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    There's plenty of boys that will come hankering and gruvvelling
    around when you've got an apple, and beg the core off you; but
    when they're got one, and you beg for the core, and remind them
    how you give them a core one time, they take a mouth at you, and
    say thank you 'most to death, but there ain't a-going to be no
    core.

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Oh! happy are the apples when the south winds blow.

Oh! happy are the apples when the south winds blow.

by William Wallace Harney Found in: Apples Quotes,
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What plant we in this apple tree?
Sweets for a hundred flowery springs
To load the May-wind's read more

What plant we in this apple tree?
Sweets for a hundred flowery springs
To load the May-wind's restless wings,
When, from the orchard-row, he pours
Its fragrance through our open doors;
A world of blossoms for the bee,
Flowers for the sick girl's silent room,
For the glad infant sprigs of bloom,
We plant with the apple tree.

by William Cullen Bryant Found in: Apples Quotes,
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Art thou the topmost apple
The gathers could reach,
Reddening on the bough?
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Art thou the topmost apple
The gathers could reach,
Reddening on the bough?
Shall I not take thee?

by William Bliss Carman Found in: Apples Quotes,
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Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough,
A-top on the topmost twig--which the pluckers forgot, somehow--
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Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough,
A-top on the topmost twig--which the pluckers forgot, somehow--
Forgot it not, nay, but got it not, for none could get it till
now.

by Dante Gabriel Rossetti Found in: Apples Quotes,
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How we apples swim.

How we apples swim.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Apples Quotes,
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Like Dead Sea fruit that tempts the eye,
But turns to ashes on the lips!

Like Dead Sea fruit that tempts the eye,
But turns to ashes on the lips!

by Thomas Moore Found in: Apples Quotes,
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The apples that grew on the fruit-tree of knowledge
By woman were pluck'd, and she still wears the prize
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The apples that grew on the fruit-tree of knowledge
By woman were pluck'd, and she still wears the prize
To tempt us in theatre, senate, or college--
I mean the love-apples that bloom in the eyes.
- Horace Smith and James Smith,

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The Blossoms and leaves in plenty
From the apple tree fall each day;
The merry breezes approach read more

The Blossoms and leaves in plenty
From the apple tree fall each day;
The merry breezes approach them,
And with them merrily play.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Apples Quotes,
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To satisfy the sharp desire I had
Of tasting those fair apples, I resolv'd
Not to defer; read more

To satisfy the sharp desire I had
Of tasting those fair apples, I resolv'd
Not to defer; hunger and thirst at once
Powerful persuaders, quicken'd at the scent
Of that alluring fruit, urged me so keen.

by John Milton Found in: Apples Quotes,
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