Cowley, Abraham . The Third Part of the Works of Mr. Abraham Cowley Being his Six Books of Plants
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[Upon the same.]

Though on me Greece bestow'd a graceful Name, 60
Which well the Figure of my leaves became;
Th'Apothecaries have a new one found,
(Dull Knaves! that hate the very Greek Words sound)       960
And from a nasty Sow, (whose very name
Stinks on my tongue) have stigmatiz'd my Fame.
But I to them more than to Swine give bread,
They are the Hogs, by my large bounty fed.


[60] Cyclaminus.