. 1)

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