by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

The lily has an air
Language: English 
The lily has an air,
  And the snowdrop a grace,
And the sweetpea a way,
  And the heartsease a face, --
Yet there's nothing like the rose
    When she blows.

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