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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Almond (Amygdalus communis)
 
Almond blossom, sent to teach us
That the spring days soon will reach us.
        Edwin Arnold—Almond Blossoms.
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Blossom of the almond trees,
April’s gift to April’s bees.
        Edwin Arnold—Almond Blossoms.
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White as the blossoms which the almond tree,
Above its bald and leafless branches bears.
        Margaret J. Preston—The Royal Preacher. St. 5.
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Like to an almond tree ymounted hye
  On top of greene Selinis all alone,
With blossoms brave bedecked daintily;
  Whose tender locks do tremble every one,
  At everie little breath, that under heaven is blowne.
        Spenser—Faerie Queene. Bk. I. Canto VII. St. 32.
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